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US hikes H-1B work visa application fee

The USCIS is scheduled to implement this new process for the fiscal year 2021 H-1B cap selection process, pending completed testing of the...

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Aim to make digital literacy accessible to every Indian: Adobe CEO

Shantanu Narayen, the Indian-origin president and CEO of Adobe, said the biggest opportunity for the software major in India lies in...

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Report: Indian IT companies suffering most due to H-1B visa denials

From just six per cent in 2015, the denial rate of H-1B visas has risen to 24 per cent in the third quarter of the current fiscal year.

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First formal vote on Trump impeachment inquiry likely on Thursday

The vote seems to be a move by the Democrats to counter allegations by Trump and the Republicans that the impeachment proceeding lacks...

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Indian-origin comics to debut at the New York Comedy Festival

Indian-origin standup comedians will make their debut at the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), under the banner of 'Made in India', at...

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No vote to authorise impeachment investigation: Nancy Pelosi

The White House has criticised the lack of such a vote and has said that the President and other officials will not cooperate with what it...

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Judges block Trump’s attempt to deny Green Cards to immigrants

Rulings in California, New York and Washington have temporarily halted Trump's plans to deny green cards to immigrants who would need...

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Halliburton to pay USD 275,000 to Indian-origin ex-employee in discrimination suit

American multinational corporation Halliburton is set to pay USD 275,000 to two Muslim employees of Indian and Syrian-origins who were...

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Trump signs proclamation that denies entry into the US to immigrants who can’t afford healthcare

The proclamation will also apply to spouses and parents of US citizens, which could impact those trying to bring their parents to the US.

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Americans mourn slain Sikh police officer in Texas

Family, friends and strangers gathered and prayed on September 28 at Dhaliwal’s memorial in northwest Harris County.

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Sikh cop in Texas shot dead during routine traffic stop, “deeply grieved” says Jaishankar​

The 10-year veteran of the Texas police department was attacked and killed while performing a routine traffic stop.

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US Speaker calls for impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump citing “betrayal of oath”

The move comes after Trump’s acknowledgement that he urged the Ukrainian president to investigate former vice-president Joe Biden.

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Salmonella bacteria found in MDH sambhar masala sold in the US: Food Regulator

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has detected the presence of salmonella bacteria in the MDH brand sambhar masala.

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Trump nominates Indian-origin lawyer for federal judge post

United States President Donald Trump has nominated Shireen Matthews, an Indian-American lawyer, for the post of judge in the South...

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Oyo buys Las Vegas hotel in US expansion bid

India-based Oyo Hotels and Homes has taken over the Las Vegas Hooters Casino Hotel in what is its first property purchase in the United...

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Trump reiterates plan to end birthright citizenship in the US

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he was “seriously looking” at ending the right to citizenship for America-born...

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Donald Trump seeks to sue Google for “manipulating votes” in 2016 election

US President Donald Trump seeks to sue Google for allegedly manipulating “16 million votes” in favour of Hillary Clinton in the 2016...

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Trump threatens to withdraw from WTO over lenient treatment to China, India

United States President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from the World Trade Organisation (WTO) unless lenient treatment to nations...

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US Congressman issues public apology for his remarks on Kashmir issue

United States Congressman Tom Suozzi, who had upset the Indian-American community with provocative remarks on Jammu and Kashmir last week,...

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US to deny Green Cards, citizenship to those who use public benefits

The United States administration announced new rules on Monday that aim to deny Green Cards and citizenship to immigrants who receive food...

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