1 The Middle East is geographically in Asia; According to the US Census Bureau persons in any of the original people of the Middle East are White American. 
2 The United States Government classified Kalmyks as Asian until 1951, when Kalmyk Americans were reclassified as White Americans.
3 The US Census Bureau reclassifies anyone identifying as "Tibetan American" as "Chinese American".
5 Punjabi Americans may be classified as Indian or Pakistani. Bengali Americans may be classified as Bangladeshi or Indian.
6 The US Census Bureau considers Afghanistan a South Asian country, but does not classify Afghan Americans as Asian.