immigration

Change ridiculous immigration laws: Trump to Congress

Change ridiculous immigration laws: Trump to Congress

Earlier, Trump had also threatened to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico unless it does more to stop people from crossing into the US.

Apr 04, 2018, 00:05 AM IST
Indians rally outside White House in support of Donald Trump's merit-based immigration plan

Indians rally outside White House in support of Donald Trump's merit-based immigration plan

 Several hundred highly-skilled Indian workers today held a rally outside the White House in support of Donald Trump's plan for a merit-based immigration system.

Feb 04, 2018, 22:59 PM IST
News at a glance: January 31, 2018

News at a glance: January 31, 2018

Here are the top headlines on Wednesday morning 

Jan 31, 2018, 09:53 AM IST
Merit-based immigration, end of visa lottery: Donald Trump's vision in first State of the Union address

Merit-based immigration, end of visa lottery: Donald Trump's vision in first State of the Union address

Trump also invoked the great American Dream and re-counted his successes in the last one-year. 

Jan 31, 2018, 09:01 AM IST
Donald Trump embraces role as negotiator in chief on immigration

Donald Trump embraces role as negotiator in chief on immigration

Trump signaled he was open to more comprehensive immigration reform to address millions of other undocumented people living in the shadows.

Jan 10, 2018, 06:49 AM IST
Trump turns to US Supreme Court in immigrant document fight

Trump turns to US Supreme Court in immigrant document fight

The Trump administration has asked the US Supreme Court to block a federal judge's order requiring it to disclose all emails, letters and other documents it considered in its decision to end a programme protecting young immigrants from deportation.

Dec 02, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

French national held for trying to cross over to Nepal illegally

A 45-year-old French national was arrested here while trying to cross over to Nepal allegedly without proper travel documents, a senior official said.

Nov 23, 2017, 11:45 AM IST
Donald Trump not anti-immigrant, says White House official Raj Shah

Donald Trump not anti-immigrant, says White House official Raj Shah

A prominent Indian-American, who holds a key position in the White House, has refuted the notion that US President Donald Trump is anti-immigrant.

Nov 20, 2017, 09:07 AM IST

Donald Trump seeks end to 'chain migration'

US President Donald Trump has reiterated the need to end 'chain migration', which he said is essential towards creating a system that prefers Americans over foreign workers.

Oct 17, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

US Supreme Court to examine lengthy immigrant detentions

The Supreme Court is set to examine Tuesday whether thousands of migrants subjected to lengthy detentions in immigration centers should have a right to a bond hearing.

Oct 03, 2017, 11:18 AM IST
Six Dreamers sue Donald Trump administration over DACA decision

Six Dreamers sue Donald Trump administration over DACA decision

It is among several lawsuits challenging the decision to end DACA, including two cases brought by state attorneys general.

Sep 18, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

27 Indians overstaying in Sri Lanka arrested

Earlier this month, the ColomboPage reported that three Indians were arrested on August 11 in northeast Sri Lanka for illegally staying in the country.

Aug 20, 2017, 23:19 PM IST
Australia's Hanson wears burqa to Parliament in bid to ban them

Australia's Hanson wears burqa to Parliament in bid to ban them

Hanson sat in her seat in the assembly for about 20 minutes covered by the black burqa before removing it to call for them to be banned in public for national security reasons.

 

Aug 17, 2017, 15:26 PM IST

3 Indians arrested for illegally staying in Lanka

Three Indians have been arrested for illegally staying in Sri Lanka, a media report has said.

Aug 13, 2017, 14:08 PM IST
Good news for Indian students, new US bill to support 'merit-based' immigration

Good news for Indian students, new US bill to support 'merit-based' immigration

The RAISE Act would scrap the current lottery system to get into the US and instead institute a points-based system for earning a green card. Factors that would be taken into account include English language skills, education, high- paying job offers and age.

Aug 04, 2017, 09:18 AM IST

H-1B visas not covered in proposed US immigration reforms

Both Democratic and Republican members of Congress have railed against it and has introduced legislation to restrict the visa.

Aug 03, 2017, 09:34 AM IST

Immigrant population hits new high in Germany

Germany took in more than a million migrants, many fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East and Africa in 2015 and 2016.

Aug 01, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
Aadhaar not valid for travel to Nepal, Bhutan: Home Ministry

Aadhaar not valid for travel to Nepal, Bhutan: Home Ministry

The advisory assumes significance as Aadhaar is mandatory for a host of things, including government subsidies on LPG and other social welfare schemes.

Jun 25, 2017, 12:04 PM IST

Two Indian-origin men arrested for posing as federal agents in US

According to a federal grand jury indictment, although Panesar and Hastie have never worked at DHS.

Jun 09, 2017, 08:32 AM IST
Macron, Le Pen exchange May Day blows on day of rallies and protests

Macron, Le Pen exchange May Day blows on day of rallies and protests

Centrist presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen attacked each other`s visions of France and the role it should play in Europe on Monday against a background of May Day rallies and protests.

May 01, 2017, 21:31 PM IST