Asian Oregonians report bias crimes, discrimination

Polling of Asian residents in Oregon shows the age ranges of those who reported they or a family member were threatened with physical harm or subjected to racial slurs because of their race.

Recent polling underscores the prevalence of xenophobia and racism targeted at Asian communities in Oregon.

A survey of Asian Oregonians found 49% were subjected to racial slurs or degrading language against them or a family member, while 36% said they had witnessed racist epithets or language directed at them or a family member on social media.