Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: Indian Immigration to the United States

Indian Immigration to the United States

Professor Devesh Kapur talked about the history and trends relating to Indian immigration to the United States after the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act.

Description

Professor Devesh Kapur talked about the history and trends relating to Indian immigration to the United States after the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • According to clip, how do the demographics for Indian Americans compare to the general population of the United States?
  • Describe the makeup of Indian immigrants during the first two waves after 1965.
  • How did the tech boom in the United States impact Indian immigration to the United States?
  • Describe economic and educational situation in India during the latest wave of Indian immigration.
  • According to Professor Devesh Kapur, what factors have led to the relative success of Indian Americans in the United States?

Additional Resource

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Demographics
    • Emigration
    • Family Reunification
    • H1b Visa
    • Household Income
    • Immigration
    • Tech Boom

    Topics

    GeographyImmigration

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity