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Indians risk illegal ‘donkey’ migration to chase American Dream

Indians risk illegal ‘donkey’ migration to chase American Dream

IN Sumit Bhanwala's village in northern India, pictures of the Statue of Liberty adorn facades and tractors display stars and stripes bumper stickers - a way to let neighbours know that sons, brothers and nephews have made it to the United States. For 25-year-old Bhanwala, the images are a source of inspiration as he prepares for an arduous, months-long journey to sneak across the U.S. border - an odyssey that will cost his family tens of thousands of dollars in fees to people smugglers. "America is the solution. Look around you," he said, pointing out the modern multistorey houses that…
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