Granthi comes to the rescue of 20 Asylum seeking Punjabis lodged in a South Florida jail


Granthi comes to the rescue of 20 Asylum seeking Punjabis lodged in a South Florida jail.

WASHINGTON DC, USA (August 19, 2015)—A south Florida based jail has released 20 out of the 22 political asylum seekers on guarantee bonds.

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Executive Director of North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) Satnam Singh Chahal informed Sikh24 that a Granthi Singh of Gurdwara Sahib in Miami was able to secure release of these prisoners after signing a bond.

It is notable that these youths had crossed the US border to Texas from Mexico in a six month long journey and were arrested by the US border guards. These youths had started hunger strike on July 25 to seek transfer of their cases to a local court.
With the intervention of… (to read the rest of this article please click through to Sikh24 here.)

Via: Sikhnet

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