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US court rules against Obama’s immigration programme

Washington, May 27 (IANS) A US federal appeals court on Tuesday refused to allow President Barack Obama's immigration programme to take effect immediately, putting...

British cabinet minister reveals his Indian-origin

London: Sajid Javid, Britain's secretary of state - or cabinet minister - for culture, media and sport, has disclosed that his father was from...

Canada issued 26 percent more study permits up since 2012

Ottawa: Canada is on track to welcome a record number of foreign students this year, Canada’s Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Chris Alexander announced....

Land degradation can create 50 million migrants in a decade: Study

Toronto, Sep 16 (IANS) An estimated 50 million people may be forced to seek new homes and livelihoods within 10 years due to land...

Canada to ban Immigrants in Polygamous, Forced Marriages

Toronto: The Canadian Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Chris Alexander, has announced that the government will ban people who have taken part in practices...

Ottawa introduces new legislation to speed up removal of foreign criminals

By Liam Casey, THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO: The federal government has introduced new legislation to speed up the process of removing foreign nationals who have...

Canada abolishes conditional permanent residence provision for spouses and partners

Ottawa: To uphold its commitment to family reunification and to support gender equality, the Government of Canada has removed the condition that applied to...

New Zealand's new immigration policies favour Indians

Wellington, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in New Zealand welcomed the country's fresh migration plans aimed at rejuvenating the provinces that have a...

Live-in requirement ends in Caregiver Program

Ottawa: Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, announced significant reforms to the Caregiver Program. Changes to the program include ending the live-in requirement, and...

Cameron’s Conservatives defy predictions, get majority in British polls

London: Defying all predictions and speculation, Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party on Friday secured a simple majority in the 650-member House of Commons,...

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