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The Time is Right for the Desi Vote

The South Asian community of New York City provides a compelling case for what a widespread and organized effort to register and mobilize voters could look like. ...

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Three Muslim Families, Three Cities: A Review of Muslims of Metropolis

Through the stories of a Bangladeshi family in New York, a Palestinian family in London, and a Kurdish family in Germany, Kavitha Rajagopalan's Muslims of Metropolis is a necessary intervention into the popular discourse that informs our ideas ...

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Indentured in Singapore's Little India

Singapore's guest worker program brings in restaurant, domestic and construction workers from South Asia. Workers share stories of long hours, unsafe work conditions and abusive employers. Is this the future of the US if it adopts a similar program? ...

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Skinny Candidates With Funny Names

The recent election of Bobby Jindal to governor of Louisiana and Barack Obama's presidential candidacy explores the relevance of race, ethnicity, and South Asian-American issues in the American Race/Ethnicity nexus. ...

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Why the "Gay Rights Movement" is Anti-Immigrant Rights

The "gay rights" movement has rarely shared a table with the immigrant rights movement. Focused on the right to marry and rights of citizens, it leaves behind much needed coalition building between the movements. ...

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

They cook and serve customers from Chinatown to Little Egypt but recent data suggest that New York City's immigrant communities are at heightened risk of hunger and poverty. ...

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Here's Our Labor. Now How About Our Lives?

The Karma of Brown Folk and Passport Photos ...

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Behind Swing Doors: South Asian Workers Speak

Interviews with New York City food service industry workers ...

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Passports and Pink Slips

Immigration and Labor After 9/11 ...

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