From OZY:
“The Punjabi men wanted housekeepers, children and sex,” says Karen Leonard, an anthropologist at the University of California, Irvine. But it wasn’t an easy merging of ethnicities, she adds, noting how it was seen as “Punjabi bosses ripping the pretty women away.” Angry Latino men fought with their wannabe brothers-in-law and sometimes took women back by force. Laws forbidding interracial marriage made getting marriage certificates difficult – unless the men and women simply listed their ethnicities as “brown,” thereby skirting the legislative constraints.
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