Sham University

  • Another sham university? US initiates action July 29, 2011

    Washington: Authorities in US have initiated action against another university, this time in the suburb of Washington, where an overwhelming number of students are from India with majority of them reportedly from Andhra Pradesh. However, based on their experience of the "shamed" Tri Valley University in...
  • US assures fair solution for TVU students February 16, 2011

    Washington: The United States has assured India of providing 'fair solution' to Indian students affected by the closer of California-based Tri Valley University, which has been accused of a massive visa fraud. The Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs William Burns has assured Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, during a...
  • ICE may reinstate TVU students' visas February 6, 2011

    Washington: The US Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) has indicated that it is ready to consider reinstating the immigration status of those Indian students, who have lost their student visas due to the closure of a California-based 'sham' university. "We received a message from ICE today,...
  • US comments on radio tagging disturbing: Sibal February 2, 2011

    New Delhi: HRD Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday termed as "disturbing" the comments of a US diplomat calling ankle monitors tagged on some Indian students in California as "very hip and happening." "Comments of the US official (on ankle monitors tagged on some Indian students) are...
  • Visa fraud: 'sham' varsity blames Indian staffer February 1, 2011

    Washington: The California University accused of a massive "visa fraud" by US immigration officials says the charges against the college are "baseless" and that it has not cheated any student. The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) claims that the college acted as a front for a massive immigration racket. ...