User: basavapatna Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Type :: Family Quota
Last updated: Jan 21 2019 22:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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UK begins EU citizen registration amid uncertainty, stress 21.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Millions of EU citizens living in Britain can register from Monday for settled status after Brexit but a research group warned that many could still be left out in the cold and some EU nationals are attending support groups to cope with the stress.
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Want to be Danish? You'd better shake hands 18.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Afghan-born Sakandar Khan, 30, was among the first nine new Danish citizens who shook hands with Denmark's immigration minister under a new law that makes a handshake the final step in the naturalisation process.
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Is Ireland a good place to study? 17.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Post Brexit, Irish universities are seeing a surge in applications says Barry O'Driscoll, senior spokesperson for Education in Ireland.
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Indian man, 27 Thailand women arrested in fake marriage scam 15.1.2019 Zee News : World
Police officials said they checked more than 8,000 Indians living in Thailand and found that 127 of them unlawfully obtained residential visas.
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More Indians seeking to migrate to Canada due to 'push factors' , says Canadian report 9.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
More Indians seeking to migrate to Canada due to 'push factors' , says Canadian report
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'They will kill me': Saudi woman to seek asylum after fleeing family to Thailand 7.1.2019 Reuters: World News
An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family and barricaded herself inside a Bangkok airport hotel to prevent being expelled by Thai authorities has left the airport after talks with the United Nations refugee agency, an official said on Monday.
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Thailand, UNHCR confer on Saudi teen barricaded in Thai hotel 7.1.2019 Reuters: World News
An 18-year-old Saudi woman who said her family wants to kill her barricaded herself inside an airport hotel in Bangkok to prevent being expelled by Thai immigration authorities who on Monday halted a plan to put her on a plane to Kuwait.
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Thailand halts plan to expel Saudi teen barricaded in her hotel room 7.1.2019 Reuters: Top News
Thailand halted plans on Monday to expel an 18-year-old Saudi woman fleeing her family after she barricaded herself inside an airport hotel to prevent immigration officials putting her on a flight to Kuwait.
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Saudi teen barricades herself in Thai hotel to stop being returned to family 7.1.2019 Reuters: World News
An 18-year-old Saudi woman fleeing her family barricaded herself inside a Thai airport hotel on Monday, refusing to allow immigration officials to escort her on to a flight to Kuwait and saying she fears her family will kill her.
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Rights group urges Thailand not to return Saudi woman fleeing family 7.1.2019 Reuters: World News
A human rights group urged Thai authorities on Monday to halt plans to deport an 18-year-old Saudi woman who says she is fleeing abuse from her family and fears they will kill her if she is returned home.
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Ending Country Quota In Green Cards May Benefit India, China: Report 2.1.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Indian-Americans, most of whom are highly skilled and come to the US mainly on the H-1B work visas, suffer the most at the hand of the current immigration system.
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Ending Green Card Cap May Let India Lead Path To US Citizenship: Report 2.1.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Eliminating the country quota from the most sought-after Green Cards will end the current discrimination in the US labour market, but would allow countries like India and China to dominate the path to...
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Indian Students, Workers To Benefit From UK's Post-Brexit Visa Strategy 20.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The UK government has released a White Paper on its post-Brexit visas and immigration strategy, which is expected to benefit Indian students and professionals as it focuses on skills rather than...
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UK's post-Brexit visa strategy to benefit Indian students, professionals 20.12.2018 Zee News : World
The UK's future skills-based immigration system, tabled in the House of Commons on Wednesday by UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid, removes any cap on highly-skilled migrants.
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US court to hear case against spouse visa authorisation of H-1B holders 20.12.2018 Financial Chronicle
Washington A top US court has given the go ahead for hearing a lawsuit challenging the work authorisation to H-4 visa holders after the Trump administration delayed a formal notification over the issue that can impact spouses of H-1B visa holders, mostly Indians. The Barack Obama administration in 2015 allowed H4 visa-holders, mainly spouses of the H-1B visa-holders, to be gainfully employed in the US. The group ‘Save Jobs USA’ took the matter to appeals court after a district court upheld the Obama administration's decision. H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US firms to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations. H-4 visas are issued to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India. The US Court of Appeals, District of Columbia, ordered that the motion to schedule briefing and oral argument be granted and this case challenging work authorisation of H-4 visa holders “be removed from abeyance.” At least three times, the Trump ...
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US Court To Hear Case Against Spouse Visa Authorisation Of H-1B Holders 19.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A top US court has given the go ahead for hearing a lawsuit challenging the work authorisation to H-4 visa holders after the Trump administration delayed a formal notification over the issue that can...
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Statue of Liberty climber guilty of trespassing for immigration protest 18.12.2018 Reuters: World News
A woman who climbed the Statue of Liberty's stone pedestal to protest U.S. immigration policy declared in federal court on Monday she would do it again to call attention to the plight of families separated at the border and was found guilty of ...
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Many U.S.-bound caravan migrants disperse as asylum process stalls 8.12.2018 Reuters: World News
Thousands of Central American migrants spent weeks traveling north through Mexico in caravans, walking and hitching rides when possible, only for many to give up hope and turn back when they met resistance at the U.S. border.
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Japan opens door wider to foreign blue-collar workers despite criticism 8.12.2018 Reuters: Money News
Japan, in a major policy shift, enacted on Saturday a law to let in more foreign, blue-collar workers to ease a labour shortage, despite criticism it was too hastily crafted and risked exposing the workers to exploitation.
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As Japan considers allowing more foreigners, tiny rural town wants to go further 6.12.2018 Reuters: World News
Brazilian Luan Dartora Taniuti settled in the remote municipality of Akitakata in southwest Japan when he was nine. Leonel Maia of East Timor has been there nearly seven years. Filipina Gladys Gayeta is a newly arrived trainee factory worker, but must leave in less than three ...
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