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Here's Why It's Not Weird for Indian Men to Live at Home With Mom and Dad

Dipti Vaid Dedhia | Posted 01.07.2015 | Women
Dipti Vaid Dedhia

Ever wonder why it's completely normal for Indian guys to live at home with their parents well into their 20s and 30s? Or how even after marriage, they live with their parents and spouse as a "joint family?"

Respecting the Family Unit in Immigration Reform

Deepa Iyer | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics
Deepa Iyer

Today, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on "The Separation of Nuclear Families Under U.S. Immigration Law." The hearing's title invites the question: How do we define a family?

Macacas and Turban Toppers: Xenophobic Rhetoric and the 2010 Elections

Deepa Iyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepa Iyer

It is important not to underestimate the chilling effects that xenophobic rhetoric can have on the full civic and political involvement of new American voters and on candidates from our communities.

Also About Us: South Asians and Civil Rights

Nisha Agarwal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nisha Agarwal

Every year, the South Asian Bar Association of New York (SABANY) awards fellowships to law students who will be pursuing unpaid summer internships in ...