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10 new immigration counters at Delhi airport set up, waiting time for fliers reduced to 10 minutes

Once these counters are fully operational on November 20, the waiting time for fliers at the airport will be reduced from 22 minutes to 10 minutes in keeping with international norm.

published on : 17th November 2017

PNG authorities destroy shelters, move refugees at Australia camp

Some 600 men barricaded themselves in the camp despite water and electricity being cut off, citing fears of a hostile reception from locals near three new transition centres set up for them.

published on : 10th November 2017

Princeton, Microsoft move US court to protect DACA programme

The programme shielded some 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who were brought to US by their parents as children.

published on : 4th November 2017

MHA ramps up immigration infra at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport to shorten queues

The Centre has decided to set up 20 immigration and 35 e-visa counters to shorten the queues and facilitate smooth travel for both the foreign and domestic flyers.

published on : 2nd November 2017

UN calls on Australia to stop 'humanitarian emergency' at Papua New Guinea refugee camp

The Manus Island camp, set up to hold and process asylum-seekers under Australia's harsh immigration policy, was officially closed Tuesday after it was ruled unconstitutional by PNG's Supreme Court.

published on : 2nd November 2017

India 'very strongly' raised H-1B visa issue with US: Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu

He asserted that the American economy will find it difficult to cope with the reality as it has been immensely benefited by Indian IT professionals.

published on : 28th October 2017

Protests as Emmanuel Macron visits French South American territory

Macron arrived Thursday in the South American territory, which borders northern Brazil, six months after a wave of protests erupted about security problems and unemployment.

published on : 27th October 2017

Flying to US? Get set for more checks, including security interviews

New rules apply to foreigners as well as American citizens; fliers may face security interviews.

published on : 27th October 2017

US detains Immigrant child with cerebral palsy after surgery

Houston, Oct 26 (AP) Immigration advocates are protesting the case of a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy now potentially facing deportation after...

published on : 27th October 2017

Trump seeks end to 'chain migration'

President Donald Trump today reiterated the need to end 'chain migration', which he said is essential towards creating a system that prefers American workers.

published on : 16th October 2017

Trump lists demands on immigration in exchange for DACA 

Trump's list of demands included overhauling the country's green-card system, a crackdown on unaccompanied minors entering the country, and building his promised wall.

published on : 9th October 2017

President Trump proposes a merit-based immigration system; plan could benefit Indians but prevent sponsoring extended families

Trump's list was criticized by Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, the respective Democratic leaders in the Senate and House.

published on : 9th October 2017

India opens two border crossing points with Myanmar, Bangladesh

India has opened two immigration check posts along the borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, a reflection of its growing closeness with the two eastern neighbours.

published on : 1st October 2017

US to collect social media data of immigrants: Report

The department will begin collecting the information on October 18, the day the Trump administration's new travel ban on citizens of seven countries is set to take effect.

published on : 29th September 2017

Protesters in several German cities chanting 'Nazis out' hit AfD vote party

Protests broke out in several German cities against the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany which became the first nationalist party to win dozens of seats in parliament since World War II.

published on : 25th September 2017
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