Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in the United States according to a recent analysis by Pew Research Center. Hong Yen Chang was born in in Guangdong, China and was one of students that were selected to study in the United States through the Chinese Educational Mission in He became the first Chinese American lawyer in the U. He had strong recommendations for bar admission after graduating with honors from Columbia Law School in , but was denied because the Chinese Exclusion Act prevented him from gaining U.
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This is a list of the first women lawyers and judges in Asia. It includes the year in which the women were admitted to practice law in parentheses. Also included are the first women in their country to achieve a certain distinction such as obtaining a law degree. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikipedia list article.