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Indians in California

Ninety-three-year-old Ripon, California, resident Makhan Singh Sandhu is living history and testament of Indian immigration to the United States before 1900. Meeting a legend such as Sandhu makes one realize that Indians have been living in this country since the late...

Ties That Bind

By SUKUMAR RAMANATHAN Eleven months ago, my brother became a citizen of the United States. The oath­taking ceremony was held at the Masonic Auditorium in San Francisco. I remember being stunned by the sheer diversity of the freshly-minted citizens. Among the 2,000...