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Sikh Americans


Sikhs urge Trump admin to delay ELD rule on truck drivers

September 28, 2017 1:35 pm

The new regulation, to be effective from December 18, will require almost all commercial trucks, unless a truck is in an exempted class, to buy and operate an Electronic Logging Device (ELD) to record the hours they are on and off duty.

US Sikhs launch ad campaign to educate Americans about faith

August 16, 2017 10:06 am

Two Sikh Americans were killed in separate incidents in California last month. Subag Singh was found dead in a canal after he went missing on the morning of June 23 while Simranjit Singh of Elk Grove was shot dead outside a gas station where he worked.

New racial profiling rules misleading, say US Sikhs

December 09, 2014 1:26 am

Both CBP and TSA are components of the US Department of Homeland Security, the largest law enforcement agency in the federal government.

US lawmakers urge Pentagon to end ban on Sikhs serving in army

March 11, 2014 3:31 pm

Sikh Coalition applauded lawmaker's move calling for an end to the presumptive ban on devout Sikh service in the US military.

'US military to allow Sikhs with turban on case by case basis'

January 24, 2014 11:37 am

Washington-based Sikh Coalition applauds move but disappointed over presumptive ban on Sikh articles of faith.

Sikh man to get compensation in religious discrimination case

November 20, 2013 10:06 am

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Kherha by rights group Sikh Coalition and the EEOC.

Barack Obama acknowledges rising hate crimes against Hindu,Sikh in American society

May 01, 2013 9:37 am

Obama notes that with irrepressible determination Asian Americans have risen to top of their fields.

Boston bombings: Sikh community in US concerned over backlash

April 20, 2013 9:09 am

After bitter experience post-9/11,Sikhs are apprehensive about becoming target of hate crime.

Sikh Americans join Barack Obama in urging lawmakers on gun control

March 29, 2013 2:04 pm

Obama expressed his frustration at the lack of action by lawmakers and made a forceful plea.

US lawmakers seek data on hate crimes against Sikhs

April 20, 2012 9:35 am

Sikh Americans have voiced alarm over harassment and violence since September 11,2001 attacks.