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Asylum seekers in China to get legal status


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) A new Chinese law is all set to give refugees coming to China the right to stay in the country.An Exit and Entry Administration Law, approved ... Read more...

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South Asians fear racial profiling over US court ruling


June 26th, 2012 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) South Asian and other immigrant groups have joined the White House in warning that a US Supreme Court decision upholding a controversial provision of Arizona's ... Read more...

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US apex court sides with Obama on immigration law


June 25th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Handing US President Barack Obama a partial victory in an election year, the Supreme Court Monday largely sided with his administration to strike down key ... Read more...

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36 Sri Lankans deported, reach Colombo (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Thirty-six Sri Lankans, including 28 Tamils, reached Sri Lanka Friday after being deported from Britain, media reports said.The deportation took place after the British government rejected ... Read more...

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Tamil deportations stopped from Britain


June 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) About 40 Sri Lankans, due to have been deported from Britain on a charter flight Thursday, have had their removal orders overturned. Most of them are ... Read more...

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Indian-American orphan woman caught in legal tangle


May 25th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) United States has acknowledged that an adopted Indian American woman who faces deportation thirty years after she came here has been caught in a legal tangle, ... Read more...

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US House approves faster green cards for Indian IT workers


December 1st, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) In a move that may allow more highly skilled immigrants from India and China to obtain the so-called green cards faster, the US House of Representatives ... Read more...

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US deported 396,000 in 2011 fiscal year


October 19th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS/EFE) The US government deported a record 396,000 people in the 2011 fiscal year, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday.Almost 55 percent of the foreigners deported, ... Read more...

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Liberals cheer new US immigration rules, critics cry ‘amnesty’


August 20th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) The Obama administration's plan to focus its deportation efforts on illegal immigrants with criminal records or those who pose a threat to national security has been ... Read more...

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From Davos to Dakar: Carnival of oppressed begins


February 7th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Dakar (Senegal), Feb 7 (IANS) Days after the global elite's jamboree at the Swiss resort of Davos, a week-long carnival of the oppressed and the marginalized, and those speaking for ... Read more...

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Shot congresswoman Giffords to move to Texas rehabilitation clinic


January 20th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan 20(ANI): US Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords will begin in-patient rehabilitation at a facility in Texas on Friday, two weeks after surviving an assassination attempt.According to the BBC, ... Read more...

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Youngest Arizona shooting victim’s organs donated to Boston girl


January 17th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson, Jan 17(ANI): The organs of nine-year-old Christina Taylor Green, the youngest victim of last week's shootings in Arizona, have been donated to save the life of a young girl in Boston, ... Read more...

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Arizona gunman posed in G-string with semi-automatic pistol before attack


January 15th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson, Jan 15(ANI): US officials have revealed that they have photos of the suspected Arizona shooter posing with a Glock semi-automatic pistol while wearing a red G-string a night before the rampageSix ... Read more...

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Death threats against Sarah Palin at ‘unprecedented level’: Aide


January 13th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13(ANI): Death and security threats to former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin have increased to an unprecedented level since the attack on US Representative Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona, a close ... Read more...

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Arizona shooting suspect’s parents shocked at son’s involvement


January 12th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Expressing shock at Arizona shootings, parents of Jared Lee Loughner, the detained suspect, have said that they still did not understand what led their son to carry out ... Read more...

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Clinton demands crackdown on extremism in Middle East, US in wake of Tucson shooting


January 11th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is currently in Abu Dhabi on a tour of Gulf Arab countries, has praised Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords, and added that ... Read more...

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Detained Arizona shooting suspect “planned to assassinate Giffords”


January 10th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Evidence seized from the house of Jared Lee Loughner, the primary suspect in connection with the deadly shooting in Tucson in the United States, has revealed that he ... Read more...

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US Police looking for second Arizona shooting suspect


January 9th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): A second suspect is being sought in connection with the deadly shooting in Tucson in the United States, that killed six people and wounded a dozen others, ... Read more...

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Pakistani arrested by UK police for sham marriage to Lithuanian woman


November 30th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.30 (ANI): A 40-year-old Pakistani groom to be and his 45-year-old bride to be were arrested by UK border police on suspicion of conspiracy to breach immigration law.According to the Daily ... Read more...

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Germany moves to criminalise ‘forced marriages’ to wipe out traditional Muslim practice


October 28th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct 28 (ANI): The German government has moved a proposal to criminalise forced marriages in the country, in an attempt to wipe out the traditional Muslim practice.Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet agreed ... Read more...

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“The Longest 16 Seconds Of My Life”, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Says After Debate Pause


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If debate means discussion and an attempt to prove your points and keep your thoughts in front of the listeners clear and loud then it is ... Read more...

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Rosario Dawson, Eva Longoria team-up to challenge Arizona Immigration Law


August 8th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): 'Desperate Housewives' star Eva Longoria-Parker, Rosario Dawson, Wilmder Valderrama and a handful of other celebs have come together to take a stand against the Arizona immigration law."I haven't ... Read more...

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Liberal Protests In Arizona Against The State’s Harsh Immigration Law Sees Arrests


August 1st, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Hundreds of liberal American demonstrators launched a pugnacious protest on Thursday in Arizona against the unbendingly strict law against illegal immigration ratified by the ... Read more...

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Tension Simmers As Arizona Immigration Law Gets Implemented


August 1st, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Phoenix, Arizona, Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The state of Arizona has found itself amidst widespread conflict after a law which cracks down on illegal immigration in the state went into ... Read more...

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Federal Judge Susan Bolten Blocks Provisions of Arizona Immigration Law


July 29th, 2010 - 3:43 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A federal judge has blocked some of the most controversial provisions that were made in the Immigration Law of Arizona, an act which has in effect stopped the ... Read more...

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DHS: Court’s decision to enjoin Arizona Immigration Law was correct


July 29th, 2010 - 2:16 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Deputy Press Secretary Matt Chandler on Wednesday said that the court's decision to enjoin the Arizona Immigration law was correct.“The court’s ... Read more...

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Elton John ‘blasts musicians who boycott Arizona over immigration law’


July 28th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Elton John has slammed his fellow musicians who decided to boycott Arizona over the SB 1070 immigration law, it has emerged.According to the Arizona Daily Star, while performing ... Read more...

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Soldiers Of The National Guard Geared Up For Emergence On The Arizona Border


July 20th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The federal administration of America enunciated on Monday that the soldiers of the National Guard and other fortifications are listed to disembark in Arizona from ... Read more...

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Brit Journalist to sue South Africa’s Police Commissioner on defamation charges


July 11th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, July 11 (ANI): A British journalist, Simon Wright, of the Sunday Mirror, who had been accused of trying to undermine World Cup security is considering suing South Africa's Police Commissioner ... Read more...

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Feds challenge Arizona’s immigration law


July 7th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Illegal immigrants in Arizona may be able to heave a sigh of relief, as the federal government is suing the state for its controversial anti ... Read more...

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Federal America Challenges The Notorious Arizona Immigration Law


July 7th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The federal administration of America, headed by President Obama, has launched a lawsuit against the notorious immigration law of Arizona, a state which is ... Read more...

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Arizona Immigration Law Challenged By Federal Goverment


July 7th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, July 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Arizona immigration law suffered a major blow as the U.S. government has filed a legal challenge against the state law of immigration that is ... Read more...

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US challenges tough Arizona immigration law (Lead)


July 7th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 7 (IANS) The Obama administration has filed a lawsuit to overturn a tough new Arizona immigration law, arguing it usurps federal powers to control immigration and would ... Read more...

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US sues Arizona over controversial immigration law


July 7th, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (DPA) The Obama administration filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the state of Arizona over a controversial immigration law that has sparked widespread protests across the country. The US Justice ... Read more...

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Neil Young Enunciates A Tour To The American Gulf Coast


July 4th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The fellow artists of Neil Young continue to steadfastly shun the American state of Arizona. However, Neil Young, renowned for his changeableness, has resolved to ... Read more...

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