Immigration policy

UK universities want new immigration policy for international students

British universities have called on the government for a "new immigration policy" to encourage international students to choose the UK, after recent figures showed a "worrying decline" in the number of students from countries like India.

Apr 14, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
Trump's immigration plans to impact 3 lakh Indian-Americans, EU ready to welcome more Indian skilled workers

Trump's immigration plans to impact 3 lakh Indian-Americans, EU ready to welcome more Indian skilled workers

Amid anxiety in India over the protectionist policies of Trump administration and possible clampdown on H1B visa, the European Union came openly expressing that it's ready to accommodate more India-skilled IT professionals.

Feb 22, 2017, 15:16 PM IST

Singapore must balance immigration policies and birthrate: PM Lee

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has warned that Singapore, with over 1.3 million foreign workers, may end up in a "tight spot" like Japan if it fails to strike the right balance between birthrate and immigration policies.

Jul 23, 2015, 21:24 PM IST

Britain's UKIP party pledges to return immigration levels to ''normality''

Britain`s anti-EU UK Independence Party set out its immigration policy on Wednesday ahead of a national election on May 7, dropping an idea to cap numbers but saying it thought "the right number" was less than 50,000 people a year.

Mar 04, 2015, 16:24 PM IST

Obama discusses immigration changes with Mexican President

The leaders of the United States and Mexico spoke Wednesday to discuss President Barack Obama`s executive actions to overhaul aspects of America`s immigration system.

Nov 27, 2014, 04:45 AM IST

Obama heckled over immigration policies in Chicago appearance

US President Barack Obama was interrupted several times by hecklers during a speech on his immigration policy on Tuesday, and their complaint was that his plan did not go far enough in protecting illegal immigrants from deportation.

Nov 26, 2014, 06:28 AM IST

Insurgent arrested in interior Manipur

An insurgent of United National Liberation Front has been arrested by police commandos during a search operation.

Sep 22, 2012, 09:07 AM IST

Angelina Jolie in Jordan to visit Syrian refugees

The Zatari camp hosts nearly 27,000 Syrians displaced by the 18-month uprising against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime.

Sep 11, 2012, 11:50 AM IST

US resettles 60,000 Bhutanese refugees from Nepal

The US, in close coordination with the IOM, began resettling Bhutanese refugees residing in eastern Nepal in 2007.

Sep 06, 2012, 11:55 AM IST

Jordan home to over 180,000 Syrian refugees

Jordan will continue to provide services to the Syrians who fled their country into the Kingdom in the fields of health and education.

Sep 03, 2012, 09:54 AM IST

Iraq closes border crossing point with Syria

Syria has been wrecked by violence since March 2011 when the anti-government protests broke out.

Aug 23, 2012, 09:25 AM IST

Assad ‘could seek Alawite refuge’: Jordan King

Jordan’s King Abdullah II has warned that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could make a “worst case scenario” retreat to an Alawite stronghold.

Aug 08, 2012, 14:11 PM IST

Haitian migrant drowns, 79 detained in Bahamas

Many Haitians have migrated to the Bahamas in recent years to get low-wage jobs in the island chain or to try to get to the United States.

Jul 11, 2012, 11:12 AM IST

UN observes World Refugee Day

Recent reports from the UN Refugee Agency estimate that about 800,000 people were forced to forcibly flee their homes in 2011.

Jun 21, 2012, 08:45 AM IST

`2.4 lakh illegal Indian immigrants living in US`

Some 11.5 million foreigners are living in the United States without proper immigration documents, according to estimates.

Mar 24, 2012, 11:11 AM IST

Brazil may change immigration policy

Brazil may have to change its immigration policy to deal with the country`s influx of immigrants, Brazil`s Defense Minister Celso Amorim said Friday.

Jan 14, 2012, 14:56 PM IST

Oz edu sector worried over downturn, blames immigration policy

Australia`s once booming
education sector is now bracing for tougher times with tighter
immigration rules and attacks on Indian students resulting in
falling enrolments.

Sep 15, 2010, 20:08 PM IST

Canada to review immigration policy

Canada will review immigration rules after a diplomatic row with India over denial of visas.

May 29, 2010, 16:11 PM IST

EU to draft new immigration policy by October

The European Union will issue new immigration policy proposals by the end of October, Sweden`s Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said on Sunday, responding to Italy`s plea for more coordinated EU action.

Aug 24, 2009, 14:04 PM IST