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Indians in US


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.

US: Sikh man stabbed to death in his store, third incident in 3 weeks

August 17, 2018 6:41 pm

The Essex County Prosecutor's office is calling the incident a homicide, according to a report in ABC7NY. The motive behind the killing was not immediately known.

Two Indians held in Washington for staying illegally: Officials

July 25, 2018 1:55 pm

Agents determined the other individual illegally crossed into the US from Mexico in May 2011. The investigation revealed he was also in possession of a fraudulent social security card.