Illegal Immigrants

  • Indian couple arrested for illegally taking workers to US 04-12-2013 07:15 AM

    New York: An Indian couple in Kentucky has been arrested for illegally bringing Indians into the US and making them work long hours for low wages at their fast food restaurants. Federal prosecutors have charged Amrutlal Patel and his wife, Dakshaben Patel, both 46, with housing, transporting and employing illegal...
  • Nigerian murder case: Second accused arrested by Goa police 10-11-2013 09:52 AM

    Panaji: Goa Police has arrested the second accused in connection with the murder of a Nigerian national, which had sparked protests by his fellow countrymen, who had created ruckus and blocked a national highway. Superintendent of Police (North) Priyanka Kashyap confirmed that accused Praveen Manohar Mandrekar was arrested on Saturday...
  • Goa Police justifies crackdown against Nigerians 10-11-2013 08:00 AM

    The Goa Police has justified its crackdown against Nigerians saying that out of 51 Nigerians arrested last week, only one has a valid passport. Only 8 to 10 people have photocopies of their passport and visa. Only 19 Nigerians are registered with Goa FRRO. Police figures show arrest of 116...
  • Saudis round up thousands of illegal immigrants 06-11-2013 08:34 AM

    Dubai: Saudi authorities rounded up thousands of illegal foreign workers at the start of a nationwide crackdown ultimately aimed at creating more jobs for locals, media reported on Tuesday. Hundreds of thousands of workers have already left the kingdom following a grace period of seven months during which authorities told...
  • 'Zinda Bhaag' to represent Pakistan at the Oscars 02-11-2013 02:18 PM

    'Zinda Bhaag', a light-hearted comedy about illegal immigration will represent Pakistan at the Oscars. It is first Pakistan to make it to the Oscars in 50 years. The movie is a tribute to Lahore film industry is 70s, 80s. ...
  • Bangladeshi woman gets back her 5-year-old jailed son 14-08-2013 09:22 PM

    Balurghat (West Bengal): A Bangladeshi woman, who approached the Calcutta High Court for the release of her five-year-old son from a local jail where he was lodged with his father, on Wednesday was reunited with him after almost six months. At the instruction of South Dinajpur District Magistrate Tapas Chowdhury,...
  • Rally in Washington for immigration reform 11-04-2013 11:59 AM

    Washington: Thousands of immigrants and activists held a rally at the US Capitol to urge Congress to overhaul the immigration system for over 11 million illegal immigrants, including some 260,000 Indians, living in the shadows. The show of support for comprehensive immigration reforms came on Wednesday even as the so-called...
  • Obama's uncle is an illegal immigrant: Official 01-09-2011 07:55 AM

    Boston: A federal official says President Barack Obama's uncle, an illegal immigrant charged with drunken driving in Massachusetts last week, was ordered by an immigration judge to leave the country almost two decades ago. The official says a deportation order was issued against Onyango Obama in 1992. The official spoke...
  • UK: illegal Indian immigrant faces deportation 25-05-2011 09:12 AM

    London: An illegal immigrant from India, who failed to secure asylum and has been living here for the past 10 years, was apprehended by the authorities after he crashed his car into a pole while being drunk, and now faces deportation. Indian-born Surinderjit Singh, 37, hid from the authorities in...
  • Illegal immigration in Assam, a poll factor? 06-04-2011 08:39 PM

    February 1983, Assam's infamous Nellie massacre took place in which close to 3000 Bangladeshi migrants were butchered in cold blood. 28 years on, the memories remain and so does the issue of illegal immigrants. ...
  • Illegal Indian immigration poses big problem for UK 20-07-2008 12:30 AM

    London: Former captain Geoffrey Boycott has questioned England's ability to play spin on the turning sub-continent pitches after they lost three quick wickets in the first Test against India in Ahmedabad. After India declared at a mammoth 521 for eight on the second evening, opener Nick Compton, James Anderson and...
  • Rajasthan goes after Bangladeshis, arrests 5 20-05-2008 06:48 PM

    Hove: Batsman Marlon Samuels is expected to finally link up with the West Indies touring party here on Tuesday from India, where he was part of the Pune Warriors India squad in the ongoing Indian Premier League. The Jamaican was one of the three players yet to join the squad...
  • US plans to end Green Card route 23-05-2007 01:06 PM

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