Given The chance, would you be ready to immigrate? A majority would probably answer ‘Yes'.
Yet, immigrants are looked at with either contempt or segregation and rarely compassion, in their motherland and abroad. Post The 2016 US elections, The rhetoric is further reverberating. From cancellation of refugee protection, zero tolerance, and undercurrent crackdown on H visas to racism, profiling, and discrimination—the resurgence of nationalism is hitting The globalized population head-on.
But what is immigration today? A question of life or death. A fleeing of persecution. A compulsion. Or mere pursuance of privilege. And, what is the USA today, especially for Indians. From An-Other Land is a reality check and an emotional guide for anyone who wants to understand modern-day immigration to the USA.