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In what is expected to bring cheers to hundreds of thousands of high-skilled Indian-Americans waiting for ages for the elusive permanent residency, primarily due to delay in allocation of green cards based on annual per country quota, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the law — the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 — on July 10 eliminating the country-wise caps on employment-based immigrant visas.

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An American man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for a brutal attack on a Sikh American taxi driver in Seattle city last year. Swarn Singh, 53, was assaulted with a hammer by Rory Benson on December 16, 2017. The accused pleaded guilty to the attack and was given the sentence by a court in Seattle late last week, the community's civil rights group — Sikh Coalition — tweeted on Tuesday.