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Sikh News Sikh name-change letter challenged on Facebook (CBC)

Discussion in 'Breaking News' started by Sikh News Reporter, Jul 30, 2007.

  1. Sikh News Reporter

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    Sikh groups angry about a controversial government letter requesting name changes for Sikh immigrants have taken their fight to the popular social networking website Facebook.

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    Does anyone know what the United States policy is on this? I would like to know.
     
  4. Arvind

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    Nope... I dont know.. Sorry aad ji, I didnt reply in your earlier similar question to me.

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    Oh Arvind, don't apologize. I wasn't asking you specifically -- but anyone who would know. This is the craziest story in the past two weeks -- really crazy. I just wanted to write to some politicians if the US had a similar policy. Reminds me of the story of Rip Van Winkle with a twist . You open your eyes after a long, deep sleep and NOTHING has changed!
     
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    Well I dont think so ?!

    As an indian Ctizen I have visited US twice and Yes Immigration people face problem handling sikh names
    Guess what ?! on my first application there were more than 5 people with ditto same name as me and where on there data base and one of them had even Same Date of Birth so see there is sometime practicle problem due very much similar Coomon first name and Universall Last name ( singh/kaur)when managing Data


    So Sikhs should come up with solution ?!

    May be sikhs are meant to high tech beings as in coming days IRIS PATTERN is going to become standard for Idenification thean may be we can manage common sikh name easily :) :)
     
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    I hope that is not the answer. The group that will get the most benefit from that is Sun Microsystems who are advancing that technology. Saints they are. Rich too.
     

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