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South Asians Face Uncertain Welcome In Metro Detroit

June 5, 2014

Metro Detroit is known for being home to a diverse group of ethnic populations. Governor Snyder has been pushing legal immigration as a way to bolster the region’s economy, and some surveys reveal widespread support for the idea among business leaders. But advocates for one group of residents say they are in essence being ignored – even though they claim to be the fastest-growing segment in the Metro region. Those are people coming from South Asia. WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter talked with the founder of the group South Asian American Voices For Impact – Prasanna Vengadam – who says the organization encompasses a broad swath of people relocating here…