Asians Americans Expected To Be Largest Immigrant Group By 2060

New research projects Asian Americans to be the largest immigrant group in the country, surpassing 46 million by 2060.

census letter
This March 19, 2020, file photo, shows a 2020 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident. Matt Rourke / Associated Press
census letter
This March 19, 2020, file photo, shows a 2020 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident. Matt Rourke / Associated Press

Asians Americans Expected To Be Largest Immigrant Group By 2060

New research projects Asian Americans to be the largest immigrant group in the country, surpassing 46 million by 2060.

As the Asian population in the U.S. continues to grow, so do the existing gaps within the group. According to Pew Research Center, they are the most diverse yet economically divided minority group in this country.

Reset brings on WBEZ’s Esther Yoon-Ji Kang to break down the story.

GUEST: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang, reporter on WBEZ’s race, class and communities desk