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.

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.

Insurgent arrested in interior Manipur

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

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.

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.

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.

Iraq closes border crossing point with Syria

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

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.

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.

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.

`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.

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.

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.

Canada to review immigration policy

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

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.