2012 Budget Negotiations and API Women

By charley
Published: Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

With the urgent need to raise the debt ceiling before August 2nd 2011, negotiations over the 2012 federal budget is being used as a trillion dollar bargaining chip; but this fiscal battle is more than just dollars and cents. The negotiations happening now threaten to unravel the safety net that has protected generations of Americans. As Asians and Pacific Islanders (API) are the fastest growing race within the last ten years (43.3% and 35.4% increase, respectively), the implications for the API community is significant. Learn more in our new issue brief.

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