A Daughter of #Refugees Restores Her Parents’ Faith in #Voting

When her parents came to the U.S. from India as refugees in the early 1990s, they found jobs as farmworkers. Mander said her mom and dad came of age during the previous decade when India was in a state of political turmoil.

The assassination of Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards in 1984 led to days of violence against Sikh people in the capital Delhi and elsewhere. Thousands were killed or displaced.

Source: A Daughter of Refugees Restores Her Parents’ Faith in Voting | KQED