High-skilled Indian workers, DALCA kids urge US lawmakers to clear green card backlog

High-skilled Indian workers, DALCA kids urge US lawmakers to clear green card backlog

Rally-goers made a human chain on the expansive lawn of the US Capitol chanting slogans like “Clear green card backlog”, “High-skilled immigrants deserve better”, “DALCA deserves better”. Continue reading High-skilled Indian workers, DALCA kids urge US lawmakers to clear green card backlog

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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

Kenneth Juster, President Trump’s choice for Ambassador to India, queried on trade, human rights at Senate hearing

Kenneth Juster, President Trump’s choice for Ambassador to India, queried on trade, human rights at Senate hearing

Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Kenneth Juster pledged, if confirmed as Washington’s top diplomat in Delhi, he will work to “advance the strategic partnership with India, a relationship that is critical to our national security and economic interests”, he said. Continue reading Kenneth Juster, President Trump’s choice for Ambassador to India, queried on trade, human rights at Senate hearing

Indian Foreign Secretary Jaishankar says Kansas shooting is an individual act, American society is against it

Indian Foreign Secretary Jaishankar says Kansas shooting is an individual act, American society is against it

At a press interaction in the Indian Embassy in Washington, Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said the Kansas shooting, which claimed the life of an Indian engineer and injured two other men, is the act of an individual and American society is very much against it. Continue reading Indian Foreign Secretary Jaishankar says Kansas shooting is an individual act, American society is against it