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Democrat Indian-American lawmakers call for Biden to end H-1B visa country cap

Indian-origin lawmakers during a recent virtual summit expressed hope that a Biden administration would remove the country cap on legal...


Kamala Harris among senators to watch US Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett hearings

Indian-origin United States Senator Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's running mate in the presidential election, will again be in the spotlight as...


Indian-origin academic Srikant Datar to become new Dean of Harvard Business School

Indian-origin academic Srikant Datar is set to become the second consecutive dean of Harvard Business School hailing from India.


Indian minister Piyush Goyal calls on US firms to invest in India at business summit

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has called upon American businesses to look at India as their next investment destination.

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US unveils tightened H-1B visa rules in a move to put Americans first

As per the Department of Homeland Security, the interim final rule to be published in Federal Register will be effective in 60 days.


US President Trump, First Lady Melania test positive for COVID-19

US President Donald Trump announced early today that he and his wife both tested positive for the coronavirus, in the final stretch of his...


US News releases 2021 Best Colleges Rankings in post-COVID era

The US News & World Report unveiled the 2021 US News Best Colleges ranking even as students and schools across the country are grappling...


Indian-American Amul Thapar in the running to become next US Supreme Court judge

Indian-American federal judge Amul Thapar is on the shortlist being considered by US President Donald Trump to replace Justice Ruth Bader...


Indian-American judge denies appeal against Trump's work visa ban

Indian-American federal District Judge Amit P Mehta of the United States Court for the District of Columbia, had written in his 11-page...


Seven Indian-Americans in Forbes list of richest people in the United States

Seven Indian-Americans have figured in Forbes’ list of richest people in the United States, which was topped by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos...


Indian national and Indian-origin man among 12 people charged for illegally voting in 2016 US election

These charges are the latest indictments in an ongoing years-long federal criminal investigation being conducted by federal agencies.


US Open: India's Sumit Nagal may face 2nd seed Thiem if he wins against US' Bradley Kahn

India’s Sumit Nagal has drawn United States’ Bradley Klahn as his first-round opponent in the men’s singles category at the US Open...


Trump administration makes certain exceptions in H-1B visa ban

The State Department on Wednesday said that the exemptions have been given under the national interest category.


Eight years on, Biden, US lawmakers honour victims of Oak Creek shootout

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and several lawmakers joined the Sikh community in the United States to remember the victims of...


Indian-origin doctor appointed as New York health commissioner

Dr Dave A Chokshi, a 39-year-old Indian-origin physician with expertise in public health, has been appointed as New York City's new health...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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