Diversity makes us great, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam tells AAPIs

Diversity makes us great, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam tells AAPIs

“Most importantly is that we understand our society is diverse and it is becoming more diverse every day and it is the diversity of our society that makes us great, not our current president”, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said taking a jibe at Donald Trump. Continue reading Diversity makes us great, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam tells AAPIs

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National Indian physicians group takes compelling causes to Capitol Hill

National Indian physicians group takes compelling causes to Capitol Hill

Born in India and having migrated to the US as a teenager, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal is very vocal when it comes to immigration and upholding the rights of immigrants. “Unless you are native American, you came from somewhere and 92 percent of Asian Americans have come through the family immigration system”, she told the AAPI gathering. Continue reading National Indian physicians group takes compelling causes to Capitol Hill

US lawmakers laud Indian-American community at Senate Luncheon hosted by Indian American Friendship Council

US lawmakers laud Indian-American community at Senate Luncheon hosted by Indian American Friendship Council

Addressing the 20th Annual Legislative Conference organized by the Indian American Friendship Council (IAFC), Senator Chuck Schumer said, “When I wrote the immigration bill, there is a special provision to allow more Indians to come to America”. Continue reading US lawmakers laud Indian-American community at Senate Luncheon hosted by Indian American Friendship Council

Democratic lawmakers pledge unwavering support for passing clean DREAM Act

Democratic lawmakers pledge unwavering support for passing clean DREAM Act

Democratic Congresswoman Judy Chu of California noted that among the DACA recipients (called Dreamers) are over 3,000 from India, more than 7,000 from South Korea, nearly 5,000 from the Philippines, some 2,000 from Pakistan, and thousands of others who are Asian Pacific Islanders (APIs). “They all deserve a chance to achieve the American dream”, she said. Continue reading Democratic lawmakers pledge unwavering support for passing clean DREAM Act