TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Talks about Chinese Immigration to Queens on NY1


Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge talks about Chinese immigration in a recent NY1 TV story.

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The story examines the growth of the Chinese community in Flushing, Queens, now larger than Manhattan's famous Chinatown.

"This has become, and is well known as, a place you go if you're Chinese and you're living in Hong Kong, Singapore, Mainland China or Taiwan," said Andrew Beveridge, a professor at Queens College.

At 32,000, the Chinese population is second to Bensonhurst only by a couple hundred residents, according to Census estimates from 2008 to 2012.

"A lot of the Chinese here are Mandarin," Beveridge said. "Recent Chinese immigrants are likely from Fujian."

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