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Most of them despite being British Subjects had restricted access to Britain after successive Immigration acts of 1962, 19.Most were, however, eventually admitted on the basis of a Quota voucher system or, in case of Uganda, as refugees after the expulsion order by the Ugandan ruler, Idi Amin in August 1972.The descendants of the Gujarati immigrant generation have also made high levels of advancement into professional fields, including as physicians, engineers and politicians.
and for its institution of Nagarsheth ("head of the guild assembly"); a 16th-century Mughal system akin to medieval European guilds which self-regulated the mercantile affairs of multi-ethnic, multi-religious communities in the Gujarati bourgeoisie long before municipal state politics was introduced.
Early immigrants after 1965 were highly educated professionals.
Since US immigration laws allow sponsoring immigration of parents, children and particularly siblings on the basis of family reunion, the numbers rapidly swelled in a phenomenon known as "chain migration".
At a population of around 600,000 Gujaratis form almost half of the Indian community who live in the UK (1.2 million).
Gujaratis first went to the UK in the 19th century with the establishment of the British Raj in India.Gujaratis have a long tradition of seafaring and a history of overseas migration to foreign lands, to Yemen Today, Gujaratis can be found in all inhabited continents of the world.The countries with the largest Gujarati populations are Pakistan, United Kingdom, United States, Canada and many countries in Southern and East Africa.A well known temple popular with Gujaratis is the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple in Neasdon, London.