User: basavapatna Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Issues :: Illegal Immigrant
Last updated: Mar 23 2017 12:01 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Immigration under Obama: Victims share terror stories 23.3.2017 News
Over the course of the Obama administration, ICE agents gradually began to exercise more discretion
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MPs favour `classical language` status to Marathi 21.3.2017 Zee News : India National
A demand to according 'classical language' status to Marathi was on Tuesday supported by the Speaker in the Lok Sabha who called for a collective effort to achieve the objective.
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Relief for India Inc? No major change in H1-B visa regime, says Sitharaman 21.3.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Adds that US authorities' current priority is to focus on illegal immigrants
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US denies any major change in H1-B visa regime: Sitharaman 20.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The US has told India that there is no significant change in its H1-B visa regime, Parliament was informed on Monday
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US tells India no significant change in H1B visa regime 20.3.2017 deccanherald.com
The United States has conveyed to India that there is no significant change in the H1B visa regime, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today. Sitharaman said in Lok Sabha that India is articulating its concerns regarding the visa policy vigorously with the new administration in the US. However, the Minister said, there is no significant change in the H1B visa regime. "The fear, at least for 2017, is not proved to be correct. They (US authorities) are saying their current priority is to deal with the illegal immigrants," she said during Question Hour. Sitharaman said the issue was also taken up by the Commerce Minister recently with visiting Congressional delegation led by Bob Goodlatte and during the visit of Commerce Secretary and Foreign Secretary to the US during first week of March 2017. The Minister said Indias concerns on visa issues were articulated during the Strategic and Commerce Dialogue 2016 and Trade Policy Forum 2016 held in October, 2016. She said India had decided to continue their ...
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US tells India no significant change in H1B visa regime 20.3.2017 Zee News : India National
The United States has conveyed to India that there is no significant change in the H1B visa regime, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today.
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Living on the edge: Are America's deportation laws traumatising immigrants? 20.3.2017 News
Migrants are facing increased psychological trauma due to harsh new US immigration rules
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US tells India no significant change in H1B visa regime 20.3.2017 HBL: eWorld
The US has conveyed to India that there is no significant change in the H1B visa regime, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today. Sitharaman said in the Lok Sabha that India is articulatin...
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U.S. Homeland Security seeks proposals for wall with Mexico 18.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
The U. S. Department of Homeland Security has issued requests for proposals for prototypes for a wall along the Mexican border, saying ideally it should be 30 feet (9 meters) high and the wall facing the U. S. side should be "aesthetically pleasing in color. "
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Living on the edge: are America's deportation laws traumatising immigrants 18.3.2017 All International Stories
Undocumented migrants are facing psychological trauma due to harsh new US immigration rules
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Meghalaya CM bats for National Population Register 17.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday batted for registration of Indian citizens under the National Population Register to check illegal immigrants residing in India.
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'Stop immigration arrests inside US court houses' 17.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The chief justice of California's Supreme Court accused federal immigration authorities of "stalking" local courthouses as she joined several officials objecting to immigration detentions inside the state's courthouses.
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George Soros: When hate surges 17.3.2017 News
Contrary to Trump's claims, immigrants commit significantly less crime than native-born citizens
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Trump's budget seeks to boost military, slash other federal agencies 16.3.2017 Sify Finance
By Roberta Rampton and Richard Cowan
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Tripura families affected by border fencing being rehabilitated 16.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Families affected due to the construction of a fence along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura are being rehabilitated, a minister said here on Thursday.
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Donald Trump's first budget proposal generous to military; environment, aid face brunt 16.3.2017 DNA: Mumbai
President Donald Trump will ask the US Congress for dramatic cuts to many federal programs as he seeks to bulk up defense spending, start building a wall on the border with Mexico and spend more money deporting illegal immigrants. In a federal budget proposal with many losers, the Environmental Protection Agency and State Department stand out as targets for the biggest spending reductions. Funding would disappear altogether for 19 independent bodies that count on federal money for public broadcasting, the arts and regional issues from Alaska to Appalachia. Trump's budget outline is a bare-bones plan covering just "discretionary" spending for the 2018 fiscal year starting on October 1. It is the first volley in what is expected to be an intense battle over spending in coming months in Congress, which holds the federal purse strings and seldom approves presidents' budget plans. Congress, controlled by Trump's fellow Republicans, may reject some or many of his proposed cuts. Some of the proposed changes, ...
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H1-B visa applications for FY18 to be accepted from April 3 16.3.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Official announcement did not say till when it would continue accepting the H-1B petitions
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How online hate infiltrates social media and politics 16.3.2017 Business Standard: Tech World
For online hate groups, perception is reality
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Trump administration working on comprehensive immigration reform: White House 15.3.2017 BusinessLine - News
The Trump administration is working on a comprehensive immigration reform, the White House said today but declined to comment on whether changes would be made in the H-1B work visa programme, popular...
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Trump admin working on comprehensive immigration reform: WH 15.3.2017 deccanherald.com
The Trump administration is working on a comprehensive immigration reform, the White House said today but declined to comment on whether changes would be made in the H-1B work visa programme, popular among Indian IT professionals, before April 3. The White House was responding to a question on possible changes in the H-1B visas through an executive order before April 3 when the US Citizenship and Immigration Services starts accepting application for the next fiscal year beginning October 1, 2017. "I think weve talked about immigration in the past I think theres an entire comprehensive process thats being looked at in both in terms of how were preventing illegal immigration and then what were doing about legal immigration, whether its H-1Bs or K-1 or other visas that exist within the system," White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters at his daily news conference. "There is an entire look that is being taken with respect to the visa programme and - and we will probably - we will have more for ...
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