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Obama asserts his commitment to immigration reform

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 08:55

US President Barack Obama has asserted his commitment to immigration reform during a meeting with nurses at the White House.

'Modi's visit may provide platform to strengthen Indo-US ties'

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 21:05

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit to the US is likely to serve as a platform for taking the Indo-US relations to a new level, besides resolving outstanding issues like the impact of immigration reforms on Indian IT sector, among others, says industry body Ficci.

Australia gives visas to 500 Afghans who helped in war

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 07:39

Australia has granted refugee visas to more than 500 Afghans for their help during its mission in the war-torn nation, saying their safety would be jeopardised by remaining in the country.

Britain`s UKIP surges in local elections

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 00:07

Britain`s UK Independence Party surged to its best ever performance in local council elections on Friday, boosting the hopes of Nigel Farage`s anti-EU and anti-immigration group for European parliament polls.

Barack Obama warns of ``narrow window`` to achieve immigration reform

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 15:46

Time is running out to pass immigration reform before the approach of the mid-term elections effectively precludes congressional action, US President Barack Obama said Tuesday during a meeting with leaders of law enforcement.

Barack Obama warns of narrow window for immigration reform

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 00:17

President Barack Obama warned Tuesday a narrow two to three month window remained to pass immigration reform before mid-term elections, seeking to keep alive perhaps his last hope for a major second term domestic achievement.

Obama makes another case for immigration reform

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 23:29

Making yet another case for a comprehensive immigration reform that would provide a path to citizenship to 11 million undocumented people from countries like India, US President Barack Obama Tuesday said the "broken" immigration system makes it harder for the law enforcement agencies to do their jobs.

Australia to create new border super agency

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 11:29

Australia on Friday announced a new frontline border protection agency merging operations from the customs and immigration departments to build on its success in stopping boatpeople and tackle the growing menace of transnational crime.

100 Punjabi youths still detained in US for illegal entry

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 13:24

An Indian-American community organisation has sought the intervention of US lawmakers for securing the release of about 100 Punjabi youths detained by US immigration authorities in Texas for entering the US illegally.

Obama urges Congress to pass immigration reforms

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 09:06

US President Barack Obama has urged the Republican leadership of the Congress to pass the comprehensive immigration reform, which he said would improve the national economy and strengthen the security as well.

Obama, Republican leaders clash on immigration reform

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 14:32

US President Barack Obama and the Republican leadership clashed over the immigration reform, which analysts say would make it difficult for the passage of the legislation that proposes to provide a path to citizenship to 11 million undocumented people from countries like India.

Obama, Republican leaders clash on immigration reform

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 14:30

US President Barack Obama and the Republican leadership clashed over the immigration reform, which analysts say would make it difficult for the passage of the legislation that proposes to provide a path to citizenship to 11 million undocumented people from countries like India.