Legal or not, unpaid internships are likely to continue as long as people face barriers breaking into the workforce and some employers see the opportunity for free labour.
How Americans decide who can come into the country and who can stay reflects beliefs about what makes people worthy of opportunity.
The notion of an society organised on merit has held Britain in its sway for decades.
Racial inequality in America has its parallel in caste inequality in India. What can the world's two largest democracies learn from each other?