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Clock running out to avert U.S. government shutdown as Trump blames Democrats 19.1.2018 Reuters: World News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Racing against a midnight deadline, the U.S. Congress will try on Friday to send President Donald Trump legislation to keep the government operating and avoid federal agency shutdowns that would otherwise begin on Saturday.
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US House, Senate in scramble as government shutdown looms 19.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A shutdown of the US federal government is looming with opposition in the House and Senate to a Republican bill that would keep the government open for another month.
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RSS-backed outfit to organise meet on border security; West Bengal, Tripura Governors to attend 19.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Two Governors — Keshari Nath Tripathi of West Bengal and Tathagata Roy of Tripura — have confirmed their participation in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s (RSS) border management conference in Febr...
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US shutdown looms amid immigration feud 19.1.2018 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Washington The US Government is days away from a shutdown as lawmakers and the... more »
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Trump Appointee Resigns After Racist, Sexist And Anti-Gay Remarks 19.1.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
An appointee of President Donald Trump has resigned from the federal agency that runs AmeriCorps and other service programs after remarks he made disparaging blacks, Muslims, gays, women, veterans...
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India posts biggest increase in immigrants becoming US citizens: Pew study 19.1.2018 News
By 2015, as many as 80% of eligible immigrants from India opted to become American citizens, as against 69% in 2005
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US naturalisation rates increase high among Indians: study 19.1.2018 General News
Between 2005 and 2015, India, along with Ecuador, posted the biggest increase among origin countries for eligible immigrants opting to become American citizens, a study has found. By 2015, as many as 80 per cent of eligible immigrants from India opted to become American citizens, as against 69 per cent in 2005, thus registering an increase of 12 percentage point, the Pew Research Center has said. Ecuador from Africa also registered a similar 12 percentage point increase during the same period. During this period, the total number of naturalised immigrants in the US increased from 14.4 million in 2005 to 19.8 million in 2015, a 37 per cent increase. "By 2015, eligible immigrants from India had one of the higher naturalisation rates (80 per cent) due to a 12- percentage-point increase in its naturalisation rate since 2005. Only eligible immigrants from Ecuador (68 per cent in 2015) had as large an increase," Pew said. "This is a bigger increase than for US immigrants ...
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U.S. Congress to vote Thursday for funding bill to avoid government shutdown 18.1.2018 Reuters: World News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress stepped up their efforts to pass a temporary extension in funding government operations and avert a shutdown, scheduling a vote on the measure for later Thursday.
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Firm to pay man for not providing immigration svc in Canada 18.1.2018 General News
The apex consumer commission has directed an immigration consultancy firm to pay Rs 1.5 lakh to a man for not providing him post-arrival immigration services in Canada, despite accepting the payment for it. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) however reduced the amount of compensation as directed by the state consumer commission from Rs three lakh to Rs 50,000 considering that the man got a visa and permanent residency (PR) card in Canada. The commission directed the immigration firm to pay the man a total amount of Rs 1.15 lakh, comprising Rs 65,000 as refund and a compensation of Rs 50,000 for deficiency. "It is true that the complainant must have suffered mental agony and physical harassment due to lack of post- arrival services, a compensation of Rs three lakh awarded by the State Commission seems to be on a very high side because the opposite parties have fulfilled all the obligations as per the agreement... "In the facts and circumstances of
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State Racism Meets Neoliberalism 18.1.2018 The Wire

In Myanmar, state racism isn't just perpetrated by its military, but liberals like Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Trump's immigration positions 'uninformed', says his chief of staff John Kelly 18.1.2018 Hindustan Times - world
“A concrete wall from sea to shining sea” is not going to happen, Kelly is reported to have told lawmakers on Wednesday during immigration negotiations.
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Immigration Tensions Roil US Congress As Shutdown Looms 18.1.2018 NDTV News - Latest
With barely two days before the US government runs out of money, and President Donald Trump feuding with Democrats over immigration, Republican congressional leaders scrambled Wednesday to avoid an...
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Trump's immigration plan: Risks ahead for US govt as shutdown fears loom 17.1.2018 News
Two of the Republicans involved in the discussions complained on Monday that the days-long controversy over Mr. Trump's comment had imperiled hopes for an agreement
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460 Indians deported by the U.S in 2017 16.1.2018 Hindu: Home
New report links immigration control to terrorism, assimilation
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No Rohingya entry since 2014: Rijiju 16.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Sharp decline in insurgency-related incidents in Northeast, says Rijiju
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Key UK panel for clarity on Indian, non-EU students, illegal migrants 15.1.2018 Hindustan Times - world
The home affairs committee of UK Parliament called on the Theresa May government to drop the Conservative Party’s target since 2010 of reducing net migration to “tens of thousands” per year.
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UK Parliament body wants review of immigration target 15.1.2018 General News
A new report released today by a cross-party parliamentary committee has called on the UK government to drop its annual target of reducing immigration to the country by "tens of thousands". The House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee said its "National Conversation on Immigration" had revealed that British public viewed the target as "damaging" to the national interest. "The debate about immigration and the net migration target means that students in India are now looking elsewhere, to our competitors," an unnamed university marketing manager was quoted as saying in the report. Indians are the largest migrant group from outside the European Union (EU) to be based in the UK, according to UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS). Around 305,000 people born in India are estimated to have moved to the UK between July 2016 and June 2017, making it the most common migrant nationality after the EU countries of Poland, Romania and the Republic of Ireland. "We are in ...
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India, UK sign MoU on illegal migrants 15.1.2018 Deccan Herald - National
India and United Kingdom have signed two agreements to share data on criminal records to tackle international criminality and return illegal Indian migrants who are living in Britain. The agreements were signed by Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, who is on a visit to the UK, and Minister of Immigration Caroline Nokes.The new two-way deals reflect increased co-operation between the two countries. The signing of agreements comes as India has sought UKs help in early extradition of liquor baron Vijay Mallya from Britain for trial in loan default and money laundering cases in India.The MoU on criminal records exchange will lead to British and Indian law enforcement agencies sharing criminal records information, fingerprints and intelligence. This will assist police protecting public from known criminals, including sex offenders. It will also allow the courts in both countries to access more information to support tougher sentencing decisions. The agreement on returns paves the way for a quicker and ...
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Donald Trump Says ‘I’m Not a Racist,’ Keeps Door Open for DACA Deal 15.1.2018 The Wire

Trump's comment comes days after he was reported describing immigrants from Haiti and African countries as coming from "shithole countries".

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Trump says he's 'the least racist person' in fallout from immigrant slur 15.1.2018 News
'I am not a racist,' Trump said in response to a shouted question from reporters
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