A controversial proposal that aimed to bring back affirmative action to California's public universities is not going before voters this year as supporters had hoped. But it doesn't mean the issue is completely dead.
Josie Huang has been reporting on this for story for KPCC's Immigration and Emerging Communities desk. She joins us now.
What happened to this bill could actually be a turning point for the political prowess of Asian-Americans in California.
To talk about their growing power, we're joined by Karthick Ramakrishnan, professor of political science at UC Riverside, and director of the National Asian American Survey.