Asian Indian Immigration Patterns: The Origins of the Sikh Community in California

@article{Gonzales1986AsianII,
  title={Asian Indian Immigration Patterns: The Origins of the Sikh Community in California},
  author={J. Gonzales},
  journal={International Migration Review},
  year={1986},
  volume={20},
  pages={40 - 54}
}
  • J. Gonzales
  • Published 1986
  • History
  • International Migration Review
  • This article outlines the immigration and settlement patterns of Asian Indians in the United States from the turn of the century to the present decade. The focus is on the efforts of the Sikh pioneers to succeed in what can only be viewed as a hostile social environment, marked primarily by racial discrimination and legal restrictions on their entry into this country. With modifications in the U.S. immigration laws of 1965 an educated professional class of Asian Indians have monopolized the… CONTINUE READING
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