Public Scholarship

I have also written for several public forums on topics related to immigration, nationality, race, journalism, and policy.

Selected works:

Bhatt, Amy. “Defying Dependence.SAAPRI, 2019.

Bhatt, Amy. “Global Effects of High-Skilled Immigration.” AsiaGlobal Online, October 25, 2018.

Bhatt, Amy. “Highly-Skilled Immigrant Family Separation.The Academic Minute, A WAMC National Production, October 8, 2018.

Bhatt, Amy. “India’s Sodomy Ban, Now Ruled Illegal, Was a Colonial Legacy.” The Conversation, September 12, 2018.

Bhatt, Amy. “Keeping ‘Dependents’ Dependent.” The Society Pages, May 15, 2018.

Bhatt, Amy. “From dependents to deportees: How US immigration policy is impacting Indian families.The Indian Express, February 12, 2018.

Bhatt, Amy and Dillon Mahmoudi. “White men may be biggest winners when a city snags Amazon’s HQ2.” The Conversation, February 6, 2018.

Bhatt, Amy and Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque. “The Trump Administration’s Visa Rules Are an Attack on Immigrant Women.” Ms. Magazine Blog, December 19, 2017.

Bhatt, Amy. “Why Trump’s Plan to Forbid Spouses of H-1B Workers to Work is a Bad Idea.The Conversation, December 18, 2017.

Bhatt, Amy and Sareeta Amrute, “Why the Tech Industry Needs a ‘Day without Immigrants.” The Huffington Post, February 16. 2017.

Bhatt, Amy, “Keeping ‘Us’ Safe in Baltimore,The Huffington Post, April 30, 2015.

Bhatt, Amy, “Celebrating South Asian American Women’s Stories.South Asian American Digital Archive TIDES Magazine, March 8, 2015.

Iyer, Nalini and Amy Bhatt, “Fifty Years of the Immigration and Nationality Act.” University of Washington Press Blog. January 7, 2015.

Ainsworth, Sara, Lori Buchsbaum, and Amy Bhatt. “Access to Health Care for Immigrants Living in the Northwest.” Legal Voice Working Paper.  August 2010.

Srivastava, Shiwani and Amy Bhatt. “Joel Stein’s Beef with Indians Hurts Everyone.” The Huffington Post. July 1, 2010.

Srivastava, Shiwani and Amy Bhatt. “More than Words: Plagiarism isn’t always a black and white issue … but could it be a brown one?”  The Root. December 22, 2009.

Bhatt, Amy and Shiwani Srivastava. “Outsourcing Responsibility? The Mona Sarika Scandal and Journalistic Ethics.”  TheHuffington Post. December 7, 2009.

Srivastava, Shiwani and Amy Bhatt. “Return to India.”  Little India. June 5, 2009.