Wives of immigrant tech workers struggle to find purpose

Suman Byrisetty, 36, left, and his wife, Bandhavi Kotha, 33, moved from India when he found a job in the Seattle area. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)
Suman Byrisetty and his wife, Bandhavi Kotha, moved from India for his job in the Seattle area. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)

Work, which gives their spouses a sense of purpose and accomplishment, as well as colleagues and a social network, is not available to the women.