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Indian-American lawmakers slam Hindu group for backing immigration ban

Ami Bera

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Indian-American lawmakers have slammed the US-based Republican Hindu Coalition for supporting president Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, which they alleged takes the country backwards “towards dark times”. “As the most senior Indian-American member of Congress, I believe that Donald Trump’s executive order does not reflect who we are as Americans,” Ami Bera, a three-time congressman, said. “The actions of the Republican Hindu Coalition (RHC) on Wednesday do not reflect the breadth and diversity of the Indian-American community, or our diaspora,” he said in a rare criticism of an Indian-American organisation related to the Republican party. Bera, along with three…

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