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    What does President Trump’s suspension of H-1B visa mean and how will it impact Indians?

    What does President Trump’s suspension of H-1B visa mean and how will it impact Indians?

    Amid the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump’s announcement in July, to suspend H-1B visas, which came as a shock for Indian IT experts, alongside other foreign visas for the rest of 2020.  President Donald Trump called…

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    United States and Australia discuss new military cooperation, Covid-19, and China

    United States and Australia discuss new military cooperation, Covid-19, and China

    On Tuesday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne met and had high-level discussions on coronavirus pandemic, new military cooperation, China. They likewise agreed to restore and reinforce a unified…

    Human rights
    Fauci and Kaepernick will be honored with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award

    Fauci and Kaepernick will be honored with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award

    The United States leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, and former NFL player Colin Kaepernick are going to receive Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award this year, the organization announced on…

    Labour rights
    Workers in the United States Protest for Racial Inequality on National Strike Day

    Workers in the United States Protest for Racial Inequality on National Strike Day

    Many workers rallied outside the Massachusetts Statehouse and the Trump International Hotel in Manhattan to fight racism and economic inequality. An effort that organizers believed would develop into a nationwide strike, The AP reported. In…

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    US Supreme Court grants Trump Administration permission to deport asylum-seekers

    US Supreme Court grants Trump Administration permission to deport asylum-seekers

    On Thursday, the US Supreme Court gave a decision on immediate ramifications for the migration enforcement policy, permitting Trump’s administration to deport those asylum seekers whose applications have been denied. Immigrants who seek refugee status…

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    New US restrictions on work visas will hit hard India

    New US restrictions on work visas will hit hard India

    On Monday, the White House announced new restrictions on some types of work visas to protect U.S. workers suffering from job losses resulting from the pandemic of COVID-19. President Donald Trump confirmed that he’s extending…

    Human rights
    The US Police use of force policy fall short of human rights standards, report finds

    The US Police use of force policy fall short of human rights standards, report finds

    A new study by the University of Chicago has learned that the Police department in many cities in the United States is failing to meet international human rights standards in the utilization of lethal force.…

    Human rights
    New York protestors denied basic human rights as they are shoved into crowded and filthy jails

    New York protestors denied basic human rights as they are shoved into crowded and filthy jails

    Protests across the United States following death of George Floyd in police custody are basically against all the police misconduct being taken for granted since years together. Brutal violence, excessive force use, unprovoked beatings, and…

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    CDC and the U.S. Dept of Labor’s OSHA issues Guidance to Support Agriculture Workers in Covid-19 Pandemic

    CDC and the U.S. Dept of Labor’s OSHA issues Guidance to Support Agriculture Workers in Covid-19 Pandemic

    The U.S. Dept. of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) gave the direction that incorporates prescribed actions to protect agriculture laborers from the coronavirus.  The prevention and control of Covid-19 at the agricultural worksites,…

    Human rights
    OCHCR chief says “protests in the US is exposing ‘endemic inequalities’ which has long been ignored”

    OCHCR chief says “protests in the US is exposing ‘endemic inequalities’ which has long been ignored”

    U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet denounced the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Powderhorn Park neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. She expressed on Tuesday that the continuing protests…