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Indian-origin Singaporean jailed for shouting 'corona, corona' , spitting on hotel floor
on April 2, 2020 at 2:16 PM
An Indian-origin Singaporean, Jasvinder Singh Mehar Singh (52) was sentenced to two months' jail on Thursday for shouting "corona, corona" and spitting on a hotel floor at the Changi Airport, the first conviction of its kind in the country related to the coronavirus outbreak. Singh breached a remission order after his early release from prison in February.
Indian-origin woman in UK beaten for trying to save Chinese from racist attack over coronavirus
on February 24, 2020 at 9:36 PM
The incident took place when Meera Solanka (29) from England's Solihull town was out with her friends, including her Chinese friend Mandy Huang (28) from London, celebrating her 29th birthday in Midlands region. Solanka was knocked unconscious and hospitalised after she stepped in when Mandy was told: "Take your f****** coronavirus back home!", Birmingham Mail newspaper reported.
Over 7,000 Indian-origin people held in 2019 for trying to enter US
on February 22, 2020 at 10:22 PM
As many as 7,720 Indian-origin people including 272 women and 591 minors were apprehended in 2019 for trying to enter the US illegally. A total of 851,508 people were apprehended in fiscal 2019 (Oct 2018-Sept 2019), a 115 per cent increase from the previous fiscal year and the highest total in 12 years, NAPA said.
Indian-origin man jailed for online child sex offences in UK
on January 25, 2020 at 12:16 PM
Valmiki Rampersad had pleaded guilty to 26 offences including four counts of causing/inciting a girl, aged 13 to 15, to engage in sexual activity; 21 counts of engaging in sexual communication with a child; and, one count of making indecent photographs of a child.
'Indian-American community not polarised but segregated'
on January 24, 2020 at 12:16 PM
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on April 24, 2015 at 7:12 PM
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on April 17, 2015 at 6:59 PM
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by Sandeep Singh on April 10, 2015 at 7:09 PM
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on April 3, 2015 at 6:38 PM
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USCIS announces flexibility in responding to RFEs
on March 27, 2020 at 4:48 PM
The immigration agency has said that it would be relaxing its policies in coming months in light of the current situation. “USCIS is adopting several measures to protect our workforce and community, and to minimize the immigration consequences for those seeking immigration benefits during this time,” it said.
COVID-19: Centre extends visas of foreigners in India till April 15
on March 20, 2020 at 12:04 PM
According to a Union Home Ministry notification, a number of foreign nationals are in the country since imposition of travel restrictions and are unable to exit the country during the validity of their visa.
BRIC seekers of UK golden visa double from 2015 despite Brexit
on February 28, 2020 at 6:54 AM
A total 239 BRIC applicants were recorded in 2019, comprising 64% of the global aggregate, according to data from the U.K. Home Office compiled by Shard Capital Partners LLP. China (including Hong Kong and Macau) accounted for the bulk of these at 193.
US agency slows H-1B denials as lawsuits mount
on February 25, 2020 at 2:14 AM
Lawyers say the US Citizenship and Immigration Services is seeking more Requests for Evidence from visa applicants than before.
Priti Patel launches UK's ‘historic' points-based visa system
on February 19, 2020 at 12:09 PM
The new system will come into force from January 1, 2021 at the end of the transition period after the UK's exit from the European Union (EU) on January 31, which will formally end free movement of people within the economic bloc for the UK as a non-member. The new post-Brexit system, which will apply equally to the EU and non-EU countries like India.