US President Barack Obama today used his executive power to announce a series of administrative measures to provide legal status to more than five million illegal immigrants in the country, including those from India.
Italy`s maritime search and rescue service saved 3,500 migrants and found 19 corpses in the Mediterranean Sea since Friday as thousands attempted to cross to Europe by boat over the weekend, the Italian navy said.
Arunachal Pradesh will soon request the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to construct a "Hinterland Highway" to arrest migration of people from border areas near the Line of Actual Control to urban centres.
Under attack for his speech on inflow of migrants into Delhi, BJP leader Vijay Goel on Monday said that his statement was taken out of context for "petty political gains" and categorically said that he did not oppose the migration of people from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar into the national capital.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Saturday said his government`s treatment of a boatload of 157 asylum-seekers who have been kept at sea for weeks would underline its resolve to stop people-smuggling.
Italy`s armed forces chief warned today that terrorists could be using migrant boats to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, amid increased concern among intelligence services of possible attacks by extremists.