Op-ed: Asians add diversity to the Statehouse

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In May, we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islanders’ contributions to our community. Asian Americans are the single most diverse demographic in Massachusetts. They are also the fastest growing demographic with a population of 349,768, according to the United States 2010 Census. This is a 46.9 percent increase from 2000 to 2010 and represents 5.3 percent of the population. Continue reading