immigrants

The good Indian American

A critique of Indian American representation in contemporary American television.

| Jun 24, 2020

A woman is her own country

The Making of a Refugee: Part 3 – A series on Afghans in Germany

| Mar 27, 2019

Far from home

A photo essay on Nepali women migrants in India.

Finally becoming citizens

The personal and political implications of third-country resettlement and naturalisation for Bhutan’s refugees.

| Jan 05, 2015

Long way home

Without extensive reforms to India’s Kafkaesque immigration laws, ‘goodwill’ pardons only hide the plight of illegal immigrants languishing in prisons.

| Apr 27, 2012

Brain gain, being brown

A Malayali Southasian’s thoughts on going away and returning home.

| Nov 01, 2005

Illegal lives

Karachi's two million immigrants face a government crackdown.

| Jul 01, 2003

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Notes from a ‘hybrid regime’

Reflections on authoritarianism in today's Pakistan.

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Isabel Wilkerson’s recent book fails to unpack caste, but hints at potential for new solidarities.

Swear not by the moon

The contentious politics of lunar sighting in Pakistan.

The storyteller of Kovilpatti

On Ki Rajanarayanan, the father of Karisal literature.