immigrant population

Goa government says state safe for northeast immigrants


August 17th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 17 (IANS) In a bid to make the northeastern immigrant population in Goa feel secure and at home, the state government Friday issued a formal statement pledging itself ... Read more...

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U.S. immigrant population reaches 40 million


October 8th, 2011 - 4:49 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The population of immigrants in the United States has grown to more than 40 million people, according to a study released by the New Center for Immigration ... Read more...

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38 percent of 1,000 US citizens fail basic citizenship test!


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 22(ANI): The New York-based Newsweek magazine recently had 1,000 US citizens take the official citizenship test - and 38 percent of them failed.The magazine said that 73 percent ... Read more...

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US has nearly 11 mn illegal migrants; India major source country


February 26th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) The US had around 11 million illegal immigrants in January 2010 and India was a major "source country" for them, according to an official report.The document released by ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton’s pal questioned over ’shooting illegal immigrants’ joke


January 1st, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Kate Middleton's friend was called in for questioning after she joked about 'shooting illegal immigrants' on Facebook.Events organiser Emma Sayle, who became friends with Kate after persuading ... Read more...

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India needs new Look-West policy: Vice President


November 20th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Saturday called for the adoption of a new Look-West policy aimed at the Gulf and West Asia that can secure the country's economic, ... Read more...

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Over 4.5 mn jobless in Spain


October 30th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 30 (IANS/EFE) Spain has over 4.5 million unemployed people, said a survey that attributed joblessness to the collapse of the country's real-estate sector during the recession.According to a survey released ... Read more...

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Spanish home sales up 30 percent in August


October 14th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 14 (IANS/EFE) Home sales in Spain grew 29.6 percent in August compared with the same month of 2009, the eighth-consecutive month that indicator has risen on an annual basis, although ... Read more...

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1.6 million Indians make US their home


June 10th, 2010 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 10 (IANS) With about 1.6 million foreign-born from India residing in the United States in 2008, they have emerged as the third-largest immigrant group in America after Mexican ... Read more...

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Most kids born out of wedlock in parts of Britain


April 19th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Over two thirds of children are born out of wedlock in some parts of Britain, reveal official figures. Daily Mail reported Monday that the Office for National ... Read more...

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Thousands of illegal immigrants win squatters’ rights to live in Britain


February 21st, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 21 (ANI): Thousands of illegal immigrants have won "squatters' rights" to remain in Britain permanently after managing to avoid deportation for 14 years under a little known rule.According to ... Read more...

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Indian illegal immigrants in US up 64 percent last decade


February 10th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) In 2009, India accounted for the third highest increase in the number of illegal immigrants in the US in ten years, according to a new government ... Read more...

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Mauritius keen to learn voting machine use from India


January 29th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Mauritius is keen to introduce electronic voting machines to speed up the counting process, says its top election official. "The counting process is slow. We want to learn ... Read more...

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Half of US children will use food stamps: study


November 3rd, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Nearly half of American children, including some 90 percent of black children and an equal number of children growing in single-parent households, will eat meals paid ... Read more...

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Immigrants will have to prove patriotism to get British passport


August 2nd, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 2 (ANI): In a bid to secure British passport, immigrants will have to prove their patriotism for UK under a new citizenship system.Under the new set of rules to ... Read more...

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More South Asians making Washington DC their home


July 22nd, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 22 (IANS) America's capital city has become home to the nation's fifth largest South Asian population with ethnic restaurants, salons, perfumeries and numerous houses of worship, according to ... Read more...

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France considering proposal to ban burqa


June 20th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy's Government is considering a proposal of parliamentarians to ban the burqa and other Islamic clothing.French MPs called for an inquiry into the wearing of ... Read more...

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New integrated terminal building at Srinagar International Airport to be inaugurated tomorrow


February 13th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): The new integrated terminal building at the Srinagar Airport will be inaugurated tomorrow with the first international flight of Air India Express to Dubai starting operation ... Read more...

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More than half of Brits have immigrant ancestors, finds study


December 18th, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Britain is one of the biggest hubs of immigrant population, and now a new research has revealed that over half of Brit have immigrant ancestors.A big 30 ... Read more...

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Many barriers for South Asian women in US


June 14th, 2008 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 14 (IANS) Testifying before the New Jersey governor's panel on immigrant policy, a South Asian women's rights organisation has said linguistic and cultural barriers as well as the lack ... Read more...

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Berlin’s Hindus to build two new temples


February 24th, 2008 - 8:50 am ICT by admin
By Mike Swanson Berlin, Feb 24 (DPA) After years of praying in a cellar in a west Berlin street, the German capital's 6,000 Hindus can look forward to worshipping in two brand new ... Read more...

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Royal Bank of Canada opens office in India


February 1st, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 1 (ANI-Business Wire India): RBC, the largest bank in Canada, today announced that it has entered the Indian market by opening its first (representative) office in the financial hub of ... Read more...

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Mauritian Prime Minister meets Pranab Mukherjee


January 8th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , Jan 8 (ANI): Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramagoolam met External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee here on Monday.Ramagoolam, who is on a five-day visit to India , will be ... Read more...

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Indo-Mauritius ties on strong footing, says Jugnauth


December 14th, 2007 - 1:10 pm ICT by admin
Karnal (Haryana), Dec 14 (ANI): Mauritius President Sir Anerood Jugnauth believes ties between his country and India are on a strong footing because both share common roots. "Since Mauritius gained independence, India has ... Read more...

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