Immigration Issue Heats Up in U.S. As Democrats Support DACA, Reuniting Families Act
Nancy Pelosi gave an 8-hour speech on the House floor on DACA, a day after the Reuniting Families Act was brought up by several Democrats.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Invited to Attend Solar Alliance Summit in India
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will attend the International Solar Alliance summit in New Delhi at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
UK Royal Mail Releases Stamp Featuring Indian-Origin Princess
Indian princess Sophia Alexandra Duleep Singh is featured on one of the eight stamps released to mark the centenary of the suffragette movement.
Trump Administration to Set Up National Vetting Center For Immigrants
“The federal government’s current vetting efforts are ad hoc, which impedes our ability to keep up with today’s threats,” White House said.
Not Getting India Visa Due to Adani Coverage, Says Indian-Origin Journalist in Australia
A team of journalists from Australia is not getting visas to visit India due to a report on the Adani Group, Amruta Slee said.
Saudi Arabia’s Ban on Foreign Workers in 12 Sectors to Hit Indians
Foreign workers have been banned from jobs in various retail and sales sectors to boost employment for Saudi nationals.
Missing Merchant Ship Carrying 22 Indian Crew Members Released
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj thanked the governments of Nigeria and Benin for their support.
Donald Trump Rejects New Bipartisan Immigration Bill
The bipartisan immigration proposal was introduced by Republican Senator John McCain and Democratic Senator Chris Coons.
Former President Nasheed Seeks Indian Intervention to End Maldives Emergency
President Yameen Abdul Gayoom declared emergency in Maldives after the Supreme Court ordered the release of political prisoners.
Rise in Hate Violence in U.S. Related to Trump Presidency: Report
As many as 82 per cent of hate crimes were motivated by anti-Muslim sentiments, a report released by South Asian Americans Living Together said.