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US President Donald Trump condemns killing of Indian Engineer in Kansas

Donald TrumpThe US President Donald Trump on Tuesday night condemned the killing of an Indian Engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in a shootout in Kansas city last week. In his first address to the US Congress, Trump said America stands united in condemning hate and evil in all its forms.

US President pushed for a merit-based immigration system that could benefit high-tech professionals from countries like India.Trump noted that nations around the world, like Canada, Australia and many others have a merit-based immigration system. He said that such a system will save countless dollars, raise workers’ wages and help struggling families — including immigrant families — enter the middle class.

Srinivas Kuchibhotla, a 32-year-old engineer from Hyderabad, was with his friend at a bar in Olathe town of Kansas last Wednesday when he was shot by a 51-year- old navy veteran Adam Purinton, allegedly yelling “get out of my country”.

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