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Suit filed against US govt over Muslim citizenship denials, delays

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 06:12

Five people are suing the US government alleging that an expanded national security screen targeting Muslims has led to lengthy delays and denials in their applications for citizenship and green cards.

Assam protests infiltration of Bangladeshis in India

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:56

Various activist groups, including tribal organisations and the All Assam Students Union, staged a protest in Assam against the state government for its inability to stop Bangladeshis from infiltrating into the state.

Canadian Minister for Citizenship and Immigration to visit India

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 01:56

Canada`s Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, will be on three-day visit to India beginning Monday.

Germany eases dual citizenship rules

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 18:01

Germany has adopted a new law that allows dual citizenship for the children of immigrants, a step that will benefit mainly young people from the country`s three-million-strong Turkish-origin community.

Global citizenship catching fancy of super rich in India, China

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 14:15

Global citizenship is becoming popular among the world's ultra wealthy and an increasing number of super-rich from Asia's two giants China and India are likely to trend this path in the coming years.

Moscow eases citizenship rules for native Russian speakers

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 19:36

New laws passed on Monday in Russia make it easier for native speakers and those who can prove they or their families have lived within the borders of the former Russian empire or Soviet Union to get citizenship.

US reaches H-1B visa cap for FY 2015

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 02:55

The US today said it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 visas for the fiscal year 2015.

Russia to make citizenship easier for native Russian speakers

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 15:51

Russia is making it easier for native Russian speakers who have lived in Russia or the former Soviet Union to get citizenship, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday.

Canada weighs revoking citizenship of convicted terrorists

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 02:10

Canadian government proposed sweeping changes to the country`s immigration laws, including a provision that would strip citizenship from persons convicted of terrorism or spying.

Canada urged to cut consular services for dual citizens

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 02:59

The government has been urged to limit consular services for dual citizens who travel on a foreign passport or who live outside of Canada for prolonged periods, a report said on Tuesday.

BJP promises to resolve dual citizenship woes of Goans

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 16:55

In one of its pre-election promises, the BJP has assured lakhs of Goans to help them get reprieve on the dual citizenship front, if the party is voted to power at the Centre.

Indian may lose Aus citizenship after ID fraud conviction

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 18:58

An Indian-origin businessman could be stripped of his Australian citizenship and deported after he was convicted of identity fraud, a media report said on Tuesday.