Indian-Americans more tilted towards Democrats: Author

Republican party's anti-immigrant stance post 9/11 has pushed Indian-Americans towards Democrats, the author of a new book on voting patterns has said as US presidential primary elections moved to states which have significant population of the community members.

US to take action against Indian students extending their stay

As many as 21 brokers and middle men including 11 people of Indian-origin were arrested last week as a result of the sting operation.

New Zealand continues record run on immigration

New Zealand continues record run on immigration

New Zealand`s net gain in migrants -- more arrivals than departures -- hit a new record in the year to the end of February, driven by arrivals from Australia, China and the Philippines.

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders engage in fiery debate clashes

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders engage in fiery debate clashes

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders opened lines of attack on immigration in the aftermath of Sanders` stunning upset in Michigan.

At Mexico-US border, Pope decries suffering of migrants

 Pope Francis on Wednesday railed against immigration policies that force many underground and into the hands of drug gangs and human smugglers, praying at Mexico`s border with the United States in what was once one of the world`s deadliest cities.

Deportations stopped for 12 immigrants targeted in US raids

Some of the first Central American families targeted by immigration authorities in recent raids have had their deportations temporarily halted.

Merkel tells Germans refugee influx `an opportunity`

Chancellor Angela Merkel in her New Year`s address Thursday asked Germans to see a record refugee influx as "an opportunity for tomorrow" and urged doubters not to follow racist hate-mongers.

Indian students harassed by US immigration officials, deported back; visas cancelled

Indian students harassed by US immigration officials, deported back; visas cancelled

At least 16 Indian students were harassed, publicly shamed by US immigration officials and were later deported back to their place of origin.

Germany encouraged illegal immigration: Czech PM

Germany encouraged illegal immigration: Czech PM

Germany encouraged illegal immigration to Europe with its humanitarian response to the refugee crisis, the Czech Prime Minister was cited as saying by a German newspaper on Wednesday.

Migrant arrests down one third on US-Mexico border

Migrant arrests down one third on US-Mexico border

The number of undocumented migrants detained near the United States' border with Mexico fell by almost a third in 2015, US government data showed on Tuesday.

Pakistani Hindu woman granted exit permission after 19 months

An elderly Hindu woman from Pakistan, who has been stuck in India since March last year due to alleged refusal of Indian immigration authorities to grant her exit permission, will leave for home on Friday.

Cuaron uses 'Harry Potter' credit to get through immigration

Cuaron uses 'Harry Potter' credit to get through immigration

Mexican Filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron has revealed he often has to use his Harry Potter directing credit to get through tough immigration checks into the US.

HIV/AIDS escalates amongst Sri Lankan youth

 The Sri Lankan health ministry on Thursday warned that the number of HIV/AIDS cases was escalating among the youth in the island nation.

Pope Francis to meet prisoners at end of immigration-focused US visit

Pope Francis was set to meet with his bishops and a group of inmates at a Pennsylvania prison on Sunday before saying Mass for an expected crowd of 1.5 million people on the final day of his historic visit to the United States.

Pope electrifies Philadelphia with advice on family, immigration

Pope Francis addressed a festival of families attended by tens of thousands of Catholics, offering a frank assessment of the difficulties of life and a prescription for love on the penultimate day of his US tour.

Pakistan completes biometric registration of over 41,000 Afghans

 

Islamabad: The biometric registration of over 41,000 Afghan nationals has been completed in Pakistan`s Punjab province under the National Action Programme (NAP), the media reported on Friday.

Appalling! This Hungarian woman kicks fleeing immigrants, including children

Appalling! This Hungarian woman kicks fleeing immigrants, including children

As the world expresses grief over migrant crisis, a video showing a Hungarian woman journalist kicking immigrants has shocked many.

Immigration without integration is 'invasion': Bobby Jindal

Immigration without integration is 'invasion': Bobby Jindal

Distancing himself once again from being seen as an Indian-American, Republican presidential aspirant Bobby Jindal has said immigration without adopting American values represents an "invasion".

Thousands welcome refugees to Germany at Dresden rally

Thousands of people took to the streets of the German city of Dresden on Saturday to send a message of welcome to refugees, after a string of violent anti-migrant protests in the region.

17-year-old migrant killed in shootout at sea with Greek police

A 17-year-old migrant was killed during a shootout at sea between Greek port police and human smugglers, the government said late Saturday.