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India signs pact with UK on illegal migrants

India has signed an MoU with the United Kingdom to enable the return of illegal Indian migrants within a month of their detection by authorities abroad.

Trump lays out immigration deal demands

US President Donald Trump has said that there will be no deal to protect hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants from deportation without funding to build a wall along the US-Mexico border, the media reported.

Punjab CM assures British Deputy High Commissioner to crackdown on fraudulent travel agents

CHANDIGARH: Reaffirming his government’s commitment to cracking down on fraudulent travel agents, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered a blueprint to be prepared for opening Foreign Employment Bureaus in areas from where the maximum number of people were found to be migrating from Punjab to the UK.

We are refugees and not illegal immigrants, Rohingyas tells SC

NEW DELHI: A Rohingya petitioner on Friday told the Supreme Court that they were not illegal immigrants but refugees who fled Myanmar and came to India for shelter in wake of their persecution on the grounds of their religion and community identity and were entitled to all protection under the international conventions on refugees and treaties.

Rohingyas are illegal immigrants not refugees: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said Rohingyas, who have entered India after fleeing Myanmar, were not refugees but illegal immigrants who need to be sent back.

Shed parochial mindset and legalize "illegal" Rohingyas refugees : Dal Khalsa

CHANDIGARH:  Dal Khalsa takes a dig at the Union government for describing the Rohingya Muslims “illegal” immigrants and threat to ‘national security” in the Supreme Court.

Some Rohingyas are linked to ISI, Pakistani terrorists: Centre to SC

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court not to interfere in the Rohingya issue as the move to deport them was a policy decision in the country's larger interests and that some of them were linked to Pakistani spy agency ISI and terrorist groups.

Some Rohingyas are linked to Pakistan terror groups: Centre to SC

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court not to interfere in the Rohingya issue as it was a policy decision to deport them and that some of them were linked to Pakistani terrorist groups.

Wait for affidavit to know government's stand on Rohingyas: Rajnath

 Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the government will inform the Supreme Court of its stand on the Rohingya immigrants on September 18, and refused any further comments on the issue.

Manipur steps up vigil on border, detains illegal migrants

Over 40 migrants of "suspicious nationality" were detained in Manipur as police and civil society organisations stepped up vigil along the state border to check influx of displaced Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, police said.

Not changed policy on refugees: India

NEW DELHI:  India said on Friday that it has not changed its policy on refugees or illegal immigrants and the issues concerning Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar has several aspects.

UN chief concerned about India's plans to deport Rohingyas

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is concerned about India's plans to deport Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, according to his spokesperson Farhan Haq.

1,500 Delhi children missing till May this year - some will never return

By Sanjeev Pal 
NEW DELHI: The capital has lived up to its fearful reputation of disappearing kids with over 1,500 children -- mostly between 6 and 15 -- reported missing in the first five months of this year, according to police figures.

No need to worry about H1B visa issue for now: Sushma

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said there was no reason to worry about the curbs on H1B visas or the job security of Indian IT professionals working in the US for the time being as the Indian government is in talks with the US regarding this.

Nikki Haley being considered for Secretary of State

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : Indian American Governor Nikki Haley is one of the contenders for Secretary of State or other cabinet positions in the Donald Trump administration, according to media reports on Wednesday.

UK referendum to shatter Punjabi immigrants dreams: Jassi Khangura

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Jassi Khangura,former Congress MLA and PPCC General Secretary today expressed his serious concern over result of UK refrendum which is expected to hit the interests of Punjabi immigrants.

Punjab Drug Epidemic: Dark Days Ahead

By Dr. Gursharan Singh Kainth and Dr. Rajinder Singh Bawa
Western media in the recent past has given increased attention to the Punjab drug epidemic, which is not a new problem. But things are getting worse as almost a whole generation of young people is being lost to recreational drugs.

Sikhs from Punjab seeking asylum in USA released from jail after hunger strike

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: The 22 Sikh youth of Punjab who have been seeking asylum in USA and were lodged in Krome Service center of Immigration department in Miami, Florida, were released from custody due to efforts made by local Sikh and Punjabi community leaders.

Punjabi's of Delhi couldn't get justice for Punjabi language

By Harjap Singh Aujla
A small group of Phothohari dialect speaking Hindu and Sikh Punjabis ended up in Delhi as early as in March of 1947, when brutal violence erupted in Rawalpindi and Jhelum districts of West Punjab. That was just a trickle, compared to the flood of refugees arriving in hordes in July, August and September of the same year.

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