Overseas Chinese (Huáqiáo 华侨 Huárén 华人)

Chee-Beng TAN

The Chin family, 1955. William and Betty Chin owned and operated a laundry in downtown Baltimore, Maryland, after moving to the United States in the 1940s. PHOTO BY THE CHIN FAMILY.

Throughout the past two centuries, Chinese have migrated to different places for different reasons. The terms for these groups have varied as well, and their profile in economic markets has changed from unskilled to highly skilled. Although descendents of older….

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