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Undocumented Indian immigrants have spending power of over USD 15 bn: US study

Over half a million undocumented Indian immigrants to the US hold a collective spending power of USD15.5 billion and contribute USD2.8...

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Immigration reform within first 100 days in office, says Vice President-elect Kamala Harris

Indian-American Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris vowed that the new Biden administration would send a comprehensive immigration reform...

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Banned US-based group Sikhs for Justice trying to destabilise India, says NIA spokesperson

A spokesperson for India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) revealed that US-based Pro-Khalistani secessionist group Sikhs for Justice...

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Indians figure as the largest community awaiting US green cards

More than 800,000 Indians are awaiting work-related green cards in the United States, according to data from the US Citizenship and...

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India, US working to solve visa issues, says Ministry of External Affairs

India is engaged with the US administration and its Congress on issues related to the movement of Indian professionals including those...

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Trump's order preventing H1-B visa holders from being hired by US government to affect Indian immigrants

US President Donald Trump signed an executive order preventing federal agencies from contracting or subcontracting foreign workers - mainly...

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174 Indians file lawsuit against Trump administration’s new H-1B visa policy

The lawsuit seeks to declare the presidential proclamation as unlawful and urges the court to compel the Department of State to issue...

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After mounting pressure and multiple lawsuits, Trump administration rescinds rule on foreign student visas

The Trump administration has been under tremendous pressure after the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the new rule...

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Google, Facebook, Microsoft join lawsuit against rule barring international students from staying in the US

Additionally, 17 states and the District of Columbia have also filed a lawsuit against the new temporary visa policy for international...

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30 US Senators, 136 Congressmen urge Trump administration to reverse order on international students

On July 6, the ICE declared that non-immigrant F-1 and M-1 students who are attending schools which have shifted their entire operations...

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Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration as US lawmakers, educators speak out against student visa restrictions

Following the recent guidelines imposing restrictions on foreign students in the United States, several US Congressman and top educational...

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40 per cent of Indian-Americans worried about financial impact of COVID-19: Study

A survey by a diaspora organisation in the United States found that two in five Indian-Americans are worried about their long-term financial...

Covid-19

Over 160 illegal immigrants to arrive in India from USA tomorrow

Around 160 illegal Indian immigrants, including 132 from Haryana and Punjab, will be arriving in India tomorrow after they were deported...

Covid-19

Visa rules, red tape block NRI doctors in US from joining fight against COVID-19 outbreak

Non-Resident Indian doctors in the USA are being forced by red tape and immigration regulations to remain on the sidelines of the fight...

Covid-19 Analysis & Commentary

Indian-American activist calls for extension of OCI card renewal deadline

Following a statement issued by the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs about the deadline for renewal of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards,...

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929 Indians deported from US in first seven months of 2019: Reports

According to official data, the United States deported 929 Indians, including 42 women, during the first seven months of 2019.

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Over 200,000 Indians waiting for family-sponsored US Green Cards: Immigration data

According to the latest official immigration data from the United States, over 227,000 Indians have been waiting for their family-sponsored...

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Indian immigrants on hunger strike in the US ‘forced to hydrate’

Three Indian men seeking asylum in the United States of America have been forcibly made to receive intravenous drips after being on hunger...

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