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Indian American/ South Asian American

Dec 22, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

NY Times: Arrested Indian diplomat in NY transferred in bid to win diplomatic immunity

posted by Randall

Devyani KhobragadeOfficials in India have transferred to the United Nations the diplomat arrested on charges of paying her maid below the minimum wage and lying on the maid’s visa application.

The NY Times reports its an attempt to qualify her for diplomatic immunity, something the United States has refused to grant the deputy consul general of … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 21, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Times of India: Indian American named Secretary of State of Texas

posted by Randall

Nandita BerryThe Times of India reports that Indian American Nadita Berry has been appointed by Texas Governor Rick Perry as Secretary of State.

“Arriving from India at the age of 21 with nothing but $200 to her name, she worked diligently to earn her law degree and has since become one of the most accomplished attorneys … Read more

Community Issues

Dec 21, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

India West: Poll finds most Indian Americans support arrest of Indian diplomat

posted by Randall

 


A majority of Indian Americans support the arrest of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade for lying on her visa application and paying her maid well below the minimum wage, reports India West.… Read more

Blogs

Dec 21, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Let’s not forget Sangeeta Richard in Indian diplomat uproar. #StandwithSangeeta

posted by Randall

Devyani KhobragadeThis is getting hella crazy.

Protestors in Mumbai ransacked a Dominos Pizza venting their outrage at the American owned chain over the arrest, strip and cavity search of an Indian diplomat in New York, reports CBS.

Devyani Khobragade (pictured here) is accused of lying on a visa application and paying her maid about $3 … Read more

Blogs

Dec 20, 2013 Ξ 1 comment

TV Spy: Sports anchor apologizes for racially tinged remarks

posted by Randall

Blevin, DeanOklahoma City sportscaster Dean Blevins is backpedaling from a racially-tinged tweet he sent out to his 13,000 followers on Monday, reports TV Spy.

The KWTV sports anchor tweeted out that he wished people who worked in gas stations would “find the time to learn our language.”

The tweet has since been deleted, but was … Read more

Campus

Dec 20, 2013 Ξ 2 comments

Pocono Record: Still no charges filed in suspected hazing death at Asian American frat

posted by Randall

Pi Delta PsiPennsylvania authorities are still investigating whether the death of an Asian American pledge into a fraternity can be directly blamed on hazing, reports the Pocono Record.

About 30 members of Pi Delta Psi of Baruch College in New York had rented a cabin in Monroe County.

Three pledges of the Asian American fraternity were … Read more

Community Issues

Dec 19, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

South Asian Americans #StandWithSangeeta in arrest of Indian diplomat in NY

posted by Randall

Members of the South Asian American community showed their support on Twitter tonight for the maid of an Indian diplomat in New York, Devyani Khobragade,  who was arrested for lying on a visa application and paying her maid  just $3 an hour .

That’s a wage far below the New York minimum wage of … Read more

Blogs

Dec 19, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Guyism: Can I Have Your Number?

posted by Randall

What's Your Number?This video I saw after seeing a tweet from the @Slantedview plays more like a David Letterman skit.

Supposedly some buff Asian American dude wanted to test the theory that white women wouldn’t want to go out with an Asian guy.

So he randomly chose girls off the street, although judging by the attractiveness of … Read more

Chinese American

Dec 19, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Voxxi: Survey finds Asians & Latinos more concerned about deportation than citizenship

posted by Randall

Asian Americans at Immigration RallyA new poll released today by the Pew Research Center has found that Asian American and Latinos are more concerned about the threat of deportation than a path to citizenship, reports Voxxi. (photo by Ray from LA)

Asked which is more important, ending the threat of deportation or paving a path to citizenship, … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Dec 19, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Arrest & treatment of Indian diplomat in New York sparks international uproar

posted by Randall

Consulate General of India, NYThe recent arrest of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in New York city and her subsequent treatment by authorities has sparked an international uproar that has spread into the Indian American community.

Authorities arrested Khobragade on charges of visa fraud and underpaying her maid last week.

According to the Borneo Post, she broke down in … Read more

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