US President Barack Obama, who has the distinction of appointing the largest number of Indian-Americans in any presidential administration, has the highest approval rating in the community among Asian-Americans.
Among all Asian-American ethnic communities, Mr Obama has the highest (84 per cent) job approval ratings among Indian-Americans and has the lowest (56 per cent) among Chinese-America-ns. This is also reflected in the support that Indian-Americans give to Mr Obama’s Democratic party.
According to a report commissioned by non-partisan Asian-American and Pacific Islander advocacy groups, the Republican Party has a high (58 per cent) unfavourability rating among Indian-Americans, while it is just 19 per cent for the Democratic party.
According to the report released on Monday, Mr Obama has a low nine per cent unfavorability rating among Indian-Americans while for Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, it is high 62 per cent. On the other hand, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders — are equally popular among Indian-Americans.