21 Nov 2014
Washington: US President Barack Obama on Friday used his executive power to announce a series of administrative measures to provide legal status to more than five million illegal immigrants in the country, including those from India.
24 Mar 2012
Some 11.5 million foreigners are living in the United States without proper immigration documents, according to estimates released by the US Department of Homeland Security.
31 Jan 2014
Washington: Endorsing the path to legal status for about 11 million illegal immigrants in US, including thousands of Indian-Americans, the opposition Republican Party has said that the visa and green card allocations need to reflect the market demand.
01 Sep 2016
Washington: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has stated clearly that there would be "no amnesty" for undocumented immigrants living in the US and would be deported if he was elected in the November 8 elections.
30 Jan 2013
Seizing an emerging consensus on immigration reform, President Barack Obama asked the US Congress to act fast to offer a "pathway to citizenship" for over 11 million illegal immigrants, including 240,000 from India.
07 Apr 2016
Washington: Criticising the "disturbing and hateful" poll rhetoric, First Lady Michelle Obama has asserted that America is a "nation of immigrants" and diversity will always be its greatest strength.
20 Nov 2014
Washington: US President Barack Obama has opted the popular platform of Facebook to inform Americans about his decision to take series of executive actions to fix the country's "broken" immigration system.
22 Aug 2015
Washington: Indian-American US Presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal has joined fellow Republican candidate Donald Trump in calling for an end to birthright citizenship for children born to illegal immigrants.
14 Nov 2014
Washington: President Barack Obama is poised to unveil executive action that will shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the US illegally from deportation, according to advocates in touch with the White House, an order that would set up a confrontation with Republican leaders.
07 Sep 2016
Vientiane: Beijing came under pressure at an Asean summit on Wednesday over its ‘illegal’ island building in the South China Sea, after the Philippines produced evidence it said showed fresh construction activity at a flashpoint shoal.