A US-based software program engineer, whose title was listed within the Inexperienced Card backlog, died instantly and in consequence, his pregnant spouse has been rendered out of standing leading to her inevitable return to India, a media report stated.
Shiva Chalapathi Raju, who was primarily based in North Carolina, died instantly on Tuesday, The American Bazaar reported on Thursday.
As a result of the household was in line for Inexperienced Card, Raju’s sudden dying would imply that his pregnant spouse, Bobby Sowjanya, was now rendered out of standing and would haven’t any alternative however to journey again to India.
Raju had been working with Oracle as a developer consumer in Excessive Level, North Carolina. Prior to now, he had additionally labored for Wipro and British Petroleum in Michigan and Illinois.
The Indian Inexperienced Card backlog neighborhood took to Twitter on Thursday and described the plight of one other Inexperienced Card backlog household on the micro-blogging platform through the use of the hashtag #DurbinWidow and #DurbinOrphan.
Many Indians expressed their outrage at Illinois Senator Dick Durbin’s opposition to S.386. or Equity for Excessive Expert Immigrants Act 2019.
Many held him immediately accountable for the unsure destiny of numerous such households, who had been having to rethink their lives attributable to their lengthy wait to acquire a Inexperienced Card within the US.
In the meantime, the Piedmont Space Telugu Affiliation (PATA) has began a GoFundMe web page to assist Raju’s household, The American Bazaar stated in its report.
The GoFundMe web page says: “We (PATA) have began a funeral fundraiser to assist cowl the price of his funeral bills to move his physique to India. His household was not ready for the excessive price of a funeral, and through this tough time we’re reaching out to the neighborhood for assist.”