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Obama drops Cuba from state terrorism list

United States President Barack Obama has decided to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House said. The move was immediately welcomed by top American lawmakers.......

Indian-American Vivek Murthy becomes youngest surgeon general

Image: Vivek Murthy is the first person of Indian origin to hold the top post. Photograph: Paresh Gandhi Thirty-seven-year-old Indian-American physician Vivek Hallegere Murthy has been confirmed......

FBI will now track hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus

Ten months after the horrific massacre of Sikhs at Oak Creek gurdwara that claimed six lives, the advisory board of FBI votes to create a new separate hate crimes category to help track such......

US Congress panel passes bill to probe racial profiling

A key United States Congressional panel has passed a legislative amendment that calls for investigations into racial and religious profiling of Sikhs, Hindus, Muslims and those from South Asia at......

Track hate crimes against Hindus, Sikhs, demand Senators

Citing last year's Gurdwara shootout in Wisconsin, a group of 26 Senators from the Democratic party has asked the US Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller to start tracking......

US firm accused of trying to replace Americans with immigrants

  An American healthcare company has been accused of laying off 180 of its IT employees in an attempt to replace them with low-wage H-1B workers, including Indians. "I am deeply concerned......

H-1B visa reform bill introduced in US Senate

Two US Senators have introduced a bipartisan legislation in the Senate seeking reform of H-1B visa programme and modify wage requirements while also calling for a sense of urgency against the......

Obama's immigration norms to ease Indian IT firms concerns

Even as Silicon Valley stalwarts have dismissed the many immigration fixes proposed by US President Barack Obama as inadequate to meet the needs of the technology industry, Indian software industry......

H-1B visas: Why does the US blame Indian firms?

Indian and Indian-American IT businesses are being scapegoated for abuse of the visa programme – using it for cheap, immobile labour – that actually pervades the entire industry,......

IT firms face visa double whammy

Soon after Washington's decision to nearly double visa application fees as a part of its border security law, a bigger storm in the form of the Comprehensive Immigration Reforms Bill is gaining......
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HASC Hammers Navy Readiness In Push For $18B Defense Boost

CAPITOL HILL: House Republicans keep hammering on military shortfalls, part of their push for a controversial $18 billion budget boost that has so... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/hasc-hammers-navy-readiness-push-18b-defense-boost
Logical hurdles in clearing H1-B visa bill

Political populism is not restricted to the Indian political class; their US counterparts also do it every election year. Immigration has been an... ...

http://smartinvestor.business-standard.com/market/Features-396657-Featuresdet-Logical_hurdles_in_clearing_H1_B_visa_bill.htm
After 12 years seeking H-1B reform, Rep. Pascrell tries again

In 2005, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) introduced an H-1B reform bill that picked up just five co-sponsors. The bill went nowhere, but he didn't... ...

http://www.techgig.com/tech-news/editors-pick/After-12-years-seeking-H-1B-reform-Rep-Pascrell-tries-again-51650
Defense Sec. Carter repeals transgender military service ban, receives both praise and flak

WASHINGTON, U.S. The Pentagon has reportedly announced that as of June 30, the ban on transgender people being allowed to serve openly in the U.S.... ...

http://www.newdelhinews.net/index.php/sid/245452213
US Senate Rejects Gun Control Measures After Orlando

Following the Orlando club massacre, the Republican-controlled US Senate voted down four measures Monday aimed at reducing gun violence,... ...

http://m.ndtv.com/world-news/us-senate-rejects-gun-control-measures-after-orlando-1421436

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