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Undocumented Indians Remain 'Hidden' in America

SAALT Names Lakshmi Sridaran Policy, Advocacy Director

South Asian American Leading Together, a national civil rights organization based in Takoma Park, Md., has named Lakshmi Sridaran director of national policy and advocacy. The Indian American will head SAALT's policy work on core issues and work ... India-West, 3 days ago

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Weekly Voice

Sikhs, Muslims Concerned About Racial Profiling At Airports

Washington: Sikh, Muslim and South Asian Communities in the US have expressed dismay over new guidelines that ban racial profiling by federal law enforcement officers but do not apply to screeners at airports or border check points. The new ...
 Weekly Voice1 week ago South Asians dismayed over new US racial profiling limits  Yahoo! Malaysia2 weeks ago South Asians Dismayed Over New U.S. Racial Profiling Limits  Silicon India2 weeks ago South Asians Still Under Suspicion In The US  Weekly Voice2 months ago

Rights Groups Disappointed With Plan to Curb Racial Profiling

Civil rights organizations said they are disappointed with a new plan announced by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Dec. 8, which aims to curb racial profiling. Particularly in light of certain recent incidents we've seen at the local level, ...
 India-West2 weeks ago

OAPIA Mourns Death of Commissioner Ajay K. Ojha, Ph.D.

(WASHINGTON, DC) - The DC Mayor's Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (OAPIA) expressed their profound sadness and mourn the passing of Commissioner Ajay K. Ojha, Ph.D. He passed away on November 12, 2014 at the young age of 38 while ...
 Noodls1 month ago

Ferguson smoulders as racial protests spread across US

Washington, Nov 26 As night fell, Missouri state in Midwestern United States deployed more forces to quell violence in Ferguson after a grand jury failed to indict a white police officer in the August shooting of an unarmed black teenager. "We ...
 ProKerala.com1 month ago Ferguson burns as racial protests spread across US  Sify1 month ago Ferguson shooting: Racial protests spread across US as Ferguson simmers  Oneindia1 month ago

Obama's Plan to Legalize Undocumented: Indian American Response Mixed

Following a brutal drubbing in mid-term elections, as Republicans gained a majority in the House and Senate, President Barack Obama announced Nov. 20 that he would take executive action to create an immigration plan allowing an estimated four ...
 India-West1 month ago

Obama offers shield to 5 m illegal immigrants

special to The Tribune 4.5 lakh Indians living illegally While 5.9 million Mexicans make up over half of an estimated 11.2 million unauthorised immigrants in the US, India is the fourth top source country with 4,50,000 living in the country ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago

South Asian group welcomes actions by Obama on immigration

A leading South Asian organisation today welcomed the executive action taken by US President Barack Obama to provide legal status to more than five million illegal immigrants, including those from India. "Today's proposed Executive Order could ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
Times of India

Obama greenlights high-skilled immigration; relief for H-1B visa holders, spouses, students

WASHINGTON: Presenting a powerful moral argument that America is and will always be a nation of immigrants, US President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that he would exercise his executive prerogative to protect nearly four million undocumented ...
 Times of India1 month ago

White House Announces Hate Crime Initiative

By Emil Guillermo The White House's decision to launch a new initiative to "strengthen" hate crime prevention is being praised by civil rights groups representing some of the most-targeted communities -- South Asian, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, and ...
 NBCNews.com1 month ago
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