Doctor knows best

Doctor knows best

H-1B visa workers from 1994-2001 helped US innovation: NBER research paper

H-1B visa workers from 1994-2001 helped US innovation: NBER research paper

Delhi graduate Sidharth gets $186,000 job offer from Uber. Will he get through the H-1B visa lottery too?

Delhi graduate Sidharth gets $186,000 job offer from Uber. Will he get through the H-1B visa lottery too?

LEAD STORIES
Doctor knows best

Doctor knows best

Indian-American physicians discuss changes to Affordable Care Act Since its inception in 2013, the Affordable Care Act has been attacked and defended mainly on a partisan basis. However,…

H-1B visa workers from 1994-2001 helped US innovation: NBER research paper

H-1B visa workers from 1994-2001 helped US innovation: NBER research paper

  NEW YORK: Highly skilled immigrants who worked on an H-1B visa in the United States from 1994-2001 had a positive effect on innovation, and increased the overall…

Delhi graduate Sidharth gets $186,000 job offer from Uber. Will he get through the H-1B visa lottery too?

Delhi graduate Sidharth gets $186,000 job offer from Uber. Will he get through the H-1B visa lottery too?

NEW YORK: Sidharth, 21, a computer science engineering graduate from Delhi Technological University – formerly the Delhi College of Engineering – has received an approximately $186,000 job offer…

COMMUNITY

Hindu American Foundation, others criticize U.S. religious agency report on India

The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) is deeply concerned about the latest report by the United…

California-based Sikh band ‘White Sun’ wins Grammy for Best New Age Album

California-based Sikh band ‘White Sun’ wins Grammy for Best New Age Album

Sikh band White Sun made history last week by beating established artists like Enya and…

UC Davis receives $1.5 million to advance study of Jainism

UC Davis receives $1.5 million to advance study of Jainism

Mohini Jain, president and founder of the Mohini Jain Family Foundation, has donated $1.5 million…

Indian American hotel manager in California charged with helping drug gang

An Indian American hotel manager faces federal charges for allegedly helping a feared street gang…

How Canada cut foreign workers and hobbled its meat industry

How Canada cut foreign workers and hobbled its meat industry

For a glimpse at how Donald Trump’s “America first” approach to immigrants may affect the…

IMMIGRATION

Delhi graduate Sidharth gets $186,000 job offer from Uber. Will he get through the H-1B visa lottery too?

Delhi graduate Sidharth gets $186,000 job offer from Uber. Will he get through the H-1B visa lottery too?

NEW YORK: Sidharth, 21, a computer science engineering graduate from Delhi Technological University – formerly the Delhi College of Engineering – has received an approximately $186,000 job offer…

Kamala Harris allies with other Senators to rescind Trump’s executive order on mass deportations

Kamala Harris allies with other Senators to rescind Trump’s executive order on mass deportations

NEW YORK: Indian American Senator Kamala Harris (D-Cal.) has lent support to Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and 19 other Senators…

Sen. Orrin Hatch lays out plan to increase H-1B visa cap, help foreign workers get Green Card

Sen. Orrin Hatch lays out plan to increase H-1B visa cap, help foreign workers get Green Card

NEW YORK: Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), the Chairman of the Senate Republican High-Tech Task Force, came out strongly in favor of reforming and enhancing the H-1B visa program…

Passage To India

Eat, Eat; Careful – There May Be a Bee in the Honey

Eat, Eat; Careful – There May Be a Bee in the Honey

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows Friday evening it was official that I was going…

U.S. AFFAIRS

H1-B visas help make U.S. firms globally competitive: Indian envoy

WASHINGTON With a private member’s bill being introduced in the U.S. Congress that seeks to fix the minimum salary of H1-B visa holders at $130,000, India’s Ambassador…

INDIA

Accenture to create 15,000 jobs in US

BENGALURU: Accenture Plc said on Friday it would create 15,000 “highly skilled” new jobs in the United States, as IT services firms brace for a more protectionist…

POLITICS

Who’s got dibs on France? Trump friends and donors jockey for ambassadorships

Patrick Park doesn’t think of himself as a political person. The Palm Beach philanthropist spends most of his time and considerable fortune raising money for charity. But…

SOUTH ASIA

Nawaz Sharif eyes Pakistan ‘vote bank’ with bid to revive farming

With just a year left before Pakistan’s general elections, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is wooing an industry that accounts for about half of the nation’s labor force.…

COMMUNITY

Hindu American Foundation, others criticize U.S. religious agency report on India

The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) is deeply concerned about the latest report by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) examining India’s constitution and national…

ENTERTAINMENT

Kay Kay Menon on ‘Ponzi scheme’ films and corrupt critics

Kay Kay Menon’s performances in films like “Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (A Thousand Desires) and Gulaal (Red) are something Indian movie fans won’t forget easily. He has established…

LIFESTYLE

Priyanka Chopra, Huma Abedin give standing ovation to Prabal Gurung at New York Fashion Week

NEW YORK: India-born, Chicago-based designer Mac Duggal made his New York Fashion Week debut Feb. 11 at The Angel Orensanz Event Space in Manhattan. Sponsored by Art…

CINEMA

Jolly LLB2 is about principles and morals, never compromising on those issues: Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar takes on the corrupt establishment and fights for justice in his acclaimed new film Jolly LLB 2 which releases in North American theaters this Friday,February 10. Kumar sat…