The Sikh Delegates of California, a statewide organization of Sikh delegates, has issued a statement about what it calls “India’s ongoing human rights violations and the suspension of democratic principles in Punjab.”
President Joe Biden on Monday calmed an alarmed nation over the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) collapse vowing to protect depositors’ monies, fire the bank management, but declared investors would not be protected as they knew the risks they ran.
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.
Lawmakers at the Utah Senate unanimously passed a bill that will make Diwali a state commemorative period, and allow discharge of fireworks during the Indian festival of lights.
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.
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.
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.
The death of an Indian man who fell trying to climb a border wall into Texas has put a spotlight on illegal immigration from India to the US which has shown a sudden surge along the border with Mexico in the last two months.
The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), in recognition of International Anti-Corruption Day and Human Rights Day, on December 9 issued sanctions on a diverse array of over 40 individuals and entities that are connected to corruption or human rights abuse across nine countries.