Friday, Dec 09, 2022



‘Angad’s works were critical of Indian government’: Deported journalist’s mother

August 26, 2022 3:00 pm

“Officials told him (Angad Singh) that they knew he was a journalist. The deportation order was prepared in advance,” said his mother Gurmeet Kaur.

Facing deportation, Indian youngsters across America reach out to White House and lawmakers

June 25, 2021 1:59 pm

There are 200,000 such young Americans, who have spent their entire childhood and teenage in the US, who are facing the prospects of imminent deportation to the country of their origin as they have either attained the age of 21 or about to reach that age, after which they can no longer be dependent on their parent's visas.

Jet in Dominica with Choksi case papers from India, says Antigua PM

May 31, 2021 10:44 am

Choksi, who was reported missing after he left his home in Antigua and Barbuda on May 23, was arrested in Dominica on May 25 evening local time, for allegedly entering that country illegally.

Deported to Pakistan: Does death await Ahmadis?

March 17, 2021 4:42 pm

Ahmadis have been forbidden to call themselves Muslims in Pakistan since 1974. The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) says Ahmadis in Pakistan represent a persecuted minority and should be entitled to protection.

Indian students concerned about deportation, dropping out semester as US announces new visa rules

July 12, 2020 5:35 pm

According to a recent report of the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), there were 1,94,556 Indian students enrolled in various academic institutions of the US in January this year

How will we pay off our debts, ask kin

May 20, 2020 10:55 pm

In 2019, around 1,600 Indian youths were deported from the US who had entered illegally via Mexico and 311 youths were deported from Mexico itself.

Jungles to Mexico: ‘We drank sweat squeezed from shirts’

October 19, 2019 9:43 am

After a flight to Ecuador, the men were transported by road or flight to Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, and finally Mexico. They spent weeks lodged in cheap hotels, passing one immigration check after another.

Goa jail readied for foreign nationals overstaying illegally

February 08, 2019 12:18 pm

Cases of foreign nationals staying back after their visas expired have been often deported but the accused managed to secure bail as there was no specified detention centre for such individuals.

Americans in blended families cope with toll of deportation

July 23, 2018 11:17 am

As the United States takes a harder line on immigration, thousands who called the country home are being forced to go. Often, they leave behind spouses and children with American citizenship and must figure out how to go on with families fractured apart.

Indian-descent activist arrested in US, faces immediate deportation

January 12, 2018 11:22 am

Ragbir, executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition of NYC, was detailed by ICE authorities during a routine check-in. Soon thereafter hundreds gathered outside the federal immigration building in downtown New York City to show solidarity with Ragbir.