User: basavapatna Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Issues :: Illegal Immigrant
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Fresh plea in SC favouring deportation of illegal Rohingyas 24.9.2017 Hindu: News
The plea may be heard along with the PIL filed by two Rohingya Muslim refugees challenging deportation, which is likely to come up for hearing on October 3.
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Bangladesh Hindus cut down Durga Puja expense to fund Rohingyas 24.9.2017 Zee News : South Asia
The puja celebration committees across Bangladesh had been asked to save and establish a fund to aid to the Rohingya refugees.
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Fresh plea in Supreme Court favouring deportation of illegal Rohingyas 24.9.2017 BusinessLine - News
A fresh petition has been filed in the Supreme Court favouring the Centre’s stand to identify and deport to Mayanmar around 40,000 illegal Rohingya Muslims staying here. The plea may be heard alon...
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ERROR: Missing Story Title 24.9.2017 Kangla Online
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Biren Singh tightens security over possible Rohingya influx 23.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
Imphal (Manipur) , Sept 23 : Chief Minister of Manipur N. Biren Singh, on Friday, said that stringent security measures have been taken up at the border areas of Manipur, sensing the possibility of a mass influx in the backdrop of the recent large scale violence in Rakhine province of neighbouring Myanmar.
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HC refuses bail to Bangladeshi man held for dacoity, illegal immigration 23.9.2017 deccanherald.com
A Bangladeshi national has been languishing in jail for the past four years without even being produced before a trial court. The 27-year-old Khokan Khan was arrested by the city police in a robbery case in 2013. He, along with Mohammed Sagar, a native of West Bengal, was accused of robbing a person by sneaking into a house in Subramanyapura. Sagar managed to get the bail while Khan has not even been produced before the court. Both were also said to be involved in a similar criminal offence in Delhi. On September 18, a petition seeking bail before the High Court of Karnataka was rejected on the grounds that he had entered the country illegally and committed the crime here. Justice Rathnakala refused to grant bail and said, "The petitioners stay in the country cannot be legalised by granting bail." The petitioners counsel, M Krishne Gowda, claimed that Khan was issued a voters identity card by the Election Commission of India which he has not yet produced before the trial court. Assistant Solicitor ...
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Giving Rohingyas refuge not in Indian Muslims' interest: Sena 23.9.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
The Shiv Sena today said if India is forced to provide shelter to Rohingya immigrants under pressure from "vote-hungry" politicians, it would not bode well for Muslims in the country.The Sena, an ally of the BJP, also questioned the patriotism of those advocating refuge to the community which is fleeing Myanmar."Having sympathy for these people for votes is the height of anti-nationalism. Already, Pakistanis and Bangladeshis are living here in lakhs. If Rohingyas also get added now due to these vote-hungry politicians, it will not be long before what happened in Myanmar happens here as well. A
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Manipur CM Biren Singh tightens security over possible Rohingya influx 23.9.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The CM said 1,211 houses were covered wherein 265 suspicious immigrants have been rounded up and 107 have been pushed back
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Sushma Swaraj 'strongly' raises H1B visa issue with US Secretary of State Tillerson 23.9.2017 India Today| Must Read
It was not clear what Sushma Swaraj wanted done about the H1B, a category of temporary visas for professionally qualified people, as there has as yet been no changes to that visa system.
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Politics over refugees 23.9.2017 Hindu: Letters
 Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s statement that the Rohingya are “illegal immigrants” is a falsehood (“Rajnath: Rohingya are illegal immigrants, not refugees”, September 22). The truth is that the...
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We are refugees and not illegal immigrants, Rohingyas tells SC 23.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A Rohingya petitioner on Friday told the Supreme Court that they were not illegal immigrants but refugees who fled Myanmar and came to India for shelter in wake of their persecution on the grounds of their religion and community identity and were entitled to all protection under the international conventions on refugees and treaties.
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Sushma Swaraj takes up H1B visas with US, Tillerson thanks for help in Afghanistan 22.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj took up the issues of H1B visas and the rights of illegal immigrant children when she met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday morning.
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UK banks to carry out immigration checks 22.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
UK banks will carry out immigration checks on 70 million current accounts from January in the biggest extension of Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to create a "hostile environment" for illegal immigrants in Britain, the media reported.
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Govt must protect land from illegal migrants: Brahma 22.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Govt must protect land from illegal migrants: Brahma
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Rohingyas are illegal immigrants: Rajnath 22.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Rohingyas are illegal immigrants: Rajnath
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Myanmar willing to take back Rohingyas, What's the problem?,: Rajnath 21.9.2017 deccanherald.com
Taking on the government's critics, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asked why they should object to deporting illegal immigrants if Myanmar is willing to take back the Rohingyas. His comments, made at the 'National Seminar on Good Governance, Development and Human Rights' organised by the National Human Rights Commission, follows the MHA's affidavit supporting the government's stand to deport them. The NHRC had asked the home ministry for a report saying its intervention in allowing the Rohingya is "appropriate from the human rights angle." "Rohingya are not refugees. They have not come here after following proper procedures. No Rohingya has applied for asylum. They are illegal immigrants," he said. Singh also said that India is not violating any international convention and is not a signatory to the 1951 UN Refugees Convention. On Monday, the MHA submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court saying Rohingya pose a serious security threat to India. He also added that providing facilities to the ...
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Congress asks Centre to make public evidence of Rohingyas' link with IS 21.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Congress on Thursday asked the government to make public whatever evidence it has of some of the Rohingya refugees having links with IS and take action against them as per Indian laws, but also maintained all of them should not be painted as "terrorists".
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Rohingya are illegal immigrants: Rajnath 21.9.2017 Hindu: National
“We have to think about the rights of our own people”
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West Bengal petitions SC on Rohingya kids; 'illegal immigrants', says Rajnath 21.9.2017 TOI: India
At a seminar on good governance and human rights organised by the National Human Rights Commission in New Delhi on Thursday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the Rohingya are "illegal immigrants, not refugees".
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'We are not a threat to anyone, don't treat us as terrorists' 21.9.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Rohingyas hoping desperately that the Indian government does not deport them.
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