Many of the younger Asian women you see shacked up with older men living in your home city are indeed poor, seeking security and often have an ulterior motive.
Women the world over are much the same at their core.
However, Asian women are different in some ways when it comes to dating/marriage and the values they hold in these areas.
Most, however, find these traits a pleasant surprise.
Respect For Gender Roles) Asian women will generally not challenge a man too strongly when it comes to decision time.
They take great care of their appearance, generally like and love kids, are mostly soft-spoken and reserved in public and many of them embody most of the long-lost traditional feminine qualities many men crave.