Of the 24 million Asians living in the United States, about 2.3 million live in poverty. Many are working to overcome the economic hardships they encounter and achieve their American dream. But they face challenges along the way, from Asian immigrants grappling with language barriers to U.S.-born Asians navigating pathways to success.

This short film is part of a broader research portfolio studying the diverse experiences of Asians living in the U.S.

Essay: The Hardships and Dreams of Asian Americans Living in Poverty
Analysis: Key facts about Asian Americans living in poverty