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Americans of East, South or Southeast Asian ancestry
Asian Americans are Americans of Asian ancestry. The term refers to a panethnic group that includes diverse populations, which have origins in East Asia, the Indian subcontinent, or Southeast Asia, as defined by the United States Census Bureau. This includes people who indicate their race(s) on the census as "Asian" or reported entries such as "Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Other Asian". In modern times, this term excludes Americans with ethnic origins in other parts of Asia, such as West Asia, who are now considered Middle Eastern Americans and thus, are White Americans. In 2018, Asian Americans comprised 5.4% of the U.S. population; including multiracial Asian Americans, that percentage increases to 6.5%.
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The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday it would investigate the rising tide of hate crimes in America, as Asian Americans have..