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Former Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson sworn-in as US secretary of state

Rex Tillerson was on Thursday sworn in as new US Secretary of State after being confirmed by the Senate despite concerns over the veteran oil executive’s close ties with Russian President......

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......

Trump signs executive order to review H-1B visa programme

The US President said his administration is going to enforce ‘Hire American’ rules that are designed to protect jobs and wages of workers in the United States. Acting on his ‘Buy......

Need to scale up and ramp down H-1B visas: Senator

In less than a week of Donald Trump being sworn in as the 45th US President, the "H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act" was introduced to prioritise American workers and restore fairness in visa programmes......

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......
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Trump orders overhaul of H-1B visas, Indian techies to be hit

In a blow to Indian IT industry and professionals, US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order for tightening the rules of the H-1B... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/607117/trump-orders-overhaul-h-1b.html
Reviewing H-1B program too little too late say lawmakers

The executive order signed by President Donald Trump calling for a review of H-1B visas is too little and too late, US lawmakers said, even as more... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/reviewing-h-1b-program-too-little-too-late-say-lawmakers-117041900125_1.html
US lawmakers greet Sikhs, laud their contribution on Vaisakhi

Led by the House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, US lawmakers from both the Republican and the Democratic parties greeted Sikhs across the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/us-lawmakers-greet-sikhs-laud-their-contribution-on-vaisakhi-117041500085_1.html
Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress has described the massive American military strike on a Syrian airbase as "reckless" and... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-air-strikes-on-syria-can-lead-to-possible-nuclear-war-between-us-and-russia-tulsi-gabbard-2386737
Steps to protect US workers from H1-B visa 'abuse' announced

The US has said it will "rigorously" use its authority to initiate investigations of H1-B visa violators, signalling an intensified effort by the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/604765/steps-protect-us-workers-h1.html

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