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Sep 23, 2018
US seeks to curtail green cards for immigrants using public aid, says use of Medicaid, housing vouchers can result in disqualificationThe US Department of Homeland Security said current and past receipt of certain public benefits above thresholds would be considered "a heavily weighed negative factor" in granting green cards as well as temporary stays.
Sep 12, 2018
International human rights bodies urge Australia to impose sanctions, end military ties with Myanmar over Rohingya genocideThe four organisations urged Australia to support the international call to refer the Rohingya case to the International Criminal Court.
Aug 27, 2018
Peru prime minister says 'unprepared' for Venezuela migrant influx, but vows 'solidarity' with arrivalsPrime Minister Cesar Villanueva on Monday said that Peru was "not prepared" for the huge flow of migrants streaming in from crisis-wracked Venezuela but insisted that his country would stand in "solidarity" with the arrivals
Aug 03, 2018
Of no fixed abode: NRC is confusing process, says Bengali-speaking Bihari family of 9; only one member named in final draftSantosh was confident that names of his family members will be in the final draft when, along with a few of his neighbours, he went to the nearest NRC Sewa Kendra (NSK) to check the list. Most of his family members' names had appeared in the first draft, Santosh says.
Aug 02, 2018
UAE's 90-day amnesty programme gets robust response on first day with debt-laden foreign workers lining upOver 15,000 illegal Indians in the United Arab Emirates will hopefully take advantage of the 90-day amnesty window as of 1 August
Aug 01, 2018
UAE launches three-month visa amnesty programme; scheme aimed at helping illegal foreign workers return homeThe UAE said that labourers from countries like India will benefit from the amnesty scheme, which will facilitate a smooth return to their home countries.
Jul 31, 2018
Jammu West Assembly Movement (JWAM) seeks deportation of Rohingya and Bangladeshi Muslims from JammuThe Jammu West Assembly Movement (JWAM) on Monday demanded deportation of Rohingya and Bangladeshi Muslims, fast-tracking development projects and dissolution of state assembly
Jul 16, 2018
Mamata Banerjee directs West Bengal districts to prevent entry of people excluded from NRC, sets up showdown with AssamWest Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has put herself in the forefront of yet another another possible “flare up” with Assam government.
Jul 11, 2018
United States puts visa restrictions on Burma and Laos for refusing to accept deported nationalsThe Trump Administration on Tuesday announced visa sanctions against Burma and Laos, alleging that the two countries were not cooperating with it in accepting their citizens who have been deported from the United States.
Jun 29, 2018
UN chief Antonio Guterres to visit Cox's Bazar to assess Rohingya migrants' situation, highlight Bangladesh's generosityAntonio Guterres and Jim Yong Kim will travel to Cox's Bazar on 2 July to visit Rohingya refugee communities and humanitarian workers and advocate for more donor support.