12 dead illegal immigrants found off Libya coast

Twelve bodies of illegal immigrants were found off the coast near Libya`s capital city of Tripoli, the media reported Saturday.

Meghalaya plans entry/exit points to check illegal immigration

In an attempt to check inflow of illegal immigrants into the state, the Meghalaya government has set up a committee to find out location for setting up `entry and exit` points of the state.

Return of Pandits to Kashmir, illegal immigrants on MHA list for Narendra Modi

Return of Kashmiri Pandits to Kashmir Valley, checking of influx of illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and improving Centre-state relations are among the key issues to be flagged by MHA.

Pre 1971 Bangladeshi settlers are Indians: Meghalaya HC

In a historic judgement, the Meghalaya High Court has said that Bangladesh nationals who have settled in this north eastern state before March 24, 1971 should be treated as Indians and they be enrolled in voters`list.

German funeral home `sold dead people`s passports`

German police on Thursday raided a funeral parlour and 18 other Berlin locations linked to a gang suspected of using dead people`s passports to smuggle illegal immigrants into EU countries.

Bangladesh warns illegal immigrants row will affect ties with India

The election campaign of BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is making waves across the subcontinent in Bangladesh, which on Tuesday warned that the `illegal immigrant row` if not handled amicably will affect Dhaka`s ties with New Delhi.

US weighs curbing deportations

Tens of thousands of immigrants who are in the US illegally but don`t have serious criminal records could be shielded from deportation under a policy change being weighed by senior American officials.

US arrests about 80 immigrants at Texas camp

At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally have been arrested in a makeshift encampment in South Texas.

Malaysia to launch operation against illegal immigrants

Malaysian Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Thursday that a large-scale operation would be conducted against the country`s illegal immigrants from Jan 21.

Joe Biden calls for immigration fix

US Vice President Joe Biden says Congress has a moral and economic imperative to offer a pathway to citizenship for 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally.

Saudi Arabia warns of action against illegal immigrants

Saudi Arabia said Saturday that there would be no leniency toward organisations that hire illegal immigrants, Xinhua reported quoting Saudi Press Agency as saying.

Illegal immigrants asked to leave Britain via text messages

Britain sent messages to nearly 60,000 illegal immigrants warning them to leave the country, but the campaign sparked a controversy after some legal migrants, including an Indian-origin rights activist, received the alert.

London Mayor wants amnesty for illegal immigrants

London Mayor Boris Johnson today called for an amnesty for illegal immigrants who had stayed here for 10 to 12 years so that they can pay taxes.

Libya jailbreak: 150 African immigrants flee prison

As many as 150 illegal African immigrants escaped Wednesday night from a Libyan prison, located in Gharyan city, some 80 km from here.

Eight illegal immigrants arrested in UP

Eight illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and Nepal were arrested from Kaiserbagh area of the state capital and fake passports recovered from them.

Many say let illegal immigrants stay in US: Poll

More than 6 in 10 Americans now favor allowing illegal immigrants to eventually become US citizens.

Centre should clarify stand on Bangladesh MPs remarks: AGP

Protests are being held across the state after a 12-member team of visiting Bangladesh MPs on Saturday.

AASU protests against `govt`s role` regarding immigrants

All Assam Students` Union Sunday hit the streets here protesting against the "role of the Centre and Assam govt" towards the "illegal immigrants".

Illegal immigration from Bangladesh still on but less: Gogoi

Illegal immigration to Assam from across the border continues to take place even though the number is less, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Saturday.

Congress does not play vote bank politics: Tarun Gogoi

Terming charges of vote bank politics against the Congress as propaganda, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday said the ruling Congress did not indulge in it.