Migration

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

Return to sender: India's pandemic-struck population goes back home amidst uncertainity

The skilled workforce returning to their rural homes is likely to spearhead a new tech knowledge revolution in the hinterland.

published on : 19th September 2021

UN concerned about detained migrants vanishing in Libya

Libya has for years been a hub for African and Middle Eastern migrants fleeing war and poverty in their countries and hoping for a better life in Europe.

published on : 18th 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

Andhra government to issue migration certificate to class 10 students

Upon online application, the migration certificate shall be made available on the DPE website only up to 30 days from the date of the student’s application.

published on : 11th 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

Develop border areas to mitigate migration: Arunachal CM Pema Khandu to Centre

Khandu said the North Eastern Council should act as a think tank of the region for the creation of ideas and promoting overall development.

published on : 7th 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

Big cities beckon migration from Balangir district

A few months back, they had left their workplaces to escape the lockdown misery brought about by the second Covid wave.

published on : 30th July 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
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