Sayu Bhojwani is an immigrant from India and has served as New York City’s first Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs, as well as founding and participating in multiple organizations and projects involving the growth of success for immigrants. Sayu presents an interesting point that democracy is not natural, but a learning process. The gap between the government and citizens appear to be getting wider, but especially for immigrants. Sayu presents the concept of lessening the gap by listening to the voices of the people, including immigrants. If American democracy allows immigrants to participate, then the opportunity for more diverse candidates being elected is much more likely.
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