Three BJP MPs from Assam on Saturday defended the central government's decision to go ahead with a land boundary agreement with Bangladesh saying the pact will help check illegal immigration from across the border.
A number of asylum-seeker children held in Australian mainland immigration detention centres are to be released, officials said Tuesday, although hundreds of others will remain locked up in offshore camps.
A man was found dead while several people from the Indian sub-continent, including at least seven children, were hospitalised after they were found inside a shipping container at a British port on Saturday.
Jeb Bush, a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016, said on Sunday that illegal immigrants who come to the United States to provide for their families are not committing a felony but an "act of love."
Young Mizo Association (YMA), the largest organisation of Mizos, today adopted a resolution urging the state government to be more stringent in enforcing the law on illegal settlements and unauthorised villages.
In a move to address the issue of influx in Meghalaya, the state Cabinet gave its nod to the Regulation of Landlord & Tenancy Verification Bill, 2013 as a legislative measure to address and enforce regulations to contain influx and illegal immigration.
Noting that increasing cases of abandoning of wives by their NRI grooms have emerged as a serious problem, Chief Justice of India Justice Altamas Kabir asked parents to thoroughly verify details of their prospective in-laws.