SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a major change in policy for determinations of eligibility for the Child Status Protection Act. The law allows children to secure permanent residence as dependents of their parents, even after turning 21. The new policy change will allow a greater number of dependent children to qualify for protection under the CSPA.

President Joe Biden has retained Indian-American adviser Bharat Ramamurti who has been with him since day one of his presidency. Ramamurti will continue to serve as Deputy Director of the National Economic Council and as an Adviser for Strategic Economic Communications.

Former Theranos executive Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani returned to federal court in a last-ditch attempt to stay out of prison while appealing a jury’s verdict convicting him of orchestrating a blood-testing hoax with his former boss and lover, Elizabeth Holmes.

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.