User: basavapatna Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Type :: Citizenship
Last updated: Jul 06 2020 15:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Trump’s H-1B visa ban ignores foreign workers’ billion-dollar contribution to US welfare schemes 6.7.2020 Scroll.in
These schemes only cover US citizens and don’t even benefit H-1B holders.
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PIOs aiding Covid fight among '2020 Great Immigrants' 2.7.2020 Rediff: News
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee, and Professor of Economics at Harvard University Raj Chetty have been named by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as '2020 Great Immigrants' honourees, the Corporation said in a statement on Wednesday.
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Indian-American Pulitzer Winner, Harvard Professor Honoured In US 2.7.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Two renowned Indian-Americans who have contributed towards the efforts in mitigating the COVID-19 health crisis are among the 38 immigrants honoured by a prestigious American foundation ahead of US...
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Trump Order On H1-B Leaves Many US Workers Stuck In India 30.6.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Natasha Bhat learned in late February that her father-in-law had suddenly died. Bhat, 35, recently recalled how she grabbed a backpack and hustled her U.S.-born 4-year-old son to the San Francisco...
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H-1B: What you need to know about Donald Trump’s executive order suspending US work visas till 2021 23.6.2020 Scroll.in
Trump cited the impact of the Covid crisis on the US economy as justification for suspending H-1Bs, though it also fits in with his anti-immigration platform.
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‘So much for Namaste Trump’: Suspension of H-1B visas provokes condemnation in US and India 23.6.2020 Scroll.in
‘It’s pretty incredible how many of the smartest people in Silicon Valley came here on H1B visas.’
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India's dwindling circle of friends 23.6.2020 Rediff: News
'India is now surrounded on its north, west and east by unfriendly neighbours -- Pakistan, China, Nepal and Bangladesh -- some of whom are openly inimical,' notes Amulya Ganguli.
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Suspension Of Work Visas To Free Nearly 5.25 Lakh Jobs In US: White House 23.6.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The temporary suspension of foreign work visas including H-1B and L1, that benefit Indian IT professionals, is expected to free up to 5,25,000 jobs in the US, senior administration officials said...
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Priti Patel Heads Up UK's New Windrush Review Panel 22.6.2020 NDTV News - Latest
UK Home Secretary Priti Patel on Monday launched a new cross-government review panel to address issues faced by the country's immigrant communities to mark the National Windrush Day, observed in...
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26/11 plotter Rana rearrested in US on India's request 20.6.2020 Rediff: News
Rana, 59, a childhood friend of David Coleman Headley, was recently released from jail on compassionate ground after he told a US court that he has tested positive for the COVID-19.
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Who are the immigrant 'Dreamers' affected by the U.S. Supreme Court ruling? 18.6.2020 Reuters: World News
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration erred in ending a program that offered work permits and protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, a group often called the "Dreamers." ...
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Two Northern Irishmen to be extradited over Vietnamese truck deaths 12.6.2020 Reuters: World News
Two Northern Irishmen are set to be extradited to Britain to face manslaughter charges over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found in the back of a truck near London last year, Ireland's courts heard on Friday.
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New Zealand To Change Border Rules After "Avatar" Row 12.6.2020 NDTV News - Latest
New Zealand will ease its coronavirus border controls, the government said Friday, after a decision to let Hollywood director James Cameron into the country to film an "Avatar" sequel prompted anger...
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As Donald Trump tightens immigration rules, Indian tech students ditch the American Dream for Canada 11.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Canada’s policies incentivise students and fast-track citizenship applications.
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‘Blood’: When the NRI is caught between a country he has left behind and one he cannot call home 8.6.2020 Scroll.in
Despite being a global citizen, Tapan, the protagonist of this Sunil Gangopadhyay novel, finds old humiliations and hurts hard to let go.
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Amit Shah’s description of undocumented migrants as ‘termites’ was misinterpreted, claims Ram Madhav 4.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The BJP leader also said his party does not support statements made by some of its members blaming Muslims for the spread of Covid-19 in India.
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In US protests, affirmation for Indians who believe in the possibilities of collective resistance 3.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
What can Indians do to create the space for resistance against repressive majoritarian politics?
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Trump faces election risks in looming Supreme Court ruling on 'Dreamers' 1.6.2020 Reuters: World News
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision expected in the coming weeks on the fate of the young immigrants known as "Dreamers" could cause an election-year headache for President Donald Trump - even if he wins the legal battle.
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H-1B Bill Moved In US Congress To Give Priority To US-Educated Foreigners 23.5.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a legislation in both the chambers of the US Congress proposing major reforms in skilled non-immigrant visa programmes by giving priority to US-educated...
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Covid-19: Modi will soon take decision to bring back OCI card holders stranded in US, says minister 18.5.2020 Scroll.in
The minister of state for external affairs said Modi was ‘personally aware’ of their problems and has ‘no doubt about their Indianness’.
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