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They report being ushered into nightclubs and concerts and, according to one 20-something American man living in Bangalore, receive a lot of positive attention on dating apps like Tinder. I interviewed a British man in his 60s who was the headmaster at an elite south Indian private school.On the same day I interviewed a white Dutch man living in Gurugram, just south of New Delhi, I spoke with a black Congolese migrant.Their contradictory experiences speak eloquently about the impact of skin colour on shaping migrants’ everyday experiences.Almost every single white man from a “developed” country whom I interviewed candidly explained the positive effect his white skin had on his migration experience.Many felt a mixture of discomfort and surprise at the power they’d gained by moving from a white-majority society to a white-minority society. In a country like India, their whiteness set them apart.

This has been grimly illustrated by a spate of mob attacks on Africans in north India. This is often correlated with a higher socio-economic status, so lighter skinned foreigners also benefit from this positive bias.A white South African man told me he feels “very welcome” in India because most Indians perceive him as a white Westerner, not an African.The Congolese gentleman had been living in India for about a decade.He had recently lost his job and been evicted from his apartment. Error Banner.fade_out.modal_overlay.modal_overlay .modal_wrapper.modal_overlay [email protected](max-width:630px)@media(max-width:630px).modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:hover:before. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_input. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_spinner. People believe they are wealthy, are a boon to the economy, and are “legal” migrants.In India, one factor stands out far above the rest.