Immigration

Caravan of 2,000 migrants detained in southern Mexico

The migrants are originally from Central America, Africa and the Caribbean. They left their home countries sometimes because of violence, or simply in search of a better life.

published on : 13th October 2019

California bans private prisons and immigrant detention centers

There are currently some 115,000 inmates being held at California prisons, and approximately 1,700 of them are housed in private facilities.

published on : 12th October 2019

An H1B visa experience no Indian in America would want to endure

The moment he landed in India this July, Mazumdar dropped off his passport and paperwork at the US embassy in Delhi, something that he has been doing for the past two decades. Then came hell...

published on : 4th October 2019

Second Indian hunger-striker released from immigration custody in US

His lawyer says the 23-year-old fears returning to India because he was beaten on several occasions for supporting a minority political party before fleeing to the U.S. to seek asylum.

published on : 1st October 2019

Indian asylum seeker running from Modi government released by US after hunger strike

Kumar told immigration officials he fled India because he feared beatings, torture and death at the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janta Party.

published on : 27th September 2019

Donald Trump defends his tough immigration policies

Trump told the UN General Assembly on Tuesday that the sovereignty and security of all nations is threatened by uncontrolled migration and loose border controls.

published on : 24th September 2019

Chinese national pleads guilty to federal charges of running birth tourism scheme in US

Authorities say Li charged between $40,000 and $80,000 for her services and over two years amassed $3 million in wire transfers from China.

published on : 18th September 2019

Will implement NRC in UP if needed: CM Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath said that the exercise was important for national security and would put an end to the suffering of the poor due to illegal immigration.

published on : 16th September 2019

Punjab man held using forged passport, had dressed up as an 81-year-old 

Bhatia said Gurdip Singh made his first Hong Kong trip in 1995 and then visited there regularly. But he couldn’t succeed to obtain a permanent ID of Hong Kong.

published on : 14th September 2019

UK to issue two-year post-study work visa

The visa will allow eligible students to work, or look for work, in any career or position of their choice, for two years after completing their studies.

published on : 12th September 2019

RTI reveals SBI sought issuance of 147 Look Out Circulars in last five months

Data shows that the bank started seeking LoC from the Bureau of Immigration from April this year.

published on : 8th September 2019

ICE officials force-feeding Indian immigrant on hunger strike: Attorney

Attorney Linda Corchado said one of the men, an asylum seeker from India, was brought out to her in a wheelchair with tubes threaded through his nose, and he told her he had been force-fed.

published on : 16th August 2019

Employees urge Google to not work with US immigration officials

Google last year dropped out of bidding for a Pentagon contract that could be worth around USD 10 billion after a protest by employees urging the company to stay out of the business of war.

published on : 15th August 2019

New US norms for Green Cards unlikely to impact Indians

US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to introduce a merit-based immigration system that would favour those who are well-educated or have special skills.

published on : 13th August 2019

US to deny citizenship, permanent residency to immigrants who use public benefits

The White House said that the 22 million non-citizen residents of the United States who are using public services will not be able to obtain green cards or US citizenship.

published on : 13th August 2019
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