Immigration

Biden: Families of separated children deserve compensation

About 5,500 children were split from their parents under US President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy, to be able to prosecute the parents for crossing the border illegally, court filings say.

published on : 6th November 2021

Biden wants to address delays in Green Card processing system: White House 

Indian IT professionals, most of whom are highly skilled and come to the US mainly on the H-1B work visas, are the worst sufferers of the current immigration system.

published on : 9th October 2021

Skilled migrants, overseas students first: Australia won't welcome international tourists until 2022

Morrison on Tuesday said that after Australians, the next priority would be skilled migrants and international students entering Australia before tourists.

published on : 5th October 2021

Many migrants staying in US even as expulsion flights rise

Many Haitian migrants in Del Rio are being released in the United States, according to two U.S. officials, undercutting the Biden administration's public statements.

published on : 23rd September 2021

White House faces bipartisan backlash on Haitian migrants as crowds swell at US border

Striking video of agents maneuvering their horses to forcibly block and move migrants attempting to cross the border has sparked resounding criticism from Democrats on Capitol Hill.

published on : 22nd September 2021

US Democrats' bid to bring immigration reforms blocked in Senate

The Democrats hoped the immigration changes would cover Dreamers brought to the US as children, people affected by conflicts or natural disasters in their home countries.

published on : 21st September 2021

Migrants stone Mexico immigration officers, one in hospital

Migrants frequently hop freight cars or follow railroad tracks to reach the U.S. border, and Mexican authorities often raid rail lines to catch and return them to their home countries.

published on : 25th August 2021

Japan apologises, pledges reform after Sri Lankan woman's death in immigration detention

Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa said a report on the March death of 33-year-old Wishma Sandamali concluded she received inadequate treatment as her health deteriorated.

published on : 10th August 2021

Immigrant detentions soar despite Biden’s campaign promises

Biden campaigned on ending “prolonged” detention and use of private prisons for immigration detention, which house the majority of those in ICE custody.

published on : 5th August 2021

US: Children stopped at border likely hit record-high in July

The sharp increases from June were striking because crossings usually slow during stifling — and sometimes fatal — summer heat.

published on : 3rd August 2021

US lawmakers introduce bill to end foreign students' stay after studies 

The OPT is a guest worker programme administered by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

published on : 29th July 2021

US media coalition urges Biden administration to grant special visas to Afghan journalists

The letters were jointly sent by twenty-four prominent media outlets, demanding less than one thousand special visas for Afghan journalists, interpreters, supporting staff, and their families.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Indian talent moving to Canada due to outdated US immigration policies: Experts

Numerical restrictions on high-skilled temporary visas block the vast majority of foreign-born applicants from working in America in a given year.

published on : 15th July 2021

Trump to visit 'lawless' US-Mexico border to contrast stance on immigration with Biden's approach

Trump said in a statement that he would join Texas Governor Greg Abbott to visit "our nation’s decimated southern border" on June 30.

published on : 16th June 2021

Indian national jailed for harbouring immigration offender

Paramasivam Seeman had deceived a friend into signing a tenancy agreement as the main tenant of a unit at Rowell Road in the Little India precinct.

published on : 11th June 2021
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