Washington (US) – A physician by profession, Republican McCormick represents the 6th Congressional District of Georgia, praised Indian-Americans saying Indian-Americans, 1% of US population, pay 6% of taxes. He said that, there were 42 lakhs Indians, this was the 3rd biggest Asian community. Rich McCormick said further that Georgia had 1 lakh Indians, they obey the laws and pay taxes too. He described Indian-Americans as great patriots, upstanding citizens and good friends. Congressman Rich McCormick said the process for immigration should be streamlined for those who go to the United States to “obey the law and pay their taxes”.
US congressman Rich McCormick on the floor of the US House of Representatives:
"Although they (Indian – Americans) make up about 1% of American society, they pay about 6% of the taxes. They're amongst the top producers & they do not cause problems. They follow the laws,"
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