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.

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.

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.

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.

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.