United States Air Force’s F-35 to debut at Aero India 2023

United States Air Force’s newest fifth-generation fighters, including the multirole F-35A Lightning II, are all set to make their debut at Aero India 2023, according to the press statement released by US Consulate Chennai. After a journey from Hill Air Force Base in Utah, US F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team will impress crowds with a demo of its unique aerial capabilities The F-35A Lightning II from Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska will be on static display.

Dr. Sampat Shivangi shows the way to upgrade India’s healthcare ecosystem

India’s healthcare sector can be transformed into a world-class endeavor by the optimum utilization of information technology, medicine, finance, banking, and politics. Dr. Sampat Shivangi, a physician, an influential Indian-American community leader, and a veteran leader of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) while addressing the delegates during the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas in Indore, India on January 9, 2023, spoke on the way forward for healthcare facilities in India and the role of the diaspora in promoting the healthcare ecosystem. 

Out-of-work Indian immigrants face uncertain future, plead for more grace period

In a concerted campaign, Indian origin tech sector employees and their lawyers have been lobbying with the US government to increase the grace period from 60 days to 180. Under current rules, if H-1B or an L1 visa holders find themselves out of a job, they have to find an employer who is willing to sponsor them within 60 days, or they are sent back to their home country within 10 days after the grace period ends.

Biden announces stringent measures, major crackdowns on illegal immigration

Amidst growing concerns over illegal immigrants risking all to get into the US and close on the heels of an incident at the US-Mexico border where Brijkumar Yadav from Gujarat fell to his death while trying to scale the “Trump Wall” to enter illegally into America, his wife too was injured in the incident, the US government announced new measures to crack down on illegal immigration.