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US extradites ex-intel chief back to Colombia

US immigration officials said Monday that the former head of Colombia's defunct DAS intelligence service has been extradited to his home country to face charges of psychologically torturing a journalist.

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled.

China rails against US for human rights violations

US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria had caused thousands of civilian deaths, according to the report, which was carried by the state-run Xinhua news agency.

Will extinguish ISIS from our planet with help of Muslim allies: Donald Trump in his 1st presidential address

Will extinguish ISIS from our planet with help of Muslim allies: Donald Trump in his 1st presidential address

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday delivered his highly-anticipated maiden speech to the Congress at the Capitol Hill here and vowed to defeat terror outfit Islamic State.

Muhammad Ali's son detained by US immigration officials, questioned 'Are you Muslim?'

Muhammad Ali's son detained by US immigration officials, questioned 'Are you Muslim?'

When Ali Jr. responded that yes, he is a Muslim, the officers kept questioning him about his religion and where he was born.

Donald Trump says he will unveil overhauled immigration order next week

Donald Trump says he will unveil overhauled immigration order next week

Legal experts said a new directive would have a better chance of withstanding courtroom scrutiny.

Donald Trump steps up attack on judge, court system over travel ban

Donald Trump steps up attack on judge, court system over travel ban

It is unusual for a sitting president to attack a member of the judiciary, which the US Constitution designates as a check on the power of the executive branch and Congress.
 

Travelers arrive in US to hugs and tears after ban is lifted

The US canceled the visas of up to 60,000 foreigners in the week after the ban on travel from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Libya and Yemen took effect.

New York demonstrators slam Donald Trump`s anti-immigration tack

More than a thousand people took to New York streets on Wednesday to condemn President Donald Trump`s border wall and immigration plans.

Trump pitches softer line on immigration: 'fair and humane'

Trump pitches softer line on immigration: 'fair and humane'

The New York real estate magnate intends to lay out specifics of his immigration plan over the next few weeks, Trump's new campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said.

Shah Rukh Khan detained at Los Angeles airport again, tweets 'it really sucks'

Shah Rukh Khan detained at Los Angeles airport again, tweets 'it really sucks'

Last time, the 50-year-old was detained for two hours at the New York airport.

Deportations stopped for 12 immigrants targeted in US raids

Some of the first Central American families targeted by immigration authorities in recent raids have had their deportations temporarily halted.

Deported from US: Not just Indian students but also tourists and businessmen

Deported from US: Not just Indian students but also tourists and businessmen

The MEA in an advisory said “some Indian nationals travelling on business/tourism/work visas have also been deported (from the US)”.

Need to expand H-1B visas: USIBC

This year the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) received thousands of more applications than the number of H-1B visas it can grant, forcing it to decide on the successful applicants through a computerised draw of lots.

Barack Obama vows to fight immigration ruling

US President Barack Obama`s tactic of using executive orders to bypass a hostile Congress and drive through controversial immigration reform has run into legal trouble.

'US Immigration Bill can lead to $30 billion/year loss to India'

The Indian economy could lose USD 30 billion annually with the IT industry being the hardest hit if the Immigration Bill under consideration in the US Congress becomes a law, Indian American Advisory Council of House Republican Conference of US Parliament has said.

Billionaire trio unite for US immigration reform

Three of the world`s richest men Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Sheldon Adelson put aside their political differences to unite in scathing condemnation of US lawmakers` failure to implement immigration reform.

Immigration reform not impossible: Obama

Rejecting the opinion that immigration reform is impossible, US President Barack Obama has urged the Congress to pass the legislation in this regard which when signed into law would pave the way for citizenship to some 11 million undocumented people.

Obama makes another case for immigration reform

Making yet another case for a comprehensive immigration reform that would provide a path to citizenship to 11 million undocumented people from countries like India, US President Barack Obama Tuesday said the "broken" immigration system makes it harder for the law enforcement agencies to do their jobs.

Obama, Republican leaders clash on immigration reform

US President Barack Obama and the Republican leadership clashed over the immigration reform, which analysts say would make it difficult for the passage of the legislation that proposes to provide a path to citizenship to 11 million undocumented people from countries like India.