Even so, dismantling affirmative action didn’t make sense to Asian American students; if anything, they needed more protections against discrimination.
“When we talk about representing the interest of Asian students, which Asian students are we talking about?” asks Chung.
The diversity within the Asian community too often goes unrecognized by non-Asians, even in those rare moments when Asian Americans are in the public spotlight.
Most Asian Americans are aware that affirmative action does benefit them.
But the fact that affirmative action can help Asian American applicants undermines SFFA’s legal argument.