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South Asian Immigrants

Standing With Sangeeta

Deepa Iyer | Posted 02.19.2014 | World
Deepa Iyer

We all deserve to engage in our jobs with dignity, whether we work in the corner office of a high-rise, the inside of a cab, or behind closed doors in a home. Standing with Sangeeta means that we stand for the rights of those who experience workplace abuse.

The Silent South Asian Immigrant Community in America

Lakshmi Gopalakrishnan | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Lakshmi Gopalakrishnan

Not all of South Asian immigrants are math nerds or STEM specialists. Many of their problems are glossed over under the shadow of the model minority.

Voter Suppression and the Immigrant Voice

Rukhsana Hasib | Posted 11.16.2012 | World
Rukhsana Hasib

Pennsylvania is one of the states, around the country, where Republicans have passed a strict voter photo ID requirement law. On Thursday, September 1...

According to Newsweek Writer, Immigrants Just Don't Get It

Jimmy Soni | Posted 12.27.2011 | Media
Jimmy Soni

This week, Newsweek profiled Raj Rajaratnam, the ex-chief of the Galleon Group hedge fund recently convicted of insider trading. One paragraph caught my attention.

Ten Years Later: A Return to Our Ideals

Sayu Bhojwani | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York
Sayu Bhojwani

In the months after the attack, I was more painfully aware of my difference than ever before. The hard-won sense of belonging that I felt after becoming a U.S. citizen was now constantly under threat.

Exclusive Interview

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

I think fiction lends itself to messiness rather than the ideal, and plays well with the ironies surrounding what happens versus what should happen.

South Asian Migrant Workers Returning Home: Global Bloggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

South Asia is a populous region. Many South Asian immigrants or migrant workers travel to distant places around the world in search of a better educat...