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Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal gets direct entry to upcoming US Open

Young Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal is set to compete in his second Grand Slam main draw after receiving a direct entry into the upcoming...

USA

Trump's order preventing H1-B visa holders from being hired by US government to affect Indian immigrants

US President Donald Trump signed an executive order preventing federal agencies from contracting or subcontracting foreign workers - mainly...

USA

Indian-American group announces plans to support community members in US polls

IMPACT, an Indian-American political organisation, disclosed that it would utilise USD 10 million to support the community members prepare...

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Trump nominates Indian-American Sue Ghosh Stricklett to helm USAID Asia operationa

United States President Donald Trump has nominated Indian-American lawyer Sue Ghosh Stricklett to head the Asian operations of the US Agency...

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Twitter removes Trump campaign ad following copyright complaint by Linkin Park

Microblogging platform Twitter confirmed that it had removed a campaign video United States President Trump had retweeted over a copyright...

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174 Indians file lawsuit against Trump administration’s new H-1B visa policy

The lawsuit seeks to declare the presidential proclamation as unlawful and urges the court to compel the Department of State to issue...

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After mounting pressure and multiple lawsuits, Trump administration rescinds rule on foreign student visas

The Trump administration has been under tremendous pressure after the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the new rule...

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Google, Facebook, Microsoft join lawsuit against rule barring international students from staying in the US

Additionally, 17 states and the District of Columbia have also filed a lawsuit against the new temporary visa policy for international...

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Dr Sudhakar Jonnalagadda takes charge as new President of AAPI

Dr Sudhakar Jonnalagadda took oath as president of the American Association of Physicians of Indian origin (AAPI) during a virtual “change...

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30 US Senators, 136 Congressmen urge Trump administration to reverse order on international students

On July 6, the ICE declared that non-immigrant F-1 and M-1 students who are attending schools which have shifted their entire operations...

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Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration as US lawmakers, educators speak out against student visa restrictions

Following the recent guidelines imposing restrictions on foreign students in the United States, several US Congressman and top educational...

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California sues Cisco for caste-based discrimination against Indian-American employee

The lawsuit alleges that the firm rejected the employee’s raise and denied him a promotion twice.

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40 per cent of Indian-Americans worried about financial impact of COVID-19: Study

A survey by a diaspora organisation in the United States found that two in five Indian-Americans are worried about their long-term financial...

Covid-19

President Trump temporarily suspends H-1B visas, “disappointed” says Sundar Pichai

Trump aims to reform the US immigration system to prioritise the highest-skilled workers and protect American jobs, according to the White...

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Indian-American community leader Ramesh Patel dies of COVID-19

Prominent Indian-American community leader Ramesh Patel passed away due to complications from COVID-19.

Covid-19

Rahul Dubey: The Indian-American man who turned hero for protesters in Washington DC

The United States has been rocked by protests for more than a week over the custodial death of George Floyd, an African-American man who...

USA

First batch of donated ventilators to reach India soon: US officials

American officials announced that the first batch of 50 ventilators out of 200 ventilators being donated by the US administration to India...

Covid-19

US report calls for India to be added to list of countries restricting religious freedom

Global

Donald Trump signs executive order halting certain Green Cards for 60 days

Trump said the order will protect American workers' jobs in an economy that has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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11 Indians die of COVID-19 in US

At least 11 Indian-origin residents in the United States have died of COVID-19 with another 16 testing positive for the infection which has...

Covid-19

Visa rules, red tape block NRI doctors in US from joining fight against COVID-19 outbreak

Non-Resident Indian doctors in the USA are being forced by red tape and immigration regulations to remain on the sidelines of the fight...

Covid-19 Analysis & Commentary

Indian-American Sonia Syngal appointed CEO of clothing retailer Gap

United States’ clothing retailer Gap Inc named Indian-American Sonia Syngal as the new chief executive officer (CEO) in a bid to reverse...

Corporate

US Congressman Ami Bera calls for release of political detainees in Kashmir

United States Congressman Ami Bera on Wednesday expressed concern over the situation in Kashmir and agitations over the new citizenship law...

Global

Vivekananda Yoga University in Los Angeles to start post-graduate yoga course

The Vivekananda Yoga University (VAYU) set up its initial campus in Los Angeles with a budget of USD 5 million as the world's first yoga...

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