Indian-American Minal Patel Davis conferred with Presidential Award for combating human trafficking

Indian-American Minal Patel Davis conferred with Presidential Award for combating human trafficking

Indian-American Minal Patel Davis was bestowed with the presidential award for her groundbreaking work against sex slavery and labor exploitation at the Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons Annual Meeting held at the White House. Continue reading Indian-American Minal Patel Davis conferred with Presidential Award for combating human trafficking

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

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