Democratic lawmakers blast Trump administration for inhumane treatment of immigrant detainees

Democratic lawmakers blast Trump administration for inhumane treatment of immigrant detainees

Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives have called out the Trump administration’s immigration policies for being xenophobic, abhorrent, un-American, and have pledged to protect the human rights of those seeking refuge and asylum in the US. Continue reading Democratic lawmakers blast Trump administration for inhumane treatment of immigrant detainees

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The battle of good over evil is never over, Senator Tim Kaine says at Diwali celebration by VA Democrats

The battle of good over evil is never over, Senator Tim Kaine says at Diwali celebration by VA Democrats

This year, Diwali – the most popular Indian festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and some Buddhists – falls on November 7, a day after Election Day here in America. Continue reading The battle of good over evil is never over, Senator Tim Kaine says at Diwali celebration by VA Democrats

“Inhumane” treatment meted out to immigrant detainees, including 52 Indians, held in Oregon federal prison

“Inhumane” treatment meted out to immigrant detainees, including 52 Indians, held in Oregon federal prison

“It is not a crime to come to the United States to seek asylum; in fact, it is a right provided by international treaty”, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici said after meeting the immigrant detainees “who came to the United States seeking a better life”. Continue reading “Inhumane” treatment meted out to immigrant detainees, including 52 Indians, held in Oregon federal prison

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