Ekwa Msangi’s Farewell Amor is an immigrant drama about coming to terms with a family member who’s now a stranger
Farewell Amor made me wonder about the marriages and separations we are more familiar with.
19 years since 9/11, examining historical linkages between national crises and pathologising of sexuality
The queer-immigrant-terrorist type is here to stay. It gives the US a ready justification to invest in surveillance technologies targeting Muslims and people of colour, to detain and deport, to live out its unruly visions anchored in homonationalism.
10 jump off migrant boat as frustration, desperation grips rescue ship stranded off Italy's coast for 19 days
A reporter reporting from the migrant boat said that the earlier jumper refused to return to the ship, and was brought to the Italian island of Lampedusa instead, apparently triggering the reaction of the nine who followed his lead.
Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider race
A group based in Texas is suing legal journals at Harvard University and New York University over allegations that they illegally give preference to women and racial minorities when selecting editors and the articles they publish.
US federal court rules against Donald Trump Education Secy Betsy DeVos for delaying student loan protection rule
Democratic attorneys general from 19 states and the District of Columbia have won a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over her decision to suspend rules meant to protect students from abuse by for-profit colleges.
Donald Trump government siding with Asian American students suing Harvard: 'No American should be denied admission to school because of race'
The Justice Department on Thursday sided with Asian-American students suing Harvard University over the Ivy League school's consideration of race in its admissions policy, the latest step in the Trump administration's effort to encourage race-neutral admissions practices.
Race-based school criteria roils Asian-Americans enough to push for legal fight as immigration takes centerstage in US midterms
The U.S. Department of Justice is backing a 2014 lawsuit against Harvard University by Asian-American applicants, who say the Ivy League college unlawfully suppresses the number of Asians admitted. The DOJ also said last year it would investigate a May 2015 complaint filed against Harvard by a coalition of Asian-American groups.
New Jersey's Sikh attorney general Gurbir Grewal faces 'turban man' slur before radio show hosts are kicked off air
The hosts of a popular New Jersey radio show were off the air Thursday after calling the nation's first Sikh attorney general "turban man" — the latest slur against a career prosecutor who says he faces countless "small indignities and humiliations" no matter how far he rises or how important his position.
Donald Trump administration reconfirms intent to revoke employment permits for spouses of H1B visa holders
The move will have a major impact on Indian women as they are the major beneficiary of the Obama-era rule
Hillary Clinton calls 2016 US elections 'reality TV election', says world needs to stand up to protect democracy
Democracies across the world, including the US and India, are at a crossroads and there is a need to stand up against the chaos to protect democracy, Hillary Rodham Clinton said
H1B visa rule change: US Congress members oppose Trump administration's plan, say it will 'tear families apart'
Some US lawmakers and advocacy groups have criticised the Trump administration's reported plan to curb H1B visa extensions that could result in self-deportation of an estimated 5,00,000-7,50,000 Indian Americans, saying the move would drain America of talent
Federal authorities say two motel managers enslaved an Indian immigrant for more than a year in western Nebraska, forcing him to work without pay and abusing him.
Mayor Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in San Francisco that brought with it sky-high housing prices despite his commitment to economic equality, died suddenly early Tuesday at age 65
Refugee Crisis Part I: Berlin's ReDI school gives talented migrants the chance to integrate, contribute
Refugee crisis is an oft-heard term in regular parlance these days. Ever since German Chancellor Angela Merkel's famous 2015 "Wir schaffen das!" (We'll manage it) speech, Germany has emerged as a European nation taking in the most number of refugees.
When Leo Varadkar's Indian father, Ashok, moved to Ireland in the 1970s, he chose one of Western Europe's most socially conservative countries to call home.
Thousands of Google employees walked out in protest of US President Donald Trump’s ban on immigration.
A simple film with flashes of charm and humour, <em>UNIndian</em> serves mainly as a showcase for Brett Lee trying his hand on a new pitch
Padma Lakshmi says she will “try very hard” to stop Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump from being elected as she considers him a “racist buffoon”
A 33-year-old woman in the US faces up to 25 years in prison for pleading guilty to pushing an Indian man to death in front of a subway train in 2012