US immigration

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

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

Indian talent moving to Canada due to outdated US immigration policies: Experts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

US to limit immigration arrests at courthouses under Joe Biden

ICE can make arrests at courthouses in cases involving matters of national security or if the person poses a threat to public safety.

published on : 28th April 2021

After outcry, White House says President Joe Biden will lift refugee cap in May 

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said later that Biden is expected to increase the refugee cap by May 15, though she didn't say by how much.

published on : 17th April 2021

Explained: Biden admin lets Trump era H-1B visa bans expire, what it means for Indian workforce

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

published on : 1st April 2021

Trump attacks Biden administration as US faces influx of migrants at southern border

Trump said there is a 'huge cover-up to hide just how bad things truly are' and that the current US border crisis is a 'total failure' of the Biden administration.

published on : 22nd March 2021

'Border is closed': Joe Biden pushes back criticism amid mounting migrants crisis

Biden himself vowed on Sunday to visit the border and said he was stepping up the message to migrants to stay home.

published on : 22nd March 2021

H-1B visa application process to begin from Monday; to face unprecedented scrutiny

Chatter at various social media platforms and groups indicate that immigration attorneys this time expect a much high rate of rejection.

published on : 1st April 2018

'Set politics aside': Trump calls for overhaul of US immigration system in first State of Union Address

Trump opened his first State of the Union address Tuesday night by recognizing the bravery of Americans who helped each other through a series of devastating hurricanes, wildfires and mass shootings.

published on : 31st January 2018

Merit-based system: Trump administration's 'must list' for immigrants

Trump administration has no qualms admitting immigrants who are skilled, employed and can speak English, a top official has said.

published on : 17th January 2018

Trump warns of immigration threat to national security

Trump said that America's current immigration system weakens national security, as his administration sought Supreme Court backing to lift protections shielding 700,000 Dreamer immigrants.

published on : 17th January 2018

'Shithole' projected on US President Trump's hotel in Washington after controversial remark

A flood of grinning feces emojis then stream out of the hotel's entrance as "SHITHOLE" appears in larger text above it.

published on : 14th January 2018
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