WALL STREET JOURNAL Rise of the Tiger Nation Updated October 27, 2012, 9:32 a.m. ET Not only had Asian-Americans gone beyond Hispanics as the most populous group of new American immigrants. They had risen to the top in the pursuit of the American dream. No one would dispute the opening paragraph of the Pew Research Center's massive study of Asian-Americans, released over the summer: "Asian-Americans are the highest-income, best-educated and fastest-growing racial group in the United States. Toxic racism and then prohibitions against immigration prevented them from rising in American society for nearly a century. And then they did so with unique alacrity. Once upon a time, threatened elites at Ivy League schools like Harvard and Yale secretly established a quotaâknown as the "numerus clausus"âfor the number of Jews allowed through their exclusive gates. Today, some of these schools stand accused of discrimination against Asian-American students who, according to recent studies, must score higher than whites on standardized tests to win a golden ticket of admission. <img src='http://si.wsj.net/public/resources/images/RV-AI559_ASIAN_D_20121026130904.jpg'> http://online.wsj.com/article/SB100...6613986930932.html?mod=WSJ_hp_us_mostpop_read How did they rise so fast so quickly?