British Asian

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British Asian

A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring in the UK, has an ethnic origin from a former British colony (e.g., Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, British Hong Kong) regardless of where he/she was raised or educated.
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There will also be an opportunity for Asian and Asian British employees to identify themselves as Sikh, Muslim, Gujerati or Sylheti.
Present were representatives from white British, Asian British, Bengali, Pakistani, Indian, Romany and Japanese communities.
In a Radio 4 interview, she said: "There are a lot of black and Asian British people who feel as strongly as some of my white families do - that there is an essential unfairness in the system.
AN ASIAN British man on his way to Disneyland with his family told yesterday how he was sent home to the UK after landing at a US airport.
Chadha's film, which recounts the events of a day trip of a group of Asian British women to the seaside resort of Blackpool, evinces in Desai's analysis a representation of how diasporic women's bodies reflect the figuration of the physical and social illnesses that homesickness produces.
A recent citizenship survey showed 30 per cent of Asian British households did not speak English at home.
Sipping a pint on the patio of a Barry Island pub the other evening, I wondered if the new visitors regarded themselves as British Asian, or Asian British, or whatever it is the Government has suggested they should call themselves.
Overall, 59% of those stopped and searched described themselves as white, 17% as Asian or Asian British, 10% as black or black British and 2% as of mixed ethnicity.
Asian or Asian British - Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi or any other Asian background
The largest minority ethnic group in Wales is classed as Asian or Asian British.
I think that's why people saw me as a role model - I was an Asian British person proud of representing his country.

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