Lisa Yong and Wai-Loong Lim

The United States of Asian America

A visual landscape of Asian American cultural influences in mainstream America.

What is the New Asian American Story? And where are the new pockets of influences coming from?

In California, Asian American-owned companies have transformed the economic landscape and are emblematic of a new breed of Asians on the move: highly educated and savvy entrepreneurs who have created multimillion-dollar businesses. Asian American investments have also kept the economy buoyant in many other parts of America. But it's the Tibetans in Colorado and Laotians in Louisiana that are making a splash.