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Unauthorized to work in the US since 2002, Meghna Damani’s struggles inspired her first film. Hearts Suspended traces the filmmaker’s personal journey as she reveals how educated South Asian immigrant women struggle with depression, loss of self-identity, strained marital relations and other issues in the US on H4 (dependent spouse) visas, which deny them work-authorization. 

The Brownbag mag met with Meghna to get to the heart of the issue.

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