immigration

Bill introduced to utilise 380,000 unused family & employment-based visas

As per a 2020 report, the backlog for an Indian national to get permanent residency or Green Card is more than 195 years.

published on : 8th April 2022

Gujarat man held captive by immigration agents in Kolkata; FIR lodged

As per the FIR, the accused trio, having their office in Ambawadi area of the city, had won the trust of Meet Patel's father by claiming that they will send him to Canada on a work permit.

published on : 17th February 2022

Gujarat: Cops rescue 15 persons held hostage by illegal immigration agents

The gang members first took them to Mumbai, and from there to West Bengal, where they were held hostage, tortured and a huge amount of money was extorted from their family members.

published on : 14th February 2022

Joe Biden supports new legislation to propose 'startup visas' to attract talent to US

The Act amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to create a new classification of "W" non-immigrants for entrepreneurs with an ownership interest in a startup entity.

published on : 26th January 2022

Djokovic admits travel declaration had incorrect information

Djokovic had his visa cancelled on arrival in Melbourne last week when his vaccination exemption was questioned, but he won a legal battle on procedural grounds that allowed him to stay.

published on : 13th January 2022

Gauhati HC asks declared ‘foreigner’ to apply for citizenship under CAA

The Foreigner's Tribunal had earlier argued that even if the petitioner had migrated in 1964, he was born in East Pakistan and came to Karimganj in 1984.

published on : 11th January 2022

Hundreds of Afghans denied humanitarian entry into US

US Citizenship and Immigration Services has received more than 35,000 applications for humanitarian parole, of which it has denied about 470 and conditionally approved more than 140.

published on : 31st December 2021

Afghans wait and worry at US bases after frantic evacuation

Even as Afghans still arrive, thousands remain in limbo, anxious about their future as they fearfully follow the news of Taliban reprisals and economic collapse back in their homeland.

published on : 8th December 2021

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
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