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    Arrest of Indian Consular Official in NY Sparks Disputei
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    December 20, 2013 2:51 AM
    An international controversy, sparked after the arrest of a senior Indian consular official in New York, is continuing. The Indian official was charged with paying her domestic employee far less than New York’s legal minimum wage, and with causing her employee to lie on her U.S. State Department visa application. Indian protesters say her arrest violated her diplomatic immunity.

    Arrest of Indian Consular Official in NY Sparks Dispute

    Published December 19, 2013

    An international controversy, sparked after the arrest of a senior Indian consular official in New York, is continuing. The Indian official was charged with paying her domestic employee far less than New York’s legal minimum wage, and with causing her employee to lie on her U.S. State Department visa application. Indian protesters say her arrest violated her diplomatic immunity.


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