Immigration reforms

Barack Obama vows to fight immigration ruling

US President Barack Obama claimed history and the law were on his side, as he vowed to fight a court order freezing controversial immigration reforms.

Feb 18, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

Barack Obama defends decision to delay immigration action

President Barack Obama says that the surge of immigrant children entering the US illegally changed the politics surrounding the issue of immigration and led him to put off a pledge to use executive action that could have shielded millions of people from deportation.

Sep 07, 2014, 16:16 PM IST

Obama urges Congress to pass immigration reform

US President Barack Obama has appealed to the Republican leadership of the Congress to pass the comprehensive immigration reform to address successfully in future problems like the current humanitarian crisis on the country's Southern border with Mexico.

Jul 10, 2014, 08:37 AM IST

'Modi's visit may provide platform to strengthen Indo-US ties'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit to the US is likely to serve as a platform for taking the Indo-US relations to a new level, besides resolving outstanding issues like the impact of immigration reforms on Indian IT sector, among others, says industry body Ficci.

Jun 05, 2014, 21:05 PM IST

Thousands march in US for immigration reform

Thousands of people have poured into streets across the United States in a push to overhaul immigration and end the legal limbo of more than 11 million undocumented immigrants.

Oct 06, 2013, 14:45 PM IST

US Immigration reform bill may harm Indian IT firms

The Senators, also known as the gang of eight, has put forward provisions in the bill, which when signed into law by the President, can harm the interests of Indian IT companies and professionals.

May 08, 2013, 16:13 PM IST

Britain set to have `toughest immigration rules in world`

Under plans to make Britain’s regime the toughest in the world, immigrants will no longer be able to ‘jump the queue’ for housing, a Tory minister has said.

Mar 25, 2013, 13:58 PM IST

US law to check H-1B visa fraud

Amid a contentious debate over comprehensive immigration reforms, a top Republican senator has introduced a bill to eliminate what he calls "fraud and abuse" from H-1B visa programme coveted by Indian techies.

Mar 20, 2013, 14:12 PM IST

Obama meets top Republican Senators on immigration reforms

In his effort to seek bipartisan support on comprehensive immigration reform, US President Barack Obama has met top Republican Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham.

Feb 27, 2013, 13:12 PM IST

US Senators unveil immigration reform deal

A bipartisan group of influential US Senators on Monday agreed to a framework of sweeping reform of immigration laws.

Jan 29, 2013, 09:35 AM IST

US Senators unveil immigration reform deal

The framework for immigration reform would include giving Green Card to those having PhD or masters in science, engineering, technology and maths; besides reducing backlog in the family and employment visa categories.

Jan 28, 2013, 21:29 PM IST