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US Congress cites Indian American Parthiv Patel as example to explain why immigration reform is needed

US Congress cites Indian American Parthiv Patel as example to explain why immigration reform is needed

The defeat of the immigration bills, also put a pause on the efforts to remove per country cap on green card, a move that could have benefited a large number of high skilled Indian professionals.
 

Feb 16, 2018, 09:26 AM IST
Donald Trump to establish National Vetting Centre for immigrants, visitors

Donald Trump to establish National Vetting Centre for immigrants, visitors

US President Donald Trump is expected to sign a national security memorandum on Tuesday establishing a "National Vetting Centre".

Feb 06, 2018, 15:15 PM IST
Why should United States take immigrants from 'sh*thole countries': Donald Trump

Why should United States take immigrants from 'sh*thole countries': Donald Trump

President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as "shithole countries," according to two sources familiar with the comments.

Jan 12, 2018, 08:01 AM IST
Indian or not? Muslims in Assam fret amid drive against illegal immigrants

Indian or not? Muslims in Assam fret amid drive against illegal immigrants

Marzina Bibi, a Muslim woman living in Assam, is petrified she will be declared stateless.

Jan 04, 2018, 08:39 AM IST
US top court blocks release of Trump 'Dreamer' immigrant documents

US top court blocks release of Trump 'Dreamer' immigrant documents

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday granted a request by President Donald Trump`s administration to block the immediate release of documents concerning his decision to end a program that shielded from deportation hundreds of thousands of young adults dubbed "Dreamers" brought into the country illegally as children.

Dec 09, 2017, 07:31 AM IST
Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in US

Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in US

Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters.

Oct 20, 2017, 22:53 PM IST
Donald Trump says looking to allow people; not citizenship, amnesty

Donald Trump says looking to allow people; not citizenship, amnesty

Donald Trump had scrapped the DACA program earlier this month.

Sep 14, 2017, 22:23 PM IST
Democrats say deal struck with Donald Trump to protect immigrants

Democrats say deal struck with Donald Trump to protect immigrants

Trump had scrapped the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme earlier this month which protect some 800,000 people who came to the US illegally as children.

Sep 14, 2017, 14:51 PM IST
BJP slams Mayawati over Rohingyas, says India can't allow security situation to suffer

BJP slams Mayawati over Rohingyas, says India can't allow security situation to suffer

Speaking to ANI, BJP leader GVL Narsimha Rao said that the Centre is fulfilling all its humanitarian obligations but it cannot overlook the manner in which a large number of illegal immigrants have been residing here and posing a challenge to the security of the country.

Sep 14, 2017, 08:55 AM IST
Ex-RSS ideologue K N Govindacharaya moves SC seeking deportation of Rohingyas

Ex-RSS ideologue K N Govindacharaya moves SC seeking deportation of Rohingyas

Govindacharya opposes the plea of two Rohingya refugees, which would come up for hearing on September 11 before a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, saying they are a burden on country's resources and pose serious threat to national security.

Sep 08, 2017, 20:58 PM IST
Donald Trump says he has 'great love' for those protected by DACA

Donald Trump says he has 'great love' for those protected by DACA

United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he has a "great love" for the young immigrants protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme.

Sep 06, 2017, 07:58 AM IST
Rohingyas to be deported,don't preach India on refugees: Kiren Rijiju

Rohingyas to be deported,don't preach India on refugees: Kiren Rijiju

"I want to tell the international organisations whether the Rohingyas are registered under the United Nations Human Rights Commission or not. They are illegal immigrants in India," Rijiju told reporters here.

Sep 05, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Muslims at haj are worried about Donald Trump's policies towards them

"No one that I know is happy at the current circumstances or the current administration. No one, not a single person in this entire gathering."

Sep 03, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
Donald Trump urged not to scrap DACA policy for young immigrants

Donald Trump urged not to scrap DACA policy for young immigrants

It protects hundreds of thousands of so-called "Dreamers" from deportation and provides work and study permits. Trump had previously said that he planned to "terminate" the programme.

Sep 02, 2017, 07:22 AM IST
Force won't solve Myanmar's Rohingya crisis: Annan panel

Force won't solve Myanmar's Rohingya crisis: Annan panel

The treatment of approximately 1.1 million Rohingya has emerged as majority Buddhist Myanmar`s most contentious human rights issue as it makes a transition from decades of harsh military rule.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:24 PM IST
US President Donald Trump endorses merit-based immigration system

US President Donald Trump endorses merit-based immigration system

If passed by the Congress and signed into law, the legislation could benefit highly-educated people and technology professionals from countries like India.

 

Aug 03, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
US eases environment laws for Mexico border wall near San Diego

US eases environment laws for Mexico border wall near San Diego

Roads, lights, cameras and sensors will be installed in addition to extra barriers, the Department of Homeland Security said.

Aug 02, 2017, 09:25 AM IST

U.S. judge halts deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals

There are 1,444 Iraqi nationals who have final deportation orders against them in the United States, although only about 199 of them were detained in June as part of a nationwide sweep by immigration authorities. 

Jul 25, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
US immigrant deportations slow despite crackdown by Trump administration

US immigrant deportations slow despite crackdown by Trump administration

US deportations of illegal immigrants slowed during the first three months of the Trump administration despite his pledge to step up expulsions.

May 02, 2017, 23:00 PM IST
Mass deportation not goal of immigration memos: White House

Mass deportation not goal of immigration memos: White House

Mass deportation is not the goal of the Trump administration, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has said after new memos on Tuesday outlined a plan to detain and deport certain undocumented immigrants.

Feb 22, 2017, 11:24 AM IST