Post Tagged with: "Korean immigrants"

Soonkyu Shin (Photo via Korea Daily)

How a Korean Immigrant Made His Way in Finance

Business, East Asian, Immigration, Queens April 21, 2016 at 3:53 pm

Soonkyu Shin, the first blind chartered financial analyst, tells Korea Daily how he made his way in the world of finance.

Sang Kyun Kim, owner of "Kim's Cleaners," with a customer (Photo by Soyoung Kim for Voices of NY)

Fewer Korean Dry Cleaners in NYC?

The dominance of Korean immigrants in the dry cleaning business could come to an end as many owners reach retirement age and rent and labor costs continue to rise.

MinKwon to Help Korean Immigrants

MinKwon to Help Korean Immigrants

East Asian, Elections 2016, Immigration, New York, Queens November 29, 2016 at 11:31 am

The MinKwon Center for Community Action is gearing up to help members of the Korean community cope with possible changes in immigration policy, Queens Chronicle reports.

Jay Caspian Kang, author of "The Dead Do Not Improve"

Korean Perspective on Virginia Tech Massacre

Asian, Crime, Culture, Featured Posts September 24, 2012 at 5:37 pm

The Korea Daily interviews Jay Caspian Kang, author of “The Dead Do Not Improve,” a novel about the Virginia Tech Massacre. Kang says he explored concepts of Korean emotions and how they related to the shooter and the community.

Korean-American Parents Worry About Teen Drug Abuse

Crime, Health, In the News June 12, 2012 at 4:39 pm

Korean-American adolescents are taking to drugs at a rate that has some parents and counselors concerned, according to an article from Korea Times, which cites anecdotal evidence of an increase in teen drug abuse in the community.