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Mississippi Mutiny Challenges Anti-Trafficking Law

South Asian migrant shipyard workers who were promised Green Cards protest against miserable working and living conditions in Mississippi. The case challenges policies towards and perceptions of victims of human trafficking. ...

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Power of Love and Money

Sending a remittance is an individual act of love from the sender to the receiver. Collectively, it can be transformed into economic power. ...

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From Barely Relevant to Key Voting Bloc

In a matter of months, what was considered a politically inactive community unable to leverage its political power was now being wooed by the rival parties for its attention. The South Asian and West Indian enclaves of Richmond Hill and Ozone Park became ...

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The Myth of the Burdensome Immigrants

Xenophobia and anti-immigrant sentiments situate South Asian and other immigrant communities as burdens on the health care system, missing the barriers, racism and classism they experience. To meet the needs of immigrant workers, these structural ...

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Londonistan Recalled

Muslim migration to the UK is de-historicized, colonial legacies are ignored, and contemporary racism is overlooked, in Christopher Hitchens' England. ...

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Making Criminals of Us All

Recently passed through the House, the HR 4437 Bill, the latest and most egregious anti-immigrant bill, will criminalize those that are and those that aid undocumented immigrants. ...

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Get WIREd

Information about the Women and Immigrants Rapid Exit (WIRE) Bill ...

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"In the Capital of ""Ethnic"" Cuisine, are Immigrants Eating?"

New York City: A Geographical Analysis ...

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Hum Kar Sakte Hain?

Can we South Asians do it too or have we become an apathetic community? There was a notable absence of South Asians in the recent immigration protests. Where are the connections amongst the many issues immigrant communities are fighting against? ...

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Stories of Joy, Sorrow, and Transformation

Andolan members creatively organize around the exploitation of South Asian low-wage women workers through theatre. Through five poignant monologues, Sukh aur Dukh ki Kahani transforms the portrayal of domestic workers as passive victims into agents of ...

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