Assam government allowed in illegal immigrants from Bangladesh: Amit Shah
Assam government allowed in illegal immigrants from Bangladesh: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Friday accused the Congress government in Assam of allowing illegal immigrants from Bangladesh to enter the north-eastern state for vote bank politics, which threatened national security.

UK landlords renting to illegal immigrants could face jail

The proposed law is at the heart of the push by Prime Minister David Cameron's centre-right Conservatives to create a "hostile environment" for people not authorised to be in the country.

Jindal joins Trump in opposing birthright citizenship

Indian-American US presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal has joined fellow Republican candidate Donald Trump in calling for an end to birthright citizenship for children born to illegal immigrants.

Illegal immigrants in Britain to face eviction

 Immigrants living in Britain illegally will face eviction from rental properties under new laws to be included in a new immigration bill, the media reported on Monday.

Sign treaties to deport immigrants, Assam appeals to PM Modi

Political parties and non-political groups in Assam on Sunday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take the initiative for signing repatriation treaties with Bangladesh and Nepal in order to deport illegal migrants and solve the state's long pending problem of foreigners.

Give life-term for politicos helping illegal migrants: BJP MP

Award life imprisonment to politicians who help rehabilitate illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and Pakistan, a BJP member demanded today.

Tory manifesto warns of 'deport first, appeal later' policy

The Conservative Party manifesto for the May 7 general election has warned of a "deport first, appeal later" policy on illegal immigrants. A significant number of Indians are suspected of falling into this category.

Indian restaurants targeted in UK crackdown on illegal immigrants

Authorities in Britain have raided several businesses, including Indian and Chinese restaurants, across the country as part of a crackdown on illegal immigrants employed by them.

More than 300 migrants died this week trying to reach Italy -UN agency

More than 300 people died trying to cross the sea from Africa to Italy this week, the U.N. refugee agency said on Wednesday, adding pressure on Europe to expand a border operation that lacks a clear mandate to save lives.

Myanmar nationalists threaten protests over Rohingya vote change

Nationalist monks and some political leaders in Myanmar have threatened to hold mass rallies to protest a parliamentary decision giving the Rohingya ethnic minority voting rights in a referendum to amend the constitution.

US House approves amendments to Obama's executive action

The US House of Representatives Wednesday approved two amendments proposed by Republicans to overturn the executive action measures announced by President Barack Obama in November 2014 whereby about five million illegal immigrants would temporarily avoid deportation.

Israel govt backs new law against illegal immigrants

The Israeli government on Sunday approved new draft legislation aimed at curbing illegal immigration after judges quashed an earlier law as repressive, the interior ministry said.

Obama vows `more fair and just` immigration to US
Obama vows `more fair and just` immigration to US

Pledging to fix America`s "broken" immigration system, President Barack Obama offered five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation Thursday, allowing families to emerge from the shadows and seek work permits.

Now, I can fly: Nicaragua migrant on Obama plan

She has lived in the shadows for 14 years, fearing deportation.

New York ends cooperation with feds on immigrant deportations

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio signed two laws Friday that cut the city`s cooperation with US federal authorities on the deportation of undocumented immigrants.

Gurdwara closed in Belgium for harbouring illegal immigrants

A Gurdwara in Belgium would be shut for a month for allegedly harbouring 11 illegal Indian immigrants, including a minor, authorities said while ordering their deportation.

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.