Who are the Indian-Americans? – Lavina Melwani

(Lavina Melwani is a New York-based journalist who blogs at Lassi with Lavina. This article appeared in CNBC TV 18 on June 27, 2021)

  • They left their homeland – India – many, decades ago. Or perhaps, just recently. They came directly to America from cities across India – or perhaps via Hong Kong, Europe, or Uganda. They left thriving livelihoods – or came in search of new ones. They might be immigrants from scattered parts of India – or the American-born children of those very migrants… Today they number 4.8 million in America and are an important part of the fabric of the country. They are the Indian-Americans…

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