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Indians wonder whether a job in the US is still worth it

Growing climate of discrimination may outweigh economic advantages

A smog-choked roadway in Delhi: The outlook has become hazier for Indians harboring hopes of working in the U.S.   © Getty Images

MUMBAI For Abhishek Maloo's family, living in Bhilwara, a small town in India's western desert state of Rajasthan, their son's nine-year stint in the U.S. has been a blessing.

While they are not dependent on the cash he sends home, the money Abhishek earns as an IT professional has helped give the family a better life. He supported his younger brother's business management studies, and surprised the family by buying them a car.

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