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Wednesday, July 08, 2020

illegal immigrants


CAA rules not in but UP sends out form to identify migrants, list ‘persecution’

January 18, 2020 6:51 am

Information relating to about 40,000 refugees from more than 15 districts has been provided to the state government, said a senior official in Lucknow, who did not wish to be named.

First detention centre in Karnataka to house illegal immigrants

December 25, 2019 4:50 pm

The facility with several rooms, a kitchen and toilets has been kept ready on the directions of the government, a social welfare department official said.

Govt: States issued instructions to identify, deport illegal migrants

December 05, 2019 1:12 am

During Question Hour, Rai said instances of illegal migrants, who came as travellers, tourists or traders, overstaying between 2014-17 were only 1,000 as compared to 1.34 lakh between 2008 and 2013.

India says illegal immigrants from Bangladesh becoming citizens

July 19, 2019 4:59 pm

The Supreme Court had ordered the citizenship tally for Assam following years of campaigns against immigrants from Bangladesh who ethnic Assamese say are eating into their resources and taking their land.

Indian-origin woman sentenced for smuggling hundreds of undocumented immigrants into US

July 19, 2019 8:21 pm

In June last year, Hema Patel pleaded guilty to immigrant smuggling for financial gain by fraudulently bonding illegal immigrants from custody and causing their release into the United States.

Valeria and Gurupreet

June 28, 2019 1:05 am

Their deaths are a reminder that a more humane politics around immigration is needed

US fires tear gas across Mexico border to stop migrants

January 02, 2019 12:33 pm

US Customs and Border Protection said in a statement later Tuesday that the gas was used to target rock throwers apart from the migrants who were trying to cross.

Trump administration blocks asylum claims by those crossing US southern border illegally

November 09, 2018 2:24 pm

Once the plan goes into full effect, migrants entering at the US southern border would only be eligible for asylum if they report at official ports of entry, officials said.

Thousands rally in Mizoram, demand scrapping of Chakma Council

October 10, 2018 10:34 pm

Thousands of participants held placards and shouted slogans such as, 'We demand the removal of the CADC,' and 'Go back, illegal immigrants.'

Trump calls some illegal immigrants as "animals"

May 17, 2018 10:56 am

Last month, Trump signed an executive order directing the deployment of military along the US-Mexico border to fight illegal immigration, asserting that the situation had reached "a point of crisis".


What is the Assam NRC and what it means to be left out of it

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

With 40 lakh people being left out of the Assam NRC, there is a huge debate on what their future is. Here's a look at what the Assam NRC is and how the government is addressing the controversies.