Sunayana Dumala, W/o Indian Techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla who was shot dead at a Kansas bar in an apparent hate crime in February this year, was finally sanctioned one year work visa.
Actually, Srinivas Kuchibhotla obtained H1B Visa and his wife Sunayana Dumala was sanctioned H4 dependent Visa. Post the death of the 32-Year-Old Techie, The woman lost her US resident status.
Republican Congressman Kevin Yoder had given an assurance that he would help Sunayana Dumala overcome the visa issues when she had come to Hyderabad for the last rites of her hubby. 'We aren't going to deport the widow of the victim of a hate crime,' he told.
The US Lawmaker fulfilled his promise by helping Sunayana Dumal get the visa to resume work at a marketing agency in Overland Park. He expressed happiness over being able to help her stay for now and told the work is in process for a permanent fix.