USINPAC ON THE RECORD WITH US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES REGARDING KASHMIR

Washington D.C.:  On October 22, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation included for the record USINPAC’s statement about Kashmir.  USINPAC went on the record for historical purposes to express support for India’s way forward in the region. The Indian American community, which USINPAC has represented on Capitol … Read moreUSINPAC ON THE RECORD WITH US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES REGARDING KASHMIR

USINPAC Hosts Members of Parliament from India

Washington D.C.:   On Friday October 18, 2019, Sanjay Puri, Chairman of USINPAC, hosted Members of Parliament from India at an exclusive dinner held at the Asset Restaurant and Bar in New York City, New York. Attendees included M.V. Rajeev Gowda, National Spokesperson, Indian National Congress; Prathap Simha, 2nd time member of Lok Sabha MP elected … Read moreUSINPAC Hosts Members of Parliament from India

USINPAC JOINTLY HOLDS CAPITOL HILL BRIEFING ON KASHMIR

Washington D.C.:  On October 16, 2019, the Indo American Community Federation (IACF), along with Congresswoman Anna Eshoo and in cooperation with the US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC), the Kashmiri Overseas Association (KOA) and the Foundation for India and Indian Diaspora Studies (FIIDS-USA), hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on the way forward in Kashmir. The unresolved … Read moreUSINPAC JOINTLY HOLDS CAPITOL HILL BRIEFING ON KASHMIR

USINPAC JOINTLY HOLDS CAPITOL HILL BRIEFING ON KASHMIR

Washington D.C.:  On October 16, 2019, the Indo American Community Federation (IACF), along with Congresswoman Anna Eshoo and in cooperation with the US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC), the Kashmiri Overseas Association (KOA) and the Foundation for India and Indian Diaspora Studies (FIIDS-USA), hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on the way forward in Kashmir. The unresolved … Read moreUSINPAC JOINTLY HOLDS CAPITOL HILL BRIEFING ON KASHMIR

USINPAC & Congressman Brad Sherman Working Together for India & Indian Americans

Washington D.C.: USINPAC is working closely with Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), co-chair of the House India Caucus and Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation, to drive outcomes that matter for India and Indian Americans.  On October 13, 2019, USINPAC hosted a fundraiser in California for the Congressman. Since its … Read moreUSINPAC & Congressman Brad Sherman Working Together for India & Indian Americans

USINPAC & Congressman Brad Sherman Working Together for India & Indian Americans

Washington D.C.: USINPAC is working closely with Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), co-chair of the House India Caucus and Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation, to drive outcomes that matter for India and Indian Americans.  On October 13, 2019, USINPAC hosted a fundraiser in California for the Congressman. Since its … Read moreUSINPAC & Congressman Brad Sherman Working Together for India & Indian Americans

USINPAC Commends President Trump and US Lawmakers for Attending “Howdy Modi” Mega Event in Houston, TX

Washington D.C.: USINPAC, along with other Indian American organizations, have been at it for years urging Capitol Hill to re-think India, and that work has culminated in this weekend’s historic event at which President Trump and large numbers of US lawmakers are expected to attend the “Howdy Modi” mega event in Houston, Texas. “We are pleased … Read moreUSINPAC Commends President Trump and US Lawmakers for Attending “Howdy Modi” Mega Event in Houston, TX

USINPAC Commends President Trump and US Lawmakers for Attending “Howdy Modi” Mega Event in Houston, TX

Washington D.C.: USINPAC, along with other Indian American organizations, have been at it for years urging Capitol Hill to re-think India, and that work has culminated in this weekend’s historic event at which President Trump and large numbers of US lawmakers are expected to attend the “Howdy Modi” mega event in Houston, Texas. “We are pleased … Read moreUSINPAC Commends President Trump and US Lawmakers for Attending “Howdy Modi” Mega Event in Houston, TX

USINPAC APPLAUDS U.S. LAWMAKERS FOR HEARING INDIAN AMERICANS’ CALL TO ADDRESS TRADE ISSUES WITH INDIA

Washington D.C.: Sanjay Puri, Chairman of USINPAC, is applauding U.S. lawmakers for hearing the calls of Indian Americans to address trade issues with India. As far back as June 13, 2019, USINPAC submitted testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, chaired by Congressman Brad Sherman, calling for the … Read moreUSINPAC APPLAUDS U.S. LAWMAKERS FOR HEARING INDIAN AMERICANS’ CALL TO ADDRESS TRADE ISSUES WITH INDIA

USINPAC APPLAUDS U.S. LAWMAKERS FOR HEARING INDIAN AMERICANS’ CALL TO ADDRESS TRADE ISSUES WITH INDIA

Washington D.C.: Sanjay Puri, Chairman of USINPAC, is applauding U.S. lawmakers for hearing the calls of Indian Americans to address trade issues with India. As far back as June 13, 2019, USINPAC submitted testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, chaired by Congressman Brad Sherman, calling for the … Read moreUSINPAC APPLAUDS U.S. LAWMAKERS FOR HEARING INDIAN AMERICANS’ CALL TO ADDRESS TRADE ISSUES WITH INDIA

Puri Co-hosts Fundraising Event for Senator Mark Warner, Co-Chair of the India Caucus

Washington DC:Sanjay Puri, Chairman of USINPAC and longtime friend of Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), co-hosted a fundraising event for the Senator in New York City on September 8, 2019. Senator Warner is the co-chair of the Senate India Caucus, a bipartisan coalition that promotes US-India relations across a broad spectrum of interests. “Senator Warner has … Read morePuri Co-hosts Fundraising Event for Senator Mark Warner, Co-Chair of the India Caucus

Puri Co-hosts Fundraising Event for Senator Mark Warner, Co-Chair of the India Caucus

Washington DC:Sanjay Puri, Chairman of USINPAC and longtime friend of Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), co-hosted a fundraising event for the Senator in New York City on September 8, 2019. Senator Warner is the co-chair of the Senate India Caucus, a bipartisan coalition that promotes US-India relations across a broad spectrum of interests. “Senator Warner has … Read morePuri Co-hosts Fundraising Event for Senator Mark Warner, Co-Chair of the India Caucus

USINPAC Expresses Deepest Condolences on Passing of Arun Jaitley, Former Finance Minister and BJP Leader

Washington DC: USINPAC issued the following statement on the passing of former Finance Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley:  “Every now and then a great leader appears on the world stage, and Shri Arun Jaitley was among the greats,” said Sanjay Puri, Chairman of USINPAC. “Shri Jaitley was insightful, treasured and a leader’s leader. Having accompanied … Read moreUSINPAC Expresses Deepest Condolences on Passing of Arun Jaitley, Former Finance Minister and BJP Leader

USINPAC Expresses Deepest Condolences on Passing of Arun Jaitley, Former Finance Minister and BJP Leader

Washington DC: USINPAC issued the following statement on the passing of former Finance Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley:  “Every now and then a great leader appears on the world stage, and Shri Arun Jaitley was among the greats,” said Sanjay Puri, Chairman of USINPAC. “Shri Jaitley was insightful, treasured and a leader’s leader. Having accompanied … Read moreUSINPAC Expresses Deepest Condolences on Passing of Arun Jaitley, Former Finance Minister and BJP Leader

USINPAC CELEBRATES INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY AND BETTER TOMORRW FOR KASHMIR

Washington DC:  In celebration of India’s 72 years of Independence from British rule, USINPAC issues a statement and commends Prime Minister Modi for taking a fresh look at the special status of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) under Article 370.  In 1947, after India was acrimoniously partitioned and Pakistan came into being, J&K’s accession has been … Read moreUSINPAC CELEBRATES INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY AND BETTER TOMORRW FOR KASHMIR

USINPAC CELEBRATES INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY AND BETTER TOMORRW FOR KASHMIR

Washington DC:  In celebration of India’s 72 years of Independence from British rule, USINPAC issues a statement and commends Prime Minister Modi for taking a fresh look at the special status of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) under Article 370.  In 1947, after India was acrimoniously partitioned and Pakistan came into being, J&K’s accession has been … Read moreUSINPAC CELEBRATES INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY AND BETTER TOMORRW FOR KASHMIR

India provision in the Defense Bill moves ahead

Washington DC :As reported by USINPAC, the House and Senate will have to conference their FY2020 National Defense Authorization (NDAA) bills before presenting a final package to the President for signature. When the House and Senate go to conference, this means they work out their differences between the two bills. The Senate and House have … Read moreIndia provision in the Defense Bill moves ahead

India provision in the Defense Bill moves ahead

Washington DC :As reported by USINPAC, the House and Senate will have to conference their FY2020 National Defense Authorization (NDAA) bills before presenting a final package to the President for signature. When the House and Senate go to conference, this means they work out their differences between the two bills. The Senate and House have … Read moreIndia provision in the Defense Bill moves ahead

U.S. House Passes FY 2020 NDAA Including Language for U.S.-India Defense Cooperation

Washington DC :USINPAC has long advocated for defense trade and cooperation between India and the United States and is pleased that the Indian American community continues to play an important role in galvanizing support for Congressional action. Thanks to combined efforts from the community and bi-partisan support in Congress, the U.S. House voted on the … Read moreU.S. House Passes FY 2020 NDAA Including Language for U.S.-India Defense Cooperation

U.S. House Passes FY 2020 NDAA Including Language for U.S.-India Defense Cooperation

Washington DC :USINPAC has long advocated for defense trade and cooperation between India and the United States and is pleased that the Indian American community continues to play an important role in galvanizing support for Congressional action. Thanks to combined efforts from the community and bi-partisan support in Congress, the U.S. House voted on the … Read moreU.S. House Passes FY 2020 NDAA Including Language for U.S.-India Defense Cooperation

USINPAC Getting It Done for High-Skilled Immigrants

Washington DC :As USINPAC first reported in February, Congressional lawmakers in the House and Senate have been working to push and pass legislation which lifts the per-country caps for employment-based visas. With the strong backing of the Indian American community, the House finally passed H.R. 1044, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act on July 10, … Read moreUSINPAC Getting It Done for High-Skilled Immigrants

USINPAC Getting It Done for High-Skilled Immigrants

Washington DC :As USINPAC first reported in February, Congressional lawmakers in the House and Senate have been working to push and pass legislation which lifts the per-country caps for employment-based visas. With the strong backing of the Indian American community, the House finally passed H.R. 1044, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act on July 10, … Read moreUSINPAC Getting It Done for High-Skilled Immigrants

USINPAC Applauds U.S. Senate for Passing Legislation for India as Major Defense Partner

Washington DC : Last week, USINPAC announced that Chairman Brad Sherman of the House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment along with Congressman Joe Wilson are advancing legislation, H.R. 2123, to recognize India as a Major Defense Partner of the United States.  Mr. Holding, Ms. Gabbard, Mr. Yoho and Mr. Bera are cosponsors.  … Read moreUSINPAC Applauds U.S. Senate for Passing Legislation for India as Major Defense Partner

USINPAC Applauds U.S. Senate for Passing Legislation for India as Major Defense Partner

Washington DC : Last week, USINPAC announced that Chairman Brad Sherman of the House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment along with Congressman Joe Wilson are advancing legislation, H.R. 2123, to recognize India as a Major Defense Partner of the United States.  Mr. Holding, Ms. Gabbard, Mr. Yoho and Mr. Bera are cosponsors.  … Read moreUSINPAC Applauds U.S. Senate for Passing Legislation for India as Major Defense Partner

USINPAC Commends Chairman Brad Sherman and Congressman Joe Wilson On Advancing US-India Strategic Relationship

Washington DC : Sanjay Puri, Chairman of USINPAC, issued a strong statement commending Chairman Brad Sherman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation and Congressman Joe Wilson for offering H.R. 2123, the United States-India Enhanced Cooperation Act of 2019.  Mr. Holding, Ms. Gabbard, Mr. Yoho and Mr. Bera are also cosponsors. … Read moreUSINPAC Commends Chairman Brad Sherman and Congressman Joe Wilson On Advancing US-India Strategic Relationship

USINPAC Commends Chairman Brad Sherman and Congressman Joe Wilson On Advancing US-India Strategic Relationship

Washington DC : Sanjay Puri, Chairman of USINPAC, issued a strong statement commending Chairman Brad Sherman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation and Congressman Joe Wilson for offering H.R. 2123, the United States-India Enhanced Cooperation Act of 2019.  Mr. Holding, Ms. Gabbard, Mr. Yoho and Mr. Bera are also cosponsors. … Read moreUSINPAC Commends Chairman Brad Sherman and Congressman Joe Wilson On Advancing US-India Strategic Relationship

USINPAC Commends Chairman Brad Sherman for Holding Upcoming Hearing on U.S. Interests in South Asia Copy

Washington DC : USINPAC commends Chairman Brad Sherman of the House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation for holding an upcoming Congressional hearing on U.S. Interests in South Asia in the wake of India’s recent elections.  India’s election was the largest the world has ever known. Over 600 million people voted, and Prime Minister Narendra … Read moreUSINPAC Commends Chairman Brad Sherman for Holding Upcoming Hearing on U.S. Interests in South Asia Copy

USINPAC Submits Testimony Before Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation Regarding U.S. Interests in South Asia

Washington DC : USINPAC submitted testimony for historical purposes before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation regarding U.S. Interests in South Asia.  The hearing was held by the direction of Chairman Brad Sherman. The full text of remarks by Sanjay Puri, Chairman of USINPAC, may be accessed at USINPAC.org. … Read moreUSINPAC Submits Testimony Before Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation Regarding U.S. Interests in South Asia

USINPAC Commends Chairman Brad Sherman for Holding Upcoming Hearing on U.S. Interests in South Asia

Washington DC : USINPAC commends Chairman Brad Sherman of the House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation for holding an upcoming Congressional hearing on U.S. Interests in South Asia in the wake of India’s recent elections.  India’s election was the largest the world has ever known. Over 600 million people voted, and Prime Minister Narendra … Read moreUSINPAC Commends Chairman Brad Sherman for Holding Upcoming Hearing on U.S. Interests in South Asia

President Trump Announces New Immigration Plan Copy

Washington DC: President Trump announced a new immigration plan that he says would “transform” America’s immigration system. The plan would move the nation from a system that favors family ties to one that focuses on highly-skilled workers. According to Administration officials, about 66 percent of immigrants are admitted to the US based on family ties. … Read morePresident Trump Announces New Immigration Plan Copy

Usinpac Commends PM Modi On Another Historic Win

Washington DC: USINPAC commends PM Narendra Modi on another landslide election. “He hit it out of the park,” Sanjay Puri, Chairman of USINPAC, said. PM Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the majority of seats in parliament with over 600 million people voting in a six-week process. PM Modi thanked India in a … Read moreUsinpac Commends PM Modi On Another Historic Win

President Trump Announces New Immigration Plan

Washington DC: President Trump announced a new immigration plan that he says would “transform” America’s immigration system. The plan would move the nation from a system that favors family ties to one that focuses on highly-skilled workers. According to Administration officials, about 66 percent of immigrants are admitted to the US based on family ties. … Read morePresident Trump Announces New Immigration Plan

USINPAC Welcomes Women Business Leaders From India Copy

Washington DC: USINPAC welcomed a high-level delegation of women business leaders from India who are shaping the future of agriculture, biotech, women’s empowerment, arts, handicrafts and other areas of economic development. “These powerful women are providing new outlooks and opportunities that command our attention.  USINPAC is proud to join with them and be a part … Read moreUSINPAC Welcomes Women Business Leaders From India Copy