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800 interviewed on student visa day at US embassy

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 18:58

The US embassy here Thursday organised a "student visa day" and around 800 applicants aspiring to study in America were interviewed.

`AAP UK workers embroiled in student visa scam`

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 23:42

Two persons said to be members of the UK arm of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are embroiled in a student visa scam in Britain uncovered by the BBC.

Britain uncovers student visa scam

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 20:35

An undercover probe found widespread cheating and fraud within the UK`s student visa system which allows about 200,000 foreigners into the country annually, prompting the government to suspend the crucial English language tests.

US to have automated student visa checks

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 07, 2013, 15:04

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, the US expects to have an automated system in place this month to close the student visa gap that allows many to enter the country even after they cease to be students.

Student visa gap to be fixed this month: Napolitano

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 07, 2013, 10:37

"I think by the end of the month, certainly, we probably will have a technological solution to this particular issue," Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was quoted as saying by the Politico.

India has taken up student visa issue with the UK: Govt

Last Updated: Friday, August 31, 2012, 19:11

The government on Friday said it has taken up the issue of UK student visa restrictions with British authorities.

Lords concerned over student visa curbs

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 23:32

A large component of students on courses in STEM (Science, technology, Engineering and Maths) come from India and other non-EU countries.

Lords concerned over student visa curbs

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 20:48

The viability of Science and Technology departments in British universities is likely to be threatened due to the recent changes to student visas that have led to the perception that Britain no longer welcomes international students, a House of Lords committee said.

Top UK business leaders for change in student visas

Last Updated: Sunday, July 22, 2012, 16:45

In a letter published in The Sunday Times, the 37 business leaders warn that visa restrictions designed to bring net immigration below 100,000 a year will deter wealthy foreigners from outside the European Union.

'UK needs migrants, migrants need UK'

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 19:48

Amidst indications that foreign students may be removed from UK's net immigration figures in a change of policy, a campaign group espousing the case of Indian and other non-EU professionals Wednesday said that migrants needed Britain as much as Britain needed them.

New UK visa step to detect bogus Indian students?

Last Updated: Monday, July 09, 2012, 18:04

Britain on Monday announced a targeted interview system for student visa applicants from India and other non-EU countries to prevent abuse and to ensure that they are refused visas if immigration officials have doubts about their genuineness as students.

UK to relax curbs on student visas

Last Updated: Sunday, July 08, 2012, 18:27

Due to the curbs, many international students have reportedly been deterred from considering Britain as a destination to study.