Asia on Main Street: Recent Immigration to Worcester, MA in New England Perspective

Robert Ross (Clark University), “Asia on Main Street: Recent Immigration to Worcester, MA in New England Perspective,” 2011. From the article: “Worcester, MA, a middle sized regional city in transition from a manufacturing to a service industry base, has been a home to immigrants since the late 19th Century. In the past Irish, Swedish, Armenian, and Italian immigrants followed the English settlers into the heart of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Later came Puerto Rican and Central American migrants. In the last decade something entirely new came to Worcester – immigrants from South and East Asia…”