Taiwan has been self-ruled since the two sides split during a civil war in 1949, but China considers the island part of its own territory.
The stories have poured in by the thousands with heartbreaking pleas not to be left behind. The tissues are used for crying breaks, one of the aides explained.
The OPT is a guest worker programme administered by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
In her remarks, Congresswoman Marie Newman alleged that in the last seven years, hundreds of Muslims just walking down the street have been attacked by vigilante mobs and lynched in India.
Congressman Gregory Meeks, Chairman of House Foreign Affairs Committee, said he was concerned about the situation in India.
According to an expert, there could be some announcements, but he mostly expects this to be about showing unity in the US and Indian views on Indo-Pacific stability.
US lawmakers publicly denounced the killing of an Indian engineer in an apparent hate crime in Kansas City, saying there is no place for these senseless acts of violence in the country.