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Mon Sep 11, 2017, 09:53 AM

Seriously... Motherfuck the Trump era and everyone who enabled it...

The widow of Austin's Bar & Grill shooting victim Srinivas Kuchibhotla lost her U.S. resident status when her Indian husband was killed in February in a suspected hate crime.

U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder of Kansas said the news made him “apoplectic.” He began working to help Sunayana Dumala maintain her residency after she traveled to India for her husband’s funeral and feared she could not return. With his aid and others, Dumala said she has been granted a 1-year visa to resume her work at an Overland Park marketing agency.

“We are not going to deport the widow of the victim of a hate crime,” Yoder said in an interview Thursday.

Dumala, also a native Indian, has lived in the United States since she enrolled in a Minnesota college 10 years ago. She married Kuchibhotla, a technical engineer, in 2012, and soon they applied for a green card on his H-1B visa, issued to workers in specialized fields.

With his death, her pursuit of a green card is back to square one. Dumala on Friday wrote in an email to The Star: “On the fateful night of Feb. 22, I not only lost my husband but also my immigration status...

http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article172037307.html

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