Immigration is an increasingly important subject in United States politics, and this information-rich book empowers readers to research complex issues on their own. This vital volume explores and celebrates the lives of Indian American immigrants today. Readers will learn about pivotal moments in modern Indian history that provide context for current events and contemporary issues. They'll see the rich and meaningful ways Indian immigrants bring their culture to the United States. Photographs bring this vital topic into focus, while fact boxes offer a deeper look at important points. Readers will gain a deeper sense of cultural awareness as they learn about issues that affect many Indian Americans today.