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India Currents Wins 6 Awards

India Currents Wins 6 Awards

India Currents magazine won six awards in various categories at the San Francisco Press Club awards held last night at the Hilton hotel in Burlingame. Here are a list of the awards in various categories. Sweep of all 3 awards in Digital Media Columns –...
Is This America?

Is This America?

Imagine you are a green card holder traveling frequently between the U.S. and your native country. Perhaps you seek cheaper medical treatment in your native country and return for medical visits. Or perhaps you are elderly and have relatives still living in your birth...
Delivering Diasporic Diwali Dreams: A Story, An Epic

Delivering Diasporic Diwali Dreams: A Story, An Epic

  My parents moved from the South Asian subcontinent to the North American continent in the mid-1960s, never to again celebrate Diwali in the country of their birth.  But over the past 50 + years, they’ve never failed to light diyas, do pujas, enjoy mithais, and...
A Race To Admissions: The Harvard Story

A Race To Admissions: The Harvard Story

Her fingers flitted across the paper seal, trembling around the hallowed crest. She stuck her finger in and tore. Hard. The consequence of this letter would be the culmination of 18 years of hard work; academic achievement, extracurricular leadership, and careful...
2018 Midterm Elections Voter Guide For Indian-Americans

2018 Midterm Elections Voter Guide For Indian-Americans

South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) released its 2018 Midterm Election Voter Guide, the only resource designed to engage, educate, and mobilize the growing South Asian American electorate in Congressional districts nationwide. At over 5 million strong,...
Marin County School District and ICE

Marin County School District and ICE

A small school district in affluent Marin County, California, serving about 2,000 youngsters in the bucolic West Marin towns of Fairfax and San Anselmo, has contracted with Thomson Reuters, a firm linked to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to check on the...