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Indians in US


Indian national sentenced to 10 years in jail in US for attempted enticement of minor

August 24, 2021 8:43 am

Pradish Jehan Selvaraj had responded to an online prostitution advertisement by texting a phone number listed in the ad, which he believed to be of a 15-year-old female.

Indian national gets 20-year jail for running call centers that defrauded US citizens

December 01, 2020 1:30 pm

Hitesh Madhubhai Patel (44) was sentenced for the charges of wire fraud conspiracy and general conspiracy to commit identification fraud, access device fraud, money laundering, and impersonation of a federal officer or employee.

Over 2 lakh Indians in US waiting for family-sponsored Green Card: Data

November 28, 2019 3:15 pm

The largest number of 1.5 million wait list is from America's southern neighbour Mexico, followed by a distant India with more than 2,27,000 and China with nearly 180,000, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

6-year-old’s death puts spotlight on how Punjabis risk life to reach US

June 17, 2019 5:31 am

According to reports by American news agencies, Gurpreet and her mother were two of five Indians who were trying to enter the country through Lukeville town, where they were dropped by “human smugglers” on Tuesday morning.

US: Indian student charged with using 'USB killer device' to destroy dozens of computers in college

February 27, 2019 1:13 pm

The device, which resembles a normal USB memory stick, sends a rapid series of power surges into a computer's electrical hardware, rendering it inoperable. The damage exceeds USD 50,000.

Telangana man shot dead by youth in US

November 18, 2018 6:52 pm

Hailing from Medak district of Telangana, Sunil was working as night auditor in hospitality industry in Atlantic City. He was leaving his home to work the overnight shift when the teen shot him and escaped with his car. The victim died on the spot.

Three Indian-origin persons sentenced for USD 9.3mn mortgage fraud scheme

November 14, 2018 2:32 pm

Surjit Singh, 72 was sentenced to 11 years and three months in prison, his son, Rajeshwar Singh, 44 was sentenced to 11 years and three months in prison on counts of mail fraud, bank fraud and false statements on loan and credit applications.

Indian-American Sikh elected mayor of Anaheim city in California

November 09, 2018 4:51 pm

Sidhu who served as member of the Anaheim City Council for eight years from 2002 to 2012, defeated Ashleigh Aitken in the November 6 mid-term elections. He would be the first Sikh mayor of the city.

Eight lakh Indians drive US immigrant growth

September 18, 2018 2:22 am

As of July 2017, the foreign-born population (both legal and illegal) living in the US was 4.45 crore, up from just under 4 crore in 2010.

Six Indian nationals among several arrested by US immigration authorities

September 01, 2018 1:36 pm

More than half of the aliens arrested by ERO deportation officers during this operation had prior criminal history.