US lawmakers greeted by overflow crowd at Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill

US lawmakers greeted by overflow crowd at Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill

The eagerly awaited annual Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill, now organized by BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha and co-hosted by Indiaspora and the Hindu American Foundation, attracts several members of the Hindu, Sikh, Jain and Buddhist faiths who celebrate the popular and pluralistic Indian festival of lights. Continue reading US lawmakers greeted by overflow crowd at Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill

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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