Asian immigration to the United States refers to immigration to the United States from part of the . once answered by Chinese and Japanese immigration, with migration patterns to Hawaii extending to the mainland starting from the s.
South Asian Indian immigrants also entered the United States as laborers, large numbers to the West Coast during the s to work in farms and canneries.
The first Asian immigrants to come to the United States in significant numbers were the . Between and , over , Asians immigrated to Hawaii,.
History of the American West, The majority of Chinese immigrants, for example, were single men who worked for a while and returned home.