Key findings in this report include:
- Federal immigration policy is particularly important to Asian Americans. About three in four Asian American adults are foreign born.
- Since 2008, Asia has been the largest regional source of immigration to the United States.
- 58% of Asian Americans support a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants in the United States.
- This represents a dramatic change from 2008, when just 32% of Asian Americans supported a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants in the country.
- 54% of Asian Americans indicate that visa backlogs is a significant problem for their families, with 38% indicating that it is a “very serious” or “fairly serious” problem.
- Among national origin groups, concern about visa backlogs is highest among Indians (67%), Hmong (66%), Vietnamese (51%), and Filipinos (48%).