first_imgIndian American attorney Parthiv Patel made history Jan. 24 as the first undocumented immigrant to be admitted to the New Jersey Bar Association.Patel was sworn in to office by New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, himself a history-maker as the first Indian American to serve in that role in the state. Patel took the oath of office as New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy looked on. Patel’s wife Sarika also attended the ceremony.““Dreamers are Americans,” said Patel after he was sworn in. “We are your doctors, accountants, and now lawyers. We are also your gas station attendants and the people who make your coffee and dream of becoming doctors and lawyers, but cannot because of laws that prohibit us.”Read it at India West Related Itemslast_img

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