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Punjab’s Migration is Not Just Economic — It’s Climate-Based.

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Gurmeet Singh holds a photo of his granddaughter, Gurupreet Kaur, who died of heatstroke in Arizona in June 2019. The 6-year-old and her mother had just crossed into the U.S. from Mexico.
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This undated image from Tucson Sector Border Patrol shows the desert terrain close to Arizona’s boundary with Mexico near Lukeville, Arizona.
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Of the 680 migrants detained in early August at the federal prison in Victorville, 380 were Indian nationals, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
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Detail of an illustration by Anmole Ebrar, available for purchase.

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