Consular Camp on May 05, 2018

Q & A Session with Congressman Don Bacon

 

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India Association of Nebraska along with community individuals had approached Congressman Don Bacon to support the HRS 392 bill which will lift the country quota for H1B and Green cards.

We met with Congressman’s officials and explained the situation. Ian had asked community members to send their real-life stories and sent them to the Congressman. He did sign the letter to support the bill.

IAN organized the Hindu temple tour and Q & A session with the Congressman and the event was well attended by 165 people. We arranged for homemade snacks and sweets for him to enjoy. We collected the questions from the community members which was answered by the Congressman during the event.

Facebook post by the Congressman

Outcome:

Congressman Bacon had the opportunity to convey the concerns from Q&A session to all 240 Republican members of Congress and Speaker Ryan. The concerns were very well received and we are optimistic that they will consider some solutions in the near future.



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