Indian Migrants are Also Caught Up in the Immigration Enforcement System
WNYC, NYC Public Radio | The Takeaway
Deepak Ahluwalia, an immigration attorney based in California and Texas joined us to talk about what his Indian immigrant clients have been telling him about their situation.Listen to the radio interview
A growing number of California detainees are Indians crossing through Mexico to seek asylum
So far during the 2018 fiscal year, 4,197 of those arrested by Border Patrol agents have been Indian nationals, according to data from Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse. And many have seen their asylum claims denied. From fiscal years 2012 to 2017, about 42% of asylum cases from India were rejected, clearinghouse records show.