US immigration

India ranks second in list of foreign students studying in US, China at the top

India ranks second in list of foreign students studying in US, China at the top

77 per cent of all international students in the US call Asia home, said the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVIS) report of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations.

May 02, 2018, 09:20 AM IST
US Congress cites Indian American Parthiv Patel as example to explain why immigration reform is needed

US Congress cites Indian American Parthiv Patel as example to explain why immigration reform is needed

The defeat of the immigration bills, also put a pause on the efforts to remove per country cap on green card, a move that could have benefited a large number of high skilled Indian professionals.
 

Feb 16, 2018, 09:26 AM IST
African countries unite at UN against Donald Trump slur, ask for apology

African countries unite at UN against Donald Trump slur, ask for apology

The African Union, representing 55 member states, is furious over a reported slur by the US President. 

Jan 13, 2018, 08:12 AM IST
Trump demands border wall, visa changes as part of immigration fix

Trump demands border wall, visa changes as part of immigration fix

The debate on immigration will be a pivotal issue in Washington in early 2018 ahead of midterm congressional elections in November.  

Dec 29, 2017, 22:54 PM IST
Trump sends immigration enforcement plan to Congress

Trump sends immigration enforcement plan to Congress

Nearly 800,000 undocumented young people currently benefits from DACA.

Oct 09, 2017, 08:34 AM IST
US resumes premium processing of H-1B visas after 5 months

US resumes premium processing of H-1B visas after 5 months

Five months after suspending the premium process of H-1B visas, the US has now resumed the process. The suspension has, however, been revoked subject to a limit mandated by the US Congress.

Sep 19, 2017, 13:56 PM IST
It's time to ask world to step up, pay fair share: Donald Trump

It's time to ask world to step up, pay fair share: Donald Trump

Proposing "deep cuts" in the US' foreign aid, President Donald Trump on Tuesday said it is time to ask the rest of the world to step up and pay its fair share.

May 23, 2017, 21:53 PM IST

US extradites ex-intel chief back to Colombia

US immigration officials said Monday that the former head of Colombia's defunct DAS intelligence service has been extradited to his home country to face charges of psychologically torturing a journalist.

Apr 25, 2017, 12:33 PM IST

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled.

Mar 25, 2017, 08:39 AM IST

China rails against US for human rights violations

US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria had caused thousands of civilian deaths, according to the report, which was carried by the state-run Xinhua news agency.

Mar 09, 2017, 15:51 PM IST
Will extinguish ISIS from our planet with help of Muslim allies: Donald Trump in his 1st presidential address

Will extinguish ISIS from our planet with help of Muslim allies: Donald Trump in his 1st presidential address

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday delivered his highly-anticipated maiden speech to the Congress at the Capitol Hill here and vowed to defeat terror outfit Islamic State.

Mar 01, 2017, 08:48 AM IST
Muhammad Ali's son detained by US immigration officials, questioned 'Are you Muslim?'

Muhammad Ali's son detained by US immigration officials, questioned 'Are you Muslim?'

When Ali Jr. responded that yes, he is a Muslim, the officers kept questioning him about his religion and where he was born.

Feb 25, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
Donald Trump says he will unveil overhauled immigration order next week

Donald Trump says he will unveil overhauled immigration order next week

Legal experts said a new directive would have a better chance of withstanding courtroom scrutiny.

Feb 17, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
Donald Trump steps up attack on judge, court system over travel ban

Donald Trump steps up attack on judge, court system over travel ban

It is unusual for a sitting president to attack a member of the judiciary, which the US Constitution designates as a check on the power of the executive branch and Congress.
 

Feb 06, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

Travelers arrive in US to hugs and tears after ban is lifted

The US canceled the visas of up to 60,000 foreigners in the week after the ban on travel from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Libya and Yemen took effect.

Feb 06, 2017, 09:32 AM IST

New York demonstrators slam Donald Trump`s anti-immigration tack

More than a thousand people took to New York streets on Wednesday to condemn President Donald Trump`s border wall and immigration plans.

Jan 26, 2017, 09:15 AM IST
Trump pitches softer line on immigration: 'fair and humane'

Trump pitches softer line on immigration: 'fair and humane'

The New York real estate magnate intends to lay out specifics of his immigration plan over the next few weeks, Trump's new campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said.

Aug 21, 2016, 23:19 PM IST
Shah Rukh Khan detained at Los Angeles airport again, tweets 'it really sucks'

Shah Rukh Khan detained at Los Angeles airport again, tweets 'it really sucks'

Last time, the 50-year-old was detained for two hours at the New York airport.

Aug 12, 2016, 07:05 AM IST

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.

Jan 06, 2016, 12:35 PM IST
Deported from US: Not just Indian students but also tourists and businessmen

Deported from US: Not just Indian students but also tourists and businessmen

The MEA in an advisory said “some Indian nationals travelling on business/tourism/work visas have also been deported (from the US)”.

Dec 31, 2015, 10:37 AM IST