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Legislation on H-1B visas introduced in US Congress

Given that the Democrats have a majority in the House of Representatives, the bill has little chance to be passed

04 Mar 2021 12:15 PM

US House strikes down Trump's border emergency, now goes to Senate

The US House of Representatives dealt a blow to Trump, approving a resolution blocking him from obtaining funding for a Mexican border.

27 Feb 2019 8:54 AM

Democrats push to block Donald Trump's border emergency

US Democrats on Friday rolled out their measure aimed at blocking President Donald Trump from circumventing Congress.

23 Feb 2019 10:12 AM

2 Indian-American women oppose nomination of Neomi Rao

Two leading Indian-American women have led the Democratic party’s move to oppose the nomination of community legal luminary Neomi Rao.

05 Feb 2019 10:50 AM

Federal spending bill passed in Senate, sent to Trump to end shutdown

The House voted 240 to 186 in support of a bipartisan package that extends government funding until March 23.

09 Feb 2018 4:27 PM


Second US govt shutdown in 3 weeks, spending plan falls flat in senate

The upper chamber of Congress will launch a new effort to pass the bill to extend government funding on Friday.

09 Feb 2018 11:28 AM

Indian-American Congressman introduces resolution for Diwali in US House

The resolution recognises the religious and historical significance of Diwali.

21 Oct 2017 11:35 AM

US lawmakers introduce resolution to support India’s UNSC permanent membership

“The UN Security Council still reflects the world as it was in 1945 when the United Nations was created,” a Congressional statement said.

27 Sep 2017 6:29 PM

Moscow will ultimately respond to insolence of US sanctions: Putin

The US legislation is aimed at punishing the Kremlin for allegedly meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.

28 Jul 2017 8:16 AM

Vaisakhi resolution introduced in US Congress

The resolution, introduced at a time when the Sikh community is facing increasing instances of hate crimes in the US.

06 Apr 2017 10:48 AM


No repeal for 'Obamacare': A humiliating defeat for Trump

Democrats said Americans can 'breathe a sigh of relief.'

25 Mar 2017 7:41 AM

Trump appoints Indian-American attorney to key WH post

Uttam Dhillon had previously served as the Chief Oversight Counsel for the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee.

26 Jan 2017 5:14 PM