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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President Trump nominates Indian-American lawyer Neomi Rao to DC Circuit Court of Appeals

President Trump nominates Indian-American lawyer Neomi Rao to DC Circuit Court of Appeals

If confirmed by the Senate which is controlled by Republicans, Neomi Rao will join eminent Indian-American judge Sri Srinivasan on the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Continue reading President Trump nominates Indian-American lawyer Neomi Rao to DC Circuit Court of Appeals

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