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US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy forced to resign by Trump administration

US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy forced to resign by Trump administration

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy has been removed by the Trump administration and replaced temporarily by his deputy, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams. Murthy, a holdover from the Obama administration,…

Arun Jaitley shouldn’t lobby for Indian IT companies, instead welcome H-1B visa reforms

Arun Jaitley shouldn’t lobby for Indian IT companies, instead welcome H-1B visa reforms

NEW YORK: Finance minister Arun Jaitley made headlines on the first cabinet-level interaction between India and the Trump administration, in Washington, DC, for the wrong reason: reports said Jaitley “strongly…

Trump’s latest H-1B executive order poses challenge for companies looking to bag high tech workers from India

Trump’s latest H-1B executive order poses challenge for companies looking to bag high tech workers from India

President Donald Trump threw down a challenge April 18, to American and Indian technology companies operating in the U.S., with his Buy American, Hire American executive order that mandates a…

F-1 visa 24-month OPT extension lawsuit dismissed

F-1 visa 24-month OPT extension lawsuit dismissed

NEW YORK: There’s good news for STEM F-1 visa students who have availed or were planning to avail of the extended 24-month Optional Practical Training (OPT) period, apart from the…

Indian student in California Armaan Premjee arrested for sexual assault on campus

Indian student in California Armaan Premjee arrested for sexual assault on campus

NEW YORK: An Indian undergraduate student – a sophomore business administration major – at the University of Southern California (USC), Armaan Premjee, was arrested by the Los Angeles Police on…

Trump’s plan to ‘Hire American’ must give more rights to H-1B visa workers, increase Green Cards

Trump’s plan to ‘Hire American’ must give more rights to H-1B visa workers, increase Green Cards

President Donald Trump signed an executive order this week that directs federal agencies to implement a “Buy American, Hire American” strategy and to reform the much maligned H-1B visa. No…

Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif to perform at IIFA Awards New York 2017

Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif to perform at IIFA Awards New York 2017

NEW YORK: Actors Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif are among Bollywood’s crème de la crème of celebrities slotted to perform and entertain around 40,000 people at the mega…

Indian American-founded Bose Corp. sued for violating privacy rights

Indian American-founded Bose Corp. sued for violating privacy rights

NEW YORK: Bose Corp spies on its wireless headphone customers by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, and violates their privacy rights…