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Pompeo to meet with Mexico's foreign minister to discuss immigration, trade

Under the June agreement with the US, Mexico averted punitive tariffs on US-bound Mexican shipments threatened by President Donald Trump by promising to stem the flow of illegal migrants from Central America by July 22.

Jul 21, 2019, 12:52 PM IST

Trump administration sets 'new bar' for immigrants seeking asylum

The Department of Homeland Security said the interim rule would set a "new bar" for immigrants "by placing further restrictions or limitations on eligibility for aliens who seek asylum in the US."

Jul 15, 2019, 20:40 PM IST

Trump says US agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants

There are an estimated 12 million immigrants who are in the United States illegally, mainly from Mexico and Central America. Under a deal reached earlier this month, Mexico has agreed to take Central American immigrants seeking asylum in the United States until their cases are heard in US courts.

Jun 18, 2019, 11:13 AM IST

Kamal Nath's migrant comment could be a foot in the Congress mouth

Ironical perhaps is the fact that Kamal Nath himself cannot exactly claim to be a local boy.

Dec 19, 2018, 12:48 PM IST

Leaked video shows Google leaderships' dismay over Donald Trump's unexpected Presidential win

This comes amid Trump and his allies' blatant accusation against the leading search engine of promoting political bias and suppressing conservative viewpoints.

Sep 13, 2018, 11:53 AM IST

BJP's Ram Madhav calls for deportation of immigrants, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal wants NRC in all states

The update of the NRC in Assam excluded more than 40 lakh people from the draft list published on July 30, triggering a political controversy.

Sep 11, 2018, 08:04 AM IST

Donald Trump wants illegal immigrants deported 'without judges and cases'

"We cannot allow all of these people to invade our Country. When somebody comes in, we must immediately, with no Judges or Court Cases, bring them back from where they came."

Jun 25, 2018, 06:25 AM IST

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

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

Why should United States take immigrants from 'sh*thole countries': Donald Trump

President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as "shithole countries," according to two sources familiar with the comments.

Jan 12, 2018, 08:01 AM IST

Indian or not? Muslims in Assam fret amid drive against illegal immigrants

Marzina Bibi, a Muslim woman living in Assam, is petrified she will be declared stateless.

Jan 04, 2018, 08:39 AM IST

US top court blocks release of Trump 'Dreamer' immigrant documents

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday granted a request by President Donald Trump`s administration to block the immediate release of documents concerning his decision to end a program that shielded from deportation hundreds of thousands of young adults dubbed "Dreamers" brought into the country illegally as children.

Dec 09, 2017, 07:31 AM IST

Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in US

Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters.

Oct 20, 2017, 22:53 PM IST

Donald Trump says looking to allow people; not citizenship, amnesty

Donald Trump had scrapped the DACA program earlier this month.

Sep 14, 2017, 22:23 PM IST

Democrats say deal struck with Donald Trump to protect immigrants

Trump had scrapped the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme earlier this month which protect some 800,000 people who came to the US illegally as children.

Sep 14, 2017, 14:51 PM IST

BJP slams Mayawati over Rohingyas, says India can't allow security situation to suffer

Speaking to ANI, BJP leader GVL Narsimha Rao said that the Centre is fulfilling all its humanitarian obligations but it cannot overlook the manner in which a large number of illegal immigrants have been residing here and posing a challenge to the security of the country.

Sep 14, 2017, 08:55 AM IST

Ex-RSS ideologue K N Govindacharaya moves SC seeking deportation of Rohingyas

Govindacharya opposes the plea of two Rohingya refugees, which would come up for hearing on September 11 before a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, saying they are a burden on country's resources and pose serious threat to national security.

Sep 08, 2017, 20:58 PM IST

Donald Trump says he has 'great love' for those protected by DACA

United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he has a "great love" for the young immigrants protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme.

Sep 06, 2017, 07:58 AM IST

Rohingyas to be deported,don't preach India on refugees: Kiren Rijiju

"I want to tell the international organisations whether the Rohingyas are registered under the United Nations Human Rights Commission or not. They are illegal immigrants in India," Rijiju told reporters here.

Sep 05, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Muslims at haj are worried about Donald Trump's policies towards them

"No one that I know is happy at the current circumstances or the current administration. No one, not a single person in this entire gathering."

Sep 03, 2017, 16:29 PM IST