Category Archives: NAPA News

Advisory for Indian American Community

Milpitas (California) Feb 27, 2017 –North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) is offering advice for people who may be concerned that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents may come to their home. The organization has posted specific instructions on its website

Direct flight to San Francisco sought

JALANDHAR (TNN | Sep 21, 2015, 03.17 PM IST ) : Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to California scheduled for last week of September, the North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) has sought direct flights between San Francisco and

Indian detainees in US end hunger strike

WASHINGTON: More than 40 immigrants from India at the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Texas have ended their hunger strike after a week of protesting their detention while seeking political asylum. Immigration and customs enforcement officials at El Paso

Sikh Asylum-Seekers Freed From US Jail After Hunger Strike

WASHINGTON: Twenty of the 22 Indian Sikh asylum-seekers, who were on hunger strike for over two weeks at a detention centre in Florida protesting against alleged unfair practices by immigration department, have been released on bond to fight their cases.

68 Indians Detained in Washington for Crossing into US Illegally

WASHINGTON: At least 68 Indian nationals have been taken into custody at a detention center near Seattle in the US state of Washington for allegedly crossing into the country illegally, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) department has said.Of

NAPA express solidarity with H.R.-417 introduced in US Congress-Dhoot

Washington D.C.- –North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) which was closely working for introduction of Bill H.R. 417 in U.S.Congress Expressed its solidarity today   with a U.S. House resolution which makes religious freedom and human rights issues the focus of American