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Press Note on Indian students of Tri Valley University

Washington, DC

Pursuant to the meeting of senior officials of the Embassy with the officials of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of State, ICE and USCIS on 21 October 2011 regarding issues relating to Indian students of Tri-Valley University, California, the Ambassador of India to the US, Mrs. Nirupama Rao, spoke to Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Jane Holl Lute on 24 October 2011, and has also written to the US Secretary of State Honorable Hillary Clinton, reiterating that the Indian students of Tri-Valley University have undergone hardship since the closure of the University and that their cases be viewed in their totality with understanding and in a fair and reasonable manner. The Embassy of India is continuing its efforts with US authorities for addressing the concerns of TVU students.