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Citizenship, Visa & Residency

Controversial Bangladeshi Author Taslima Nasreen's Indian Residence Permit Extended By One Year

Jul 21, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Taslima Nasreen, a citizen of Sweden, has been getting residence permit on a continuous basis since 2004.

Indian Business Tycoon Becomes First Expat In Sharjah To Hold UAE's Permanent Residency

Jul 09, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

In a related development, Kerala-born Dr P A Ibrahim Haji, co-chairman of jewellery company Malabar Group and chairman of PACE Group, also received his golden card on Monday.


Sri Lankan Woman Goes Missing In UAE After Family's Illegal Status Exposed

M P Madhusoothanan, 63, said his wife Rohini Perera, 58, was under treatment for mental illness, after the illegal status of the family, who live in Sharjah, was reported in a section of the media during the visa amnesty.

US Opts For 'Extreme Vetting', Visa Applicants To Share Social Media Details

Jun 02, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The State Department regulations say people will have to submit social media names and five years' worth of email addresses and phone numbers.


US Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Protect H-4 Visa Workers

H-4 visa holders had obtained work permits under a special order issued by the previous Obama administration. Indian-Americans were a major beneficiary of this provision.

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01 May, 2019

Two Indian Nationals Arrested In Sri Lanka For Not Having Valid Visa

Outlook Web Bureau

The others arrested for the crime, include ten Nigerians, an Iraqi, and a Thai national staying in different parts of the Lankan capital.


25 March, 2019

Pak Man Residing In India For 50 Years To Get Citizenship: Home Ministry To Bombay HC

Outlook Web Bureau

Karadia (53) had approached the HC through his counsels Ashish Mehta and Sujay Kantawala after his LTV expired and a deportation notice was issued against him.


06 March, 2019

US Reduces Visa Validity For Pak Citizens From 5 Years To 12 Months

Outlook Web Bureau

The US has reduced visa validity for Pakistani citizens from five years to 1 year, whereas journalists and media persons will not be allowed to stay in the country for over three months without renewing the travel permit.


11 February, 2019

Pakistan Has Mecca, Medina For Sikhs: Prime Minister Imran Khan In UAE

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that for the first time in Pakistan, they have 70 countries from where people can come and get visas at the airport.


08 February, 2019

US Congressional Panel Introduces Bill To Remove Per-Country Green Card Limits

Outlook Web Bureau

The H-1B visa, most sought-after among Indian IT professionals, is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.


08 February, 2019

30 Students Return To Andhra From US After Pay-To-Stay Visa Fraud Busted

Outlook Web Bureau

About 600 foreign students, 90 per cent of them Indians, had enrolled themselves with a fake University of Farmington floated by the US authorities under a sting operation. More than 80 per cent of these students were from the two Telugu states.


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05 February, 2019

129 Indian Students Arrested In Visa Scam Were 'Aware Of Their Crime', Says US

Outlook Web Bureau

Overseas Friends of BJP USA, in a statement, said that it was shocked to learn that 129 students of Indian-origin were arrested by the ICE, with about 600 students' fate in jeopardy.


02 February, 2019

Eminent Indian-Americans, Media Question US Govt's Modus Operandi In University Visa Scam

Outlook Web Bureau

As many as 130 foreign students, including 129 Indians, have been arrested by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for enrolling at a fake university allegedly to remain in America.


02 February, 2019

129 Indian Students Arrested In US 'Pay-And-Stay' University Visa Scam

Outlook Web Bureau

A 24/7 hotline has been set up by the Indian embassy in the US to assist 129 Indian students arrested by the American authorities in the 'pay-and-stay' university visa scam.


01 February, 2019

India Seeks Consular Access To Its Students Detained In US On Visa Fraud Charges

Outlook Web Bureau

India also highlighted that a distinction should be made between those involved in recruiting or enrolling students and students who have been duped or defrauded in the process.


01 February, 2019

130 Students Arrested In US For Visa Fraud Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The eight defendants were charged criminally for conspiracy to commit visa fraud and harbouring aliens for profit. But the 130 students were arrested on only civil immigration charges, Detroit Free Press reported.


31 January, 2019

Several Indians Face Deportation As 'Pay To Stay' Visa Racket Busted In US

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian Embassy and its consulates are in touch with student organisations and offered help.


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17 January, 2019

US Thik Tank Says H-1B Visa Holders Are 'Vulnerable To Abuse', Placed In Poor Working Conditions

Outlook Web Bureau

The think-tank suggested three key reforms and said these should apply to all employers and not simply a subset of them.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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