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Green cards galore? At 46k, Indians 2nd-largest group to get US citizenship

With Donald Trump's ascension to the American presidency, Indian-Americans have raised several issues regarding visa and immigration policies

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India's love affair with the US and the American dream continues unabated, with Indians being the second largest group to have obtained US citizenship during 2016.  The Times of India reported on Friday that close to 46,100 Indians obtained US citizenship during 2016. In fact, according to the report, they were the second largest group behind Mexicans to obtain citizenship.  Citing recent data released by the US Department of Homeland Security, the national daily reported that Indians made up six per cent of the total 753,000 individuals who received ...