immigration

‘We are here because you were there’

A defence of immigration on the grounds of history, economics and security.

| Mar 06, 2020

Far from home

A photo essay on Nepali women migrants in India.

Tribe

Does Vijay Prashad’s Uncle Swami do justice to the US ‘desi’ identity?

| Jan 15, 2013

Violence in Kokrajhar

Uncontrolled immigration in Assam has not only angered locals, but also provided them an excuse to mistreat all immigrants: illegal, Muslims, Bangladeshis or otherwise.

| Aug 07, 2012

Departure lounge

Hanging out in Kathmandu's international airport with soon-to-be migrants.

| Oct 01, 2011

Uprooted in the Northeast

The imbalance of rights, ethnic claims and histories of dispossession.

| Mar 01, 2003

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