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CtoI News Desk November 19th 2019 Global

Temporary relief as US court allows spouses of H-1B visa holders to work in America

A three-judge bench of the US Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday sent the case back to a lower court.

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Indian-origin Dean of Harvard Business School to step down next year

Indian-origin Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria announced that he will step down in June 2020, concluding 10 years of service as the...

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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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Four Indian-Americans win US state and local elections

Ghazala Hashmi, Suhas Subramanyam, Mano Raju and Dimple Ajmera won US state and local elections.

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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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Indian-origin lawyer Rik Mehta to run for US Senate seat in New Jersey

Mehta is a first-time candidate and will be running as a Republican under the campaign slogan "Jersey Proud".

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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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Five Indian-American contestants in the 2019 Miss World America pageant

The event is scheduled to begin on October 12 in Las Vegas and the winner will represent the United States at the Miss World pageant in...

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Washington State Bar Association gets Indian-origin President

Indian-origin Rajeev D. Majumdar will be the first state bar president of South Asian descent in the United States.

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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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Crowds gather for 'Howdy, Modi!' event; busy day in Houston for Indian PM

Over 50,000 people are expected to attend the rally hosting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the NRG Football Stadium in Houston,...

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Mumbai dance troupe finishes fourth on America’s Got Talent

V.Unbeatable were unable to get enough votes to win American reality competition America’s Got Talent.

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Indian-Americans back Biden to beat Trump: Survey

A recent survey found that most voters of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities believe former United States Vice...

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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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Overseas Kashmiri body hails Modi 2.0’s decision to revoke J&K autonomy

A Kashmiri-American body has alleged that the protests against the move are being fuelled by a group of propaganda-mongers who are spreading...

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US expresses concern over Kashmir once again

Days after President Donald Trump told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Kashmir remains a bilateral issue between India and...

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Indian-origin hotelier, Trump’s former partner arrested for stealing luggage

An Indian-origin hotelier who was US President Donald Trump’s partner in four hotel properties was arrested at the Memphis International...

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Mumbai dance group in semifinals of America’s Got Talent

Mumbai based dance group V Unbeatable has reached the semifinals of US reality show America’s Got Talent.

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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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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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Indian-Americans angry at US Congressman’s Kashmir remarks

The Indian-American community is very upset with Democratic Congressman Tom Suozzi who has asked US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to make...

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No policy change on Kashmir says US, urges India-Pak to maintain calm

The United States said that it has not changed it policy on Kashmir and continues to maintain that this is a bilateral issue between India...

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UAE, Sri Lanka back India on Kashmir, US urges caution

India has received the backing of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Sri Lanka for its decision to remove Jammu and Kashmir’s (J&K)...

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