Indian-American trailblazer Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

Indian-American trailblazer Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

India-born businesswoman Indra Nooyi has been inducted into the renowned Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery and conferred with the coveted Portrait of a Nation Prize for her stellar contributions to shaping America’s history, development and culture. Continue reading Indian-American trailblazer Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

“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

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