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Neeraj Kaushal
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Neeraj Kaushal

Neeraj Kaushal is Professor of social policy at the Columbia University School of Social Work and chair of the school's doctoral program. She is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research fellow at IZA, the Institute of Labor Economics.

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Policy Briefs
July 2006
By  Michael Fix and Neeraj Kaushal
Source Kaushal India CitizenshipLaw Art DTM Wikicommons

The Modi government's push for a Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens sparked deadly riots and chilled India's 200 million Muslims, who fear being relegated to second-class citizenship—and for some, even statelessness. This article explores actions by Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party, the significance of Bangladeshi illegal immigration as a driver, and what a register of citizens in Assam might mean for India.

cover_TFInsight16[1]
Policy Briefs
July 2006
By  Michael Fix and Neeraj Kaushal
Source Kaushal India CitizenshipLaw Art DTM Wikicommons

The Modi government's push for a Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens sparked deadly riots and chilled India's 200 million Muslims, who fear being relegated to second-class citizenship—and for some, even statelessness. This article explores actions by Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party, the significance of Bangladeshi illegal immigration as a driver, and what a register of citizens in Assam might mean for India.