Asian immigration to the United States refers to immigration to the United States from part of the continent of Asia, which including East Asia, Southeast Asia, and South Asia. Asian-origin populations have historically been in the territory that would become the United States since the 16th century. The number of Asian immigrants in the United States has increased exponentially over the last 50 years, and Asia is now the second-largest region of birth of U.S. immigrants. The growth of this population dates to the abolition in 1965 of national-origin quotas that barred immigration from Asia. This article delves into key data on Asian immigrants, from settlement and employment patterns to.
Jul 10, 2009 · This article is based on the chapter "Migration in the Asia-Pacific Region" in The Age of Migration, fourth edition.A more detailed version can be found in the book. The Age of Migration website contains more material, including a virtual symposium on the global financial crisis and migration. Early human migrations are the earliest migrations and expansions of archaic and modern humans across continents and are believed to have begun approximately 2 million years ago with the out of Africa migration of Homo erectus.This initial migration was followed by other archaic humans including H. heidelbergensis, which lived around 500,000 years ago and was the likely ancestor of both.
The Asian Migration cluster maintains research interest in a broad range of human migrations, mobilities and interconnectivities within and beyond Asia.For 2014-16, the cluster has three priority research themes. The first draws attention to the material processes and discourses of globalization and transnationalism as they intersect in Asian cities. Jun 23, 2015 · Asian migration to Australia While a growing share of migrants to Australia comes from Asian countries like China and India, only a very small number come from Indonesia, Australia's nearest and very important Asian neighbor.