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28 per cent hike in US visas for Indians in 2017, 40 per cent drop for Pak

The data showed that Indian nationals received 87,049 visas in April and 97,925 visas in March this year.

29 May 2017 5:51 PM

Pope says he wants to work for peace with Trump, not sway his decisions

Speculation has swirled about possible conversation topics at their May 24 audience.

14 May 2017 9:55 AM

UK PM May’s stand to cut immigration below 100,000 could damage ties with India

The pledge to bring immigration below 100,000 will form part of her Conservative Party’s manifesto for the June 8 general election.

09 May 2017 8:32 AM

Arun Jaitley says liberalisation will prevail over protectionism

Finance Minister expects India to achieve an economic growth of 7 per cent or above.

08 May 2017 1:22 PM

US judge blocks Donald Trump’s threat to withhold ‘sanctuary city’ funds

US District Judge William Orrick said that the president has no authority to attach new conditions to federal spending.

26 Apr 2017 10:57 AM


Dad’s dud biz led Sagar Thakkar to crime

IRS scamster sold pen drives as a teen before setting up call centres.

19 Apr 2017 1:55 AM

1,470 economists send Trump letter to support immigrants

It notes that immigrants start businesses, are clustered in math and science and can offset economic drags from baby boomer retirements.

12 Apr 2017 9:04 PM

To attract more foreigners, govt relaxes e-visa regime

Another new category of visa, titled Film or (F) visa has also been introduced with maximum duration of 1 year with multiple entry facility.

31 Mar 2017 8:35 PM

Immigration and protectionism

During the campaign, the tycoon pledged to construct a U.S.-Mexico border wall to stop illegal immigration from Mexico.

15 Mar 2017 3:54 AM

Immigration & Protectionism

A widely held view across America is that jobs are being usurped by the immigrants, refugees and outsiders.

14 Mar 2017 1:10 AM


Delhi court sets aside jail term of Nigerian living illegally

According to the appeal filed by the Nigerian national, his counsel failed to properly guide him which led to miscarriage of justice.

28 Feb 2017 3:13 PM

US-born Muslim scientist detained, forced to unlock NASA-issued phone

CAIR filed numerous complaints against CBP for demanding that Muslim-American citizens give up their details when they return to US.

14 Feb 2017 12:03 PM

Rights groups alarmed as US immigration officers arrest 680 in raids last week

John Kelly said in a statement that 75% of the immigrants arrested have criminal records, ranging from homicide to DUI.

14 Feb 2017 9:28 AM

Study shows higher immigration levels do not result in increased crime

Previous research has also shown that immigrants are less likely to commit crimes than native-born Americans.

12 Feb 2017 6:29 PM

Airports are a glimpse of a nation

The first thing that struck this traveller was the panoply of power by the privileged.

08 Feb 2017 6:10 AM


Need to get rid of Indians: Letter at South Asian family's door

The regional Anti-Defamation League office is seeing an uptick in reports of racially offensive leaflets in the first month of 2017.

06 Feb 2017 3:10 PM

Trump blasts courts for blocking travel ban, warns of 'peril'

Early on Sunday, a US appeals court rejected an urgent government request to reinstate Trump's controversial ban.

06 Feb 2017 9:54 AM

Iran allows US wrestling team in after travel ban suspended

Trump issued an executive order last week banning nationals from seven nations - including Iran.

05 Feb 2017 1:32 PM

Trump lashes out at travel ban ruling by 'so-called judge'

The State Department said that up to 60,000 people from the seven targeted countries had their visas canceled as a result of the order.

04 Feb 2017 8:32 PM

Immigration crackdown works 'very nicely': Trump

In an executive order, Trump halted entry of refugees for 120 days and imposed new travel controls from certain Muslim majority countries.

29 Jan 2017 8:15 AM