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Trump Pursues with Census Citizenship Question

WASHINGTON (TIP): President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, July 3, that  he was moving ahead with adding a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 US census in a dramatic reversal after his own administration including […]

Americas

US Justice department names special counsel to probe Trump campaign Russia ties

WASHINGTON (TIP): The US Justice Department on May 17 independently named former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate ties between President Trump’s campaign and Russian officials, sending the four month old Presidency into a deeper crisis. The appointment, apparently made […]

United States

US judge blocks Trump order to restrict funding for ‘sanctuary cities’

SAN FRANCISCO (TIP): A US judge on April 23 blocked President Donald Trump‘s executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities, dealing another legal blow to the administration’s efforts to toughen […]

Arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a priority for Justice department
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US Justice Department for Assange’s arrest

WASHINGTON (TIP): The arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a US “priority,” attorney general Jeff Sessions said April 20, as media reports indicated his office was preparing charges against the fugitive anti-hero. “We are […]

Senate showdown: Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer filibustered and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pressed the nuclear button
Politics

Senate Republicans exercise Nuclear option to confirm Gorsuch

WASHINGTON (TIP): Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., set a new precedent in the Senate that will ease the confirmation for President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on Friday, after 30 more hours of debate […]

United States

ICE makes 84 arrests in three-day operation targeting Pacific Northwest

PORTLAND, ORE (TIP): A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation in the Pacific Northwest resulted in 84 arrests, according to a Fox News report, March 30, 2017. The operation targeted “at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants […]

With his 2008 nomination by President George W. Bush and subsequent confirmation and appointment, Judge Thapar became the Nation's first Article III judge of South Asian descent
Indian Americans

Trump nominates Indian American Judge for top judicial post

WASHINGTON (TIP): On March 20, President Donald J. Trump nominated Indian American Amul R. Thapar of Kentucky for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. If confirmed, Amul R. Thapar of Kentucky will […]

Titans clash: Serious differences remain over the supremacy of adjudicative power
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Case of the ‘stolen seat’: US Supreme Court Judge Gorsuch vs President Trump

“One of the first acts of the new President Donald Trump was to announce the nomination of Judge Gorsuch, described by one columnist as ‘Scalia:2’!  While the description may not quite hold true (as many […]

Assistant U.S. Attorney Aloke S. Chakravarty from the U.S. Attorney's Office of the District of Massachusetts received US Justice Dept.'s highest honor -David Margolis Award for Exceptional Service
Indian Americans

Indian American attorney receives US Justice Dept.’s highest honor

WASHINGTON (TIP): Assistant U.S. Attorney Aloke S. Chakravarty from the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the District of Massachusetts received US Justice Dept.’s highest honor as one of the members of a team that worked on […]

US Visa Policy

President-elect Trump on Immigration

The 45th President-elect Donald Trump is ready to take the oval office on January 20th 2017, much to every one’s surprise! Among many firsts he holds, Donald Trump is the first President to hold anti-immigration […]

Attorney General Loretta Lynch said in an interview with USA TODAY that Justice Department was preparing to launch a vigorous initiative to tackle heroin crisis which claimed 100 lives each day
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Obama administration to launch new effort on heroin crisis

WASHINGTON (TIP): The Justice Department is preparing to launch a renewed strategy to address the unrelenting scourge of heroin and opioid addiction, in part by placing greater emphasis on identifying links between over-prescribing doctors and […]

Diane Gujarati to serve on the United States District Court bench said Barack Obama.
Indian Americans

Barack Obama Nominates Indian-American Diane Gujarati to the US District Court bench in New York

US President Barack Obama has nominated a 47-year-old Indian-American woman attorney to the US District Court bench in New York, the White House has said. “I am pleased to nominate Diane Gujarati to serve on […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Official Leads Drive Against Police Brutality

NEW YORK (TIP) — An Indian American official spearheading the Obama administration’s campaign against police brutality and mistreatment of minorities has issued a scathing indictment of the city of Baltimore, accusing its police force of […]

Clinton reiterates email use was a 'mistake' as State Dept. reopens probe
Politics

US State Department to reopen probe into ‘#emailgate’ | Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON (TIP): In a dramatic turnaround, the US State Department has said it will reopen its own probe into the allegations that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton violated rules by using a private email […]

United States

2 Indian Americans sentenced 7 Years For H1B Visa Fraud in Texas

Two Indian-American brothers have been sentenced to over seven years in prison for committing fraud in H1B visa programme, popular among IT and software professionals, to create a low-cost workforce in the US. Atul Nanda, […]

United States

San Francisco’s police chief quits amid racial issues

SAN FRANCISCO (TIP): San Francisco’s police chief, Greg Suhr, resigned under pressure from the city’s mayor on May 19, just hours after an officer’s fatal shooting a black woman sparked new outrage in a city […]

Indian Americans

Indian-American Couple Convicted for H-1B Visa Fraud

WASHINGTON (TIP): An Indian-American couple has been convicted on charges of H-1B visa fraud and will face up to 30 years imprisonment, the Department of Justice has said. Raju Kosuri, 44, and his wife Smriti […]

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and a coalition of attorneys general, supported by former Vice President Al Gore, vowed on March 29, 2016, to hold fossil fuel companies accountable if their words and deeds on climate change had crossed into illegality.
Politics

Climate Fraud Investigation of Exxon Draws Attention of 18 Attorneys General

SPecial report NEW YORK (TIP): Environmental advocate and former Vice President Al Gore and Attorneys General from across the nation, on Tuesday, March 29, gathered in the office of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for an […]

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Apple’s iPhone hackable?

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) scraped its request for Apple Inc.’s assistance to hack into the phone of a terrorist killer. The federal government department, on behalf of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), […]

Americas

Turbaned Sikh Forced To Remove Turban At SFO Airport

SAN FRANCISCO: An Indo-Canadian Toronto-based Sikh comedian and YouTube and Vine star, Jasmeet Singh — better known online as ‘JusReign’ alleged that he was forced to take off his turban at the San Francisco airport […]

Indian Americans

Indian-origin Masood Khan wins $3.1 million discrimination suit against Chicago PD

Indian-Origin Masood Khan among 47 immigrants who were rejected by the Chicago Police Department to be a police officer for being foreign-born have won the discrimination case brought forward by the US Justice Department. Chicago taxpayers will spend $3.1 […]

Business & Economics

Goldman Sachs in $5.1bn deal over bond mis-selling

Goldman Sachs says it has reached a deal with US authorities over charges that it used fraudulent marketing material to sell mortgage bonds before the financial crisis. The bank agreed to pay $5.1bn in civil […]

United States

Chicago mayor asks for police superintendent’s resignation

CHICAGO (TIP): Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday, December 1, he has asked for the resignation of Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy. The announcement at a news conference came amid angry protests in Chicago over […]

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Two Indian Americans Arrested for Supporting Al-Qaeda’s Jihad in India

Two Indian brothers charged with providing support to al-Qaeda had discussed ideas for an Islamist insurgency in India, documents filed by United States prosecutors show. Hyderabad-born Yahya Farooq Mohammad and Ibrahim Zubair Mohammad were indicted […]

United States

Anti-Bullying Campaign Launched in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu

Reflecting the increasing diversity in the US, the White House has launched its annual anti-bullying campaign in three South Asian languages – Hindu, Urdu and Punjabi. Bullying is considered as a major problem in US […]