Whether it's dating or marrying someone of a different race, interracial relationships are not a new phenomenon among Asian Americans. Of course, anti-miscegenation laws were part of a larger anti-Asian movement that eventually led to the Page Law of 1875 that effectively almost eliminated Chinese women from immigrating ot the U.When the first Filipino and Chinese workers came to the U. S., the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882, and other restrictive regulations. Further, after the passage of the 1965 Immigration Act, many of these Asian war brides eventually helped to expand the Asian American community by sponsoring their family and other relatives to immigrate to the U. These days, Asian Americans in interracial relationships are very common. Census Bureau to construct the following table on marriage patterns among Asian Americans. 2011), the table shows the percentage of the six largest Asian ethnic groups who are married either endogamously (within their ethnic group), to another Asian (outside their ethnic group), or to someone who is White, Black, Hispanic/Latino, or someone who is Mixed-Race/Multiracial, by husbands and wives.Non-Asian guys usually take a step back, take a good look at me, and, with the little wheels in their heads slowly chugging away, they find the only feasible sentence worth saying is, simply: To which I cheerfully reply, “Nope. I just hate ugly faces.” Watching them walk away with those faces contorted with puzzlement is so amusing, but that’s only if they leave at that moment. “Well…what do Asian guys have that make them so special? You’re too young to say what you do and don’t like…” etc.They’re either completely confused and/or jealous as to why an attractive white woman like myself (if I might be conceited enough to say) likes only Asian men. You find someone online, you fix a date to meet and voila job done.
Therefore, anti-miscegenation laws were passed that prohibited Asians from marrying Whites. S.-Raised (1.5 generation or higher)FR = Foreign-Raised (1st generation)"USR USR or FR" = Spouse 1 is USR while Spouse 2 can be USR or FR"USR USR Only" = Both spouses are USRMethodology used to tabulate these statistics History shows that these anti-miscegenation laws were very common in the U. They were first passed in the 1600s to prevent freed Black slaves from marrying Whites and the biracial children of White slave owners and African slaves from inheriting property. had formal laws on their books that prohibited non-Whites from marrying Whites.After World War II however, the gender dynamics of this interracial process flip-flopped. Similar in structure to their study, my colleague J. That is, the specific numbers for each ethnic group vary depending on how you measure "intermarriage." The different models are: I present these three models to give you, the reader, the opportunity to decide for yourself which model best represents the "true" picture of marriage among Asian Americans.You should understand that each model has its strengths and weaknesses and as you can see, each produces some very different numbers. I’m the white girl that dates only Asian guys with absolutely no apology…and, depending on who you are, I know what you’re thinking when I say that. How can you know what you like if you’ve never dated different races?