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A group of Sikh activists has launched an online petition asking Indian-American Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Devi Harris to apologize to the community for allegedly defending a discriminatory policy in 2011 when she was California’s Attorney General. The online petition was launched last week by Rajdeep Singh Jolly, a Sikh lawyer in Washington, D.C.

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The parents of a 6-year-old Indian girl, who died June 12 in the Arizona desert, say they made the journey because they were desperate to seek asylum in the U.S. In a statement released by the nonprofit Sikh Coalition June 24, the parents of Gurupreet Kaur said that they wanted a safer and better life for their daughter.

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As America faces a huge shortage of commercial truck drivers, immigrants such as Sikh-Americans and others are being seen as a possible solution. Some experts highlight the important role immigrants can play in reducing the shortage, with a Sikh advocacy group saying that several thousands of independent Sikh truck drivers have joined the profession in the last few years 

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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.

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Separate attacks on two Sikh men in California reported within a span of less than one week have brought to the front burner lingering concerns about hate crime in the state, which has increased significantly for the third year in a row.