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Kurien quoted in Washington Post article on Harris's vice presidential nomination

August 13, 2020

The Washington Post

Prema Kurien

Prema Kurien


"Trump knows this is an important, wealthy group, and I’m sure that’s why he’s seeking their support," says Prema Kurien, professor of sociology, of Trump's courting of the Indian American vote. She also notes that as a voting bloc, Indian Americans are more fluid than other immigrant groups. Their concerns can be generational, with older immigrant parents focused on visas and other issues while second-generation Indian Americans may be compelled by the current moment of racial reckoning. Read more in the Washington Post article "'A trailblazer': Indian Americans react with joy, pride to Harris’s VP nod." 08/13/20


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