What happened when Indian-American cartoonist Vishavjit Singh stood outside Donald Trump's inauguration dressed as Captain America?Monali Sarkar finds out. Why Trump's immigration ban should worry Indians IMAGE: Vishavjit Singh was pleasantly surprised by the reception his Sikh Captain America avatar received outside Donald Trump's inauguration, January 20. Photograph: @SikhProf/Twitter.com Does someone wearing the iconic Captain America blue unitard with a star on the chest and holding the ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
From citizenship rights to hate crimes and police brutality, no wave of persecution in the US has left Indians completely untouched, says Monali Sarkar.A brief history of the moments that shaped the Indian-American community's battle against hate... Indian shot dead in Kansas bar, shooter shouted 'get out of my country' IMAGE: A march against US President Donald Trump in February 2017. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters Indian-Americans were left reeling on the night of February 23 after a ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
'South Asian Americans stand to lose greatly.''Now is not the time to be spectators to injustice, narrowly believing that these events that currently affect part of our community won't affect us all.' 'The reality of racial and religious profiling in America is that it is simply enough to be perceived as Muslim to be treated as one.' Civil rights activist Lakshmi Sridaran highlights why South Asians must stand on the right side of history and resist the Trump administration's 'systematic ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'We are going to see relatively soon an executive order that deals with H-1B and other temporary visas.''We are also going to see an executive order on undocumented people.''Undocumented Indians comprise the largest population growth of all undocumented people in this country.''Just because India is not named in this executive order doesn't mean it won't be in the future.'American activist and lawyer Deepa Iyer tells Rediff.com's Monali Sarkar why Donald Trump's immigration action against ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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