The Delaware State Assembly’s two chambers unanimously passed a resolution declaring April “Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month,” reports Tribune India. State Governor John Carney welcomed the notion; he recently met with and pledged help to the Indian American community, which he noted has been suffering from an outbreak of hate … Read more
An Indian American who works for NASA says he was detained at the U.S. border during his return trip to the U.S. from South America four days after President Trump issued his now stalled Muslim ban.
Sidd Bikkannavar, 35, … Read more
Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina delivered a televised response to President Obama’s final State of the Union address (SOTU) Tuesday night. Haley is the second Indian American politician to deliver the Republican response to SOTU, according to NBC News, following Bobby Jindal, governor of Louisiana, who took a beating for … Read more
The Center for American Progress has released ten new fact sheets about the Asian American community.
The sheets were published in cooperation with Karthick Ramakrishnan of AAPI Data.
The fact sheets include data about educational attainment, income and poverty, civic participation, language diversity, immigration and nativity, labor-force participation, and access to health insurance.
A group of South Asian 7-Eleven franchisees has filed suit claiming the store is harassing and intimidating them in an effort to coerce them into giving their profitable stores back, reports Mint Press.
“[A] foreign corporation has been allowed to transform the American dream into an American nightmare for countless individuals and families,” the … Read more
The competition to come to the United States on an H-1B visa for high skilled workers has opened the door for scammers, reports the Global Post.
Just 65,000 of these visas are issued each year.
There are reportedly hundreds of companies offering to help for fees that can exceed well into the four figures.… Read more
IBN is reporting the Sacramento Kings have launched a Hindi version of the team’s website.
It’s a bid to crack the huge market in India by the team’s owner, Indian American Vivek Ranadive.
Last year Comcast Sportsnet Houston unveiled a Chinese version of its website to tap into the huge interest in the NBA in … Read more
As you should well know by now, Nina Davuluri of New York is the first Indian American to wear the crown in the pageant’s history.
That’s generating all kinds of interest not only in the United States, but in … Read more