Fremont, California

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In the last 25 years, Fremont, Calif., has gone from a sleepy farm town to a booming suburb with a large affluent Asian population. Now Fremont boasts more than 100 languages, an array of different religions, and services that cater to the growing communities. But as Holly Kernan of New California Media reports, the adjustments have not been easy. Some South Asians in Fremont are now seeking political power there to advocate for the needs of the new residents.



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