Among the 11 million undocumented people living in this country are South Asians, including those from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Many are students who seek to go to college, spend time with friends and family, and pursue their professional interests. In fact, there were approximately 240,000 undocumented Indians in 2011 alone, making India the seventh highest country of origin for undocumented individuals in the United States. If you are undocumented and South Asian, you might be eligible for assistance under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.
Join us in welcoming our new Executive Director, Suman Raghunathan, who will be joining the SAALT team beginning in February. Learn more about Suman and send her a welcome message by emailing email@example.com or tweeting @saaltweets and @SumanSAALT.
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