Declared foreigners cannot be confined to prison, deprived of basic human rights, dignity: Gauhati HC
The SC had earlier ruled that till the time the foreigners were not repatriated, they could not be confined to prison and deprived of basic human rights and human dignity.
Guatemala’s president quickly vowed to detain them and return them to Honduras, saying the migrants represented a threat to the health of Guatemalans amid efforts to contain the pandemic.
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said this while responding to questions posed by Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) Rajya Sabha MP Vaiko.
The statement comes amidst criticism of the government for its failure to begin an exercise where the over 19 lakh people left out of the final NRC can challenge their exclusion.
Desert or sea: Coronavirus traps migrants in mid-route danger zone as countries close borders, ports
Migrants have been dropped by the truckload in the Sahara Desert or bused to Mexico's desolate border with Guatemala and beyond.
The middle-aged woman was intercepted by the BSF on April 2 when she was being pushed into the Indian side by some Bangladeshis with the help of the BGB.
Official sources said Rabeda Begum died of cancer on April 5 at the Kokrajhar camp where she was lodged in February 2018 after Foreigners’ Tribunal in Hojai declared her 'not an Indian'.
The US Border Patrol Agents from the Burke and Massena Border Patrol Stations arrested four individuals in connection with the failed smuggling attempt last week.
Speaking in the Legislative Council, Desai said 3,341 people staying in the state have been accused of being Bangladeshi nationals.
He was sentenced on Thursday to 12 months in prison for knowingly transporting illegal aliens within the United States for the purpose of financial gain, United States Attorney Grant Jaquith said.
Seven Bangladeshi nationals were arrested in UP’s Jhansi as they did not have any valid documents for staying in the country, police said on Sunday.
"The rally is against illegal migrants. It shouldn’t be interpreted as being in favour of the CAA or NRC," said senior MNS leader Bala Nandgaonkar.
A team of Congress leaders, including Rizwan Arshad, Dinesh Gundu Rao and Ramalinga Reddy, visited the site on Thursday for an inspection, and to interact with the dwellers still living there.
While several sheds were being demolished in Marathalli, Whitefield Division police on Tuesday arrested a family of three Bangladeshi nationals, who were ‘illegally’ staying in the city.
While some inhabitants are labourers, some others are domestic helps, waste-pickers and security guards.