Only Asians with surnames with Caucasian sounding name are able to get around the unfair system, not for those with Asian fathers.
Being born in America in a family that has lived there for generations do not help them to be regarded as assimilated full-fledged Americans. It is a mixed bag - some are more Asian and others more American / westernised.
An Asian has to compete unfairly, requiring hundreds of points higher compared to other races.
Since discrimination clearly exists in education, it would not be far off the mark to guess that injustice permeates to other areas such as employment in the government and promotion prospects? High achievers being penalised, are victims of their success.
It is a no-win situation. American universities that discriminate (including Harvard) will stand to lose out if mediocrity, purposeful discrimination by stereotyping form the guiding "principles".
Some amount of proactive and affirmative action to promote egalitarianism (not equality) is a commendable social policy. Reserving a small percentage for disadvantaged groups has been a longstanding policy of many organisations.
On the other hand, wealthy parentage and alumni connections will get a student ahead of the rest, overlooking scores in SAT. So the egalitarian argument is defeated and biased elitism is exposed. The extent and pervasiveness of favouring some groups over others by some American universities is disgraceful.
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In contrast ethnic minorities in China such as Tibetan are given much leeway : offering lower university entry and generous scholarships.
We wonder why Big Brother / Uncle Sam is still supporting exiled rebels who are westernised in their appearances and outlook and have lost much of their cultural heritage.