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Indians in US

72% increase in Indians staying illegally in US since 2010: Report

There are at least 630,000 Indians who are undocumented, a 72 per cent increase since 2010, says the report.

Jun 18, 2019, 10:48 AM IST

Number of Indians jailed for illegally entering US increases three-fold

The number of Indians arrested for illegally entering the United States has nearly tripled so far in 2018, making them one of the largest groups of illegal aliens apprehended.

Sep 29, 2018, 08:48 AM IST

2 Indians held in Washington State for staying illegally

The US Border Patrol picked the Indian nationals during a routine check at a bus terminal in Spokane.

Jul 25, 2018, 09:44 AM IST

More than 20 Indian-origin persons jailed in US over India-based call center scam

The prison sentences for the 21 people convicted range from 4 to 20 years. Several of the convicted will be deported to India after the completion of their sentence.

Jul 21, 2018, 10:37 AM IST

Great to be an Indian in the US right now: YouTube star Vidya Vox

Vidya Iyer, better known by her stage name Vidya Vox, was born in the Indian city Madras (now Chennai), grew up in Virginia, and is based in Los Angeles.

Nov 22, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi must raise H-1B visa issue with Donald Trump: Indians in US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi must raise the contentious H-1B visa issue besides defence cooperation and terrorism during his first bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump, members of the Indian community said here on Sunday.

Jun 25, 2017, 09:55 AM IST

H-1B visa row: 1.5 lakh Indians are in US on employment-based visas, says Govt

There are over 1.5 lakh Indian nationals who have been issued employment-based visas, including nearly 1.26 H1B job permits, by the US in 2016, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

 

Mar 30, 2017, 17:42 PM IST

Indian community eyes doubling representation in US Congress

The goal, which might look difficult, was set by the three-term Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera, who is now the senior-most of the four Indian-Americans members in the US House of Representatives.

Jan 05, 2017, 12:36 PM IST

US received 236K H-1B applications, completes lottery

The US received over 2,36,000 H-1B petitions in just five days of opening up the process early this month for the most sought-after work visa for IT professionals, including from India, and has completed the computerised draw of lots.

Apr 13, 2016, 11:15 AM IST

Indians working in US find their job less stressful: Survey

A majority of Indians who live in the US and send money home say they are overqualified for their jobs here and find their US workplace to be less stressful than workplaces in India, a survey has revealed.

Oct 21, 2015, 09:01 AM IST

Indian-Americans call for zero tolerance to attacks on them

In the wake of incidents of attacks and thefts specifically targeting the Indian-Americans in New Jersey, the community has called for "zero tolerance" towards such crimes, even as local authorities assured of efforts to ensure safety to the residents in the state.

Jul 23, 2015, 00:00 AM IST

567 Indian nationals deported to India in 2013 and 2014

As many as 567 Indians were deported to India by federal law enforcement agencies in last two years, while more than 6,360 Indians were detained at the US border during the same period as they tried to sneak into the country.

May 19, 2015, 07:56 AM IST

Indian-Americans: Of rich coffers and ideas

When US President Harry Truman signed into law the Luce-Celler Act of 1946, giving to Indian Americans the right to immigrate and naturalize, he might have had some faith in the Indian DNA, but lit

Sep 23, 2014, 16:42 PM IST

Indian political parties woo Indians in US

Overseas wings of the Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are all passionately wooing Indians abroad ahead of India`s parliamentary elections.

Mar 23, 2014, 21:02 PM IST

US lawmakers ask NYC schools to recognise Diwali as holiday

Recognising the growing influence of the Indian community in the US, six top American lawmakers on Thursday asked the New York City schools to include Diwali in the list of public holidays.

Feb 21, 2014, 22:56 PM IST