Their population dropped devastatingly fast after their first contact with Western foreigners in 1778, but their numbers are returning to "pre-contact" levels.
Meanwhile, foreign-born shares among whites and blacks are expected to rise, according to new Census Bureau projections.
Even among Asian Americans, Indian Americans stand out as better educated, higher earning and more Democratic.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is making his first visit to the U.S. at a time when people in each country have favorable views of each other.
Natural increase (births minus deaths) accounted for 78% of the total change in the U.S. Hispanic population from 2012 to 2013, whereas migration accounted for about 61% of the total change in the Asian-American population.
Asian-American voters lag whites and blacks in turnout in midterm elections, an analysis of Census Bureau data shows.
45% of Asian Americans say the U.S. immigration system “works pretty well and requires only minor changes” while 47% say the system “needs to be completely rebuilt” or “needs major changes.”
Here's a data portrait of the Filipino-American community, drawn from the Pew Research Center's 2012 report on Asian Americans.
In a new study, researchers found nearly a three-fold increase in the share of integrated New York City neighborhoods with a mix of whites, Hispanics and Asians but few, if any, blacks.
While the date of the Hindu New Year varies by region and custom, many Hindus celebrate in mid-April at home and in temples. According to a 2012 survey of Asian Americans, 85% of Asian American Hindus attend worship services at a temple at least a few times a year, and 78% have a religious shrine in their home.