Free Press Journal
  • Assam NRC List: What lies ahead for missing 4 million?

    The final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), a document meant to weed out foreigners from Assam, was published last week with the names of over 2.89 crore included in it. However, over 40 lakh people, nearly 10 per cent of the state’s population, were left out from the draft. The purpose of the NRC was to identify ‘genuine Indians’ living in Assam and detect the ‘illegal migrants’. A question

  • Congress’s commitment to oust ‘foreigners’

    New Delhi : The Congress on Saturday asserted its full commitment to Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) to oust the foreigners from the state under the 1985 accord of then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi by identifying the illegal immigrants, accusing the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party using it to divide the society to divert the people’s attention from the Modi government’s colossal failure on all fronts.

  • Assam NRC List: Manipur constitutes committees to monitor influx of immigrants

    Imphal (Manipur): Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Thursday said that the state government has constituted two separate committees, state and district level, to monitor the entry of “illegal immigrants” in the state, post publication of the final draft of NRC in Assam.

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    After Assam NRC list, MNS demands Mumbai survey of ‘illegal’ Bangladeshis

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) demanded a count of “illegal” Bangladeshis residing in the city, who “cause a stress on the resources of Mumbai”. The Raj Thackeray-led party made this demand a day after the names of over four million people in Assam were excluded from the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) list in that state, prepared following a long-drawn out process to identify illegal

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    Illegal Bangladeshi immigrants arrested in Bhayandar

    Bhayandar: Nine Bangladeshi immigrants including five women landed into the custody of the Navghar police for their illegal stay in the country. The arrest followed after officials from the Special Branch- I of the Mumbai CID received a tip-off in context to the presence of illegal immigrants in Bhayandar.

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    US President Donald Trump faces opposition on immigration policy

    Even the haughty and arrogant Donald Trump, the seemingly self-assured US President, bluffing his way through domestic and global affairs and leaving a trail of disruption and chaos behind him, has been made to bow before the moral outrage summoned by his critics and some of his own party men against separation of little children from their parents. In the name of fighting illegal immigration, Trump had forcibly ejected out some two

  • US President Donald Trump calls some illegal immigrants as ‘animals’

    Washington: US President Donald Trump today described as “animals” some illegal immigrants as he slammed the US’ “dumbest” immigration laws and asserted that people based on merit should only enter America. Venting out his frustration at officials in both Mexico and California, Trump vowed to strengthen the US’ “weak” immigration laws.

  • DACA: All you need to know about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or more commonly known as DACA is an American immigration policy founded by the 44th president of the America Barack Obama in June 2012. DACA allows certain illegal immigrants who entered the country as minors, to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and eligibility for a work permit.

  • Sikh who entered US illegally to be deported to India

    New York: A 39-year-old Sikh, who entered the US illegally through Mexico over a decade ago, will be deported to India as the Trump administration continues its crackdown on illegal immigrants.

  • Indians third largest group of illegal immigrants in UK: report

    London: Indians form the third-largest group of illegal immigrants from outside the European Union (EU) working in the UK after Bangladeshis and Pakistanis, according to latest official figures. As many as 2,782 Indians are believed to be working illegally in Britain, compared to 3,574 Bangladeshis and 3,568 Pakistanis, according to estimates based on UK Home Office visa information.

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    Brexit represents defeat for social pluralism, say experts

    London: Britain’s exit from the European Union (Brexit) is a defeat for social pluralism, and this is a serious problem, according to academics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Brexit reflects the existence of a generational gap — the young ones embrace globalised processes, while the older ones see it an agonising process, Xinhua news agency reported experts from the faculty of political and social sciences as saying. In their

  • Joint China-Hong Kong operation nabs illegal immigrants

    Beijing: A joint operation carried out by China and Hong Kong led to the arrest of 2,943 illegal immigrants, the media reported on Thursday. Among the detained immigrants, 2,860 are from Southeast Asia and 83 from South Asia, said the public security ministry on Wednesday. Most illegal immigrants were trying to sneak into Hong Kong from China to seek employment, it added.

  • 40 illegal immigrants dead off Libyan coast

    Tripoli: At least 40 illegal immigrants died while 319 were rescued off the Libyan coast in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday, the media reported. The Italian coast guard found an overcrowded fishing ship with at least 40 illegal migrants dead of suffocation, reported Xinhua news agency.

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    Obama provides legal status to illegal migrant

    Washington: Asserting his authority, a defiant President Barack Obama resorted to unilateral executive action to fix America’s broken immigration system and protect five million illegal immigrants, including tens of thousands from India, from deportation.