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  World   Americas  05 Jun 2019

World, Americas, 05 Jun 2019

Pramila Jayapal becomes first South Asian American woman to preside over US House

‘Beyond proud to serve in the most diverse Congress in our nation's history and to hold the gavel today,’ Pramila Jayapal said.

05 Jun 2019 4:12 PM

Trump administration clamps down on US citizens' travel to Cuba

The Cuban government condemned the move, which could cost the country's economy tens of millions of dollars a year in lost income.

05 Jun 2019 2:48 PM

Woman gang leader in US found guilty of robbing Indian-American homes

Castro from Houston and her accomplices committed string of home invasions in Georgia, New York, Ohio, Michigan and Texas from 2011 to 2014.

05 Jun 2019 12:17 PM

US House approves bill to offer citizenship to ‘dreamer’ immigrants

The bill, which would grant permanent protection to so-called 'Dreamers' - people brought into US illegally as children - was passed.

05 Jun 2019 12:13 PM

‘US shared nuclear power info with Saudi after Khashoggi killing’: US senator

Timing of approvals is likely to heap pressure on Trump from lawmakers who have become increasingly critical of US support for Saudi.

05 Jun 2019 10:20 AM


US company to pay USD 1.1 mn dues to H-1B employees, including Indians

In all, 594 H-1B employees will receive their back wages, an official statement said.

05 Jun 2019 9:25 AM

10 per cent decline in approval of H-1B visa: US authorities

The approval rate of H-1B declined from 93 per cent in 2017 to 85 per cent in 2018.

05 Jun 2019 8:48 AM