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US Congressmen demand fair treatment of detained Indian students in fake university case

Four American Congressmen have written to US authorities demanding fair treatement and ensuring the rights of detained Indian students in a fake university case.

Feb 07, 2019, 19:25 PM IST

US government misled Indian students by setting up fake university: Indian American attorney

As per last week's figures provided by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, as many as 130 of the 600 students from the fake University of Farmington were detained last week.

Feb 06, 2019, 08:04 AM IST

United States imposes visa restrictions on Ghana

In September 2017, the United States imposed visa sanctions on Guinea, Sierra Leone, Eritrea, and Cambodia for the same reason.

Feb 01, 2019, 10:11 AM IST

US separates 2,000 children from parents at Mexico border

The call was largely to defend the administration`s decision to charge every adult caught crossing the border illegally with federal crimes.

Jun 16, 2018, 11:06 AM IST

Donald Trump to establish National Vetting Centre for immigrants, visitors

US President Donald Trump is expected to sign a national security memorandum on Tuesday establishing a "National Vetting Centre".

Feb 06, 2018, 15:15 PM IST

Trump office may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working in US

US President Donald Trump`s administration is set to propose revoking a rule that makes spouses of thousands of H1-B visa holders eligible to work while in the US, potentially complicating a major driver of technology jobs, the media reported.

Dec 17, 2017, 06:44 AM IST

US judge rejects delay of foreign entrepreneur immigration rule

A federal judge on Friday ordered the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to rescind its delay of a rule that allows some foreign entrepreneurs to stay in the United States to grow their companies, court documents show.

Dec 02, 2017, 09:08 AM IST

At least 23 dead, hundreds missing as winds fan California wildfires

Flames erupted on Sunday night when gale force winds toppled power lines across the region, possibly igniting one of the deadliest wildfire outbreaks in California history. 

Oct 12, 2017, 05:55 AM IST

US provides visas to up to 15,000 temporary workers

"As a demonstration of the administration`s commitment to supporting American businesses, DHS is providing this one-time increase to the congressionally set annual cap," Kelly said in a statement.

Jul 17, 2017, 23:57 PM IST

Amid opposition, Donald Trump makes low budget request for Mexico border wall

34 miles (55 km) of a levee wall in Texas`s Rio Grande Valley will replace 14 miles (23 km) of the fence in San Diego with $1 billion. 

May 23, 2017, 11:08 AM IST

Closely monitoring situation at Manchester Arena: US

A powerful blast ripped killing 19 people and injuring over 50 others, included in one of the deadliest terror attacks in the UK.

May 23, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

EU, US to discuss possible expansion of airline laptop ban

"There is a scheduled phone call later today with US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and a number of European ministers," Commission spokeswoman Anna-Kaisa Itkonen told a news briefing in Brussels.

May 12, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

Over 1,370 gang members arrested in massive US police operation

Of the 1,378 arrests, 933 were US citizens, while 445 were foreigners from 21 countries in South America, Central America, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Caribbean.

May 12, 2017, 10:31 AM IST

US to ban some airline passengers from carrying larger electronics

The ban will reportedly affect 10 airports in eight countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

Mar 21, 2017, 10:08 AM IST

Military won't be used for deportations: US official

US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has pledged that the military would not be used to expel undocumented immigrants from America.

Feb 24, 2017, 14:58 PM IST

US sets plan to crackdown on nearly all illegal immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security issued tough new orders on Tuesday to begin a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country's 11 million undocumented foreigners in their cross-hairs.

Feb 21, 2017, 23:48 PM IST

Immigration raids part of long-planned action: White House

It was reported that US immigration officials are planning a month-long series of raids in May and June to deport hundreds of Central American mothers and children found to have entered the country illegally.  

May 14, 2016, 01:47 AM IST

Handheld scanner to sniff out explosives soon

The team led by professor Ling Zang developed a type of fibre composite that involves two nanofibres transferring electrons from one to the other.

Mar 28, 2016, 21:51 PM IST

Over 14,000 Indians overstayed in US in 2015

According to the 'Entry/Exit Overstay Report for Fiscal 2015', of the nearly 45 million non-immigrant visitor admissions through air or sea, a total of 527,127 overstayed their welcome.

Jan 21, 2016, 17:31 PM IST

Dozens of US airport workers linked to terror: Official

 The agency in charge of US transportation security came under renewed fire Tuesday as a report revealed that American airports had hired dozens of people with terror links.

Jun 10, 2015, 14:16 PM IST