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

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.
This undated image from Tucson Sector Border Patrol shows the desert terrain close to Arizona’s boundary with Mexico near Lukeville, Arizona.
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.
Detail of an illustration by Anmole Ebrar, available for purchase.

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