immigration

Kamala Harris invokes Indian heritage in response to Trump's immigration plan

We cannot allow people to start creating hierarchies among immigrants., Haris said on the plan's intention to award immigrants certain points based on education or skills.

published on : 17th May 2019

'Build America' visa: Trump unveils new immigration plan, changes focus to 'merit' over family

The biggest change his administration will make is to increase the proportion of highly-skilled immigration from 12 per cent to 57 per cent, Trump said.

published on : 17th May 2019

Silicon Valley-based IT firm sues Trump government for denying H-1B visa to Indian professional

Xterra Solutions alleged in its lawsuit that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) improperly denied H-1B visa to Praharsh Chandra Sai Venkata Anisetty.

published on : 17th May 2019

India frees nineteen Pakistani prisoners charged for espionage, illegal immigration

Both the sides have spruced up efforts in releasing prisoners belonging to the other nation in recent times, with Pakistan recently releasing 60 Indians -- including 55 fishermen -- at the Wagah borde

published on : 15th May 2019

US judge stays Trump admin's rule to deport students over visa violation

The rule issued last August allowed the deportation and penalising of students who overstayed their visa for 180 days by changing the way in which the period was calculated.

published on : 7th May 2019

Citizens’ group urges SC to reaffirm India’s obligations on immigrants  

Lakhs in Assam are in limbo and now fear that they may become “stateless” because of a process that is mired in a mix of complexity, confusion, lack of precision and prejudice, they said.

published on : 3rd May 2019

H-1B visa holders find it tough to switch jobs in US

The biggest predicament here for job seekers is that they can find themselves ‘out of status’ with an entry bar in the US for three to ten years.

published on : 29th April 2019

Immigration system server faces tech glitches at Delhi airport; six international flights delayed

At around 1 am, an Air India officials said that the immigration system server was down at the airport and that crew for three Air India flights was also affected.

published on : 29th April 2019

Farmington University scam: US officials made 'fake' Facebook profiles to nab Indians

About 600 foreign students had enrolled with the fake university floated by the US authorities under a sting operation.

published on : 12th April 2019

Elderly Indian tries to obtain US citizenship fraudulently, faces 10 years in jail

In August 1995, Singh fraudulently applied for asylum in the US under the identity of 'Harpal Singh' and claimed that he entered by crossing the US-Mexico border in December 1994.

published on : 11th April 2019

Trump visits US-Mexico border, says US 'too full' to accommodate more immigrants

The border wall is one of the long-standing promises that the US President had made during his 2016 presidential campaign.

published on : 7th April 2019

3 Indian-origin consultants charged in US with H-1B visa fraud, face 10 years in jail

The H-1B visa programme, popular among Indian technology professionals, allows foreign workers to obtain temporary authorisation to live and work for employers in the US.

published on : 2nd April 2019

New Zealand mosque massacre: Gunman published anti-Muslim manifesto, livestreamed shooting

Entitled "The Great Replacement", the 73-page document said the gunman had wanted to attack Muslims. 

published on : 15th March 2019

Australian Prime Minister confirms nationality of New Zealand mosque shooter

Scott Morrison has confirmed that one of the four people taken into custody in New Zealand's mosque shootings is an Australian

published on : 15th March 2019

New Zealand police warn of distressing mosque shooting footage, pleads not to share it

The video was genuine through a digital investigation that included matching screenshots of the mosque taken from the gunman's footage with multiple images available online showing the same areas.

published on : 15th March 2019
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