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illegal migrants

1st detention centre set up in Assam in 2008-09

It is significant that at least 70,000 declared illegal migrants in Assam have vanished before they could be deported back.

28 Dec 2019 1:43 AM

Where will the people left out of the NRC go?

The list is out, but the suspense and trauma is not over yet for nearly 19 lakh people as their names are excluded from the list.

04 Sep 2019 1:20 AM

Migrants can opt ‘not to come’ if they dislike squalid camps: Donald Trump

The reports raised pressure on the Trump administration to shut the facilities and release the migrants.

05 Jul 2019 9:25 AM

MHA to states: Cancel IDs of illegal migrants

It is significant that the NDA government has reiterated its commitment on implementing the NRC on priority basis in areas affected by infiltration.

05 Jul 2019 12:16 AM

Include ex-top bureaucrats with judicial experience: SC

The Supreme Court has said that the authorities ‘shall ensure that 200 additional foreigners tribunals are functional on or before September 1, 2019’.

31 May 2019 1:55 AM


White House wants USD 4.5 billion in emergency border funding

Number of families and children arriving alone to the border is outpacing the number of single adults, and their needs are much different.

02 May 2019 8:42 AM

SC raps Assam for failure to check illegal migrants

Justice Gogoi asked the SG as to what the Centre and Assam was doing to prevent the infiltrators from getting merged with the local populace.

14 Mar 2019 7:12 AM

Trump explains 'eligibility' for those who want to come to US

'I'm very tough at borders. We've been very tough at borders. People have to come into our country legally, not illegally,' Trump said.

14 Oct 2018 8:03 AM

Indians arrested for illegally entering US nearly tripled in 2018

CBP expects data for fiscal year ending September 30 will show 'around 9,000' Indian nationals had been apprehended versus 3,162 in 2017.

29 Sep 2018 10:26 AM

If NRC is mishandled, N-E may erupt again

As commonly perceived, the NRC issue is not merely a problem of illegal migrants.

29 Aug 2018 1:30 AM


Age Debate: Targeting aliens or citizens?

It will be premature to extend the NRC to the whole of India at this juncture.

09 Aug 2018 6:44 AM

Visa restrictions can increase illegal migration: Study

Illegal reorientation is especially problematic when government restrictions are placed on family reunification.

07 Aug 2018 6:17 PM

On illegal immigrants in Assam, Bangladesh says 'no relation with us'

'You can't link every Bengali speaking person to Bangladesh,' I&B minister of Bangladesh said.

01 Aug 2018 9:04 AM

All Rohingyas in India are illegal migrants, says Kiren Rijiju

The home ministry would then urge the ministry of external affairs to take up their deportation with Myanmar.

01 Aug 2018 1:46 AM

Citizenship row: Why Assam is erupting

The movement against the Citizenship Amendment Bill had started full blast.

24 May 2018 2:05 AM


India to UN: Make clear distinction between regular and illegal migrants

Lal said that it was unfortunate, since this negative narrative was not at all helpful.

16 May 2018 1:24 AM

American immigration laws obsolete, weak and pathetic: Trump

Trump said US is closely watching the developments on southern border wherein more than 100 people are waiting to cross border illegally.

01 May 2018 11:10 AM

Pakistani-origin lawmaker Sajid Javid appointed UK's Home Minister

Javid is the son of a Pakistani bus driver who arrived in Britain in 1961 with one pound in his pocket.

30 Apr 2018 6:31 PM

Cabinet nod to India-UK illegals’ pact, L-G pay hike

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in London in the third week of April to attend the Commonwealth heads of government meeting.

12 Apr 2018 6:34 AM

Assam citizenship: SC refuses to extend deadline to publish final NRC

The apex court said that work of verification of around 1 crore citizens in the state should continue without interference from any quarter.

20 Feb 2018 6:57 PM