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In America, the influence of the Indian-American community is increasing

In America, the influence of the Indian-American community is increasing

The story – especially with their financial resources and networks, the weight of Indian-Americans in society is expected to increase in the coming years.

This year’s US election campaign has a very Indian flavor. Two candidates in the Republican primaries are descendants of immigrant families from India: Nikki Haley, Donald Trump’s former ambassador to the United Nations, and Vivek Ramasamy, a tech billionaire new to politics. Indian-Jamaican Vice President Kamala Harris, who is of mixed race, is running for re-election on the Democratic Party’s side. Not bad for a minority that represents about 1% of the country’s population.

There were 4.8 million Indian-Americans in 2021, compared to 1 million in 2000, the third largest immigrant group after Mexicans and Chinese. Indian immigration grew after the 1965 Act, which abolished quotas by country and replaced them with a system that favored skills and family ties. The book says that Indian settlers are unlike any other community The other one percent. Indians in America (Oxford University Press). Most of them come from…

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