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US seizes stolen statues from Indian art dealer


July 28th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 28 (IANS) US authorities have seized several stolen sandstone and bronze statues and other cultural artefacts with an estimated value of more than $20 million from a ... Read more...

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India highlights ‘human dimension’ of adopted woman facing deportation


May 26th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 26 (IANS) Highlighting the "human dimension" of an adopted Indian American woman who faces deportation 30 years after she came here, India has asked the US to ensure ... Read more...

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US immigration agency creates ombudsman’s post


February 8th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS/EFE) US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Tuesday designated Andrew Lorenzen-Strait to be the agency's first public advocate as part of "ongoing detention reform and other enforcement-related ... Read more...

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Mexican gangs using kids to smuggle drugs to US


January 9th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 9 (IANS/EFE) Children and teenagers between the ages of 11 and 17 are being recruited by Mexico's drug cartels to smuggle narcotics into the US and also ... Read more...

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US launches hotline for detained immigrants


December 31st, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS/EFE) The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement department has launched a telephone hotline for immigrants detained in the country to inform them of their rights and allow ... Read more...

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Obama’s uncle held for drunken driving


August 30th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) A long lost uncle of President Barack Obama, arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, is being held without bail though he told police he planned ... Read more...

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Indian Canadian wanted in 1999 slaying arrested in US


August 24th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) A Indian-Canadian truck driver who had been sought for more than 12 years in the slaying of his former Indian girlfriend in Canada has been arrested ... Read more...

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‘US probe against university, not Indian students’


July 29th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) With the US immigration authorities raiding the University of Northern Virginia (UNVA) on suspicion of visa fraud, the external affairs ministry here said Friday that ... Read more...

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Pakistani tied to failed Times Square bombing deported


May 23rd, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has deported a Pakistani man arrested during the investigation last year into the failed Times Square bombing after he pleaded ... Read more...

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Tri-Valley University head indicted in visa fraud


May 4th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) The president of the California-based Tri-Valley University, whose closure affected nearly 1,500 Indian students, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on the allegations of ... Read more...

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40 migrants detained in raids on US restaurant chain


April 21st, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Tucson (US), April 21 (IANS/EFE) A total of 40 workers, presumably undocumented immigrants, and the owners of a Mexican restaurant chain were arrested Wednesday in raids by US Immigration and ... Read more...

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Radio collars removed from 12 Indian Tri-Valley students: MEA


March 15th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.15 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in response to a notice from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has informed that radio collars have been removed from 12 ... Read more...

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US returns seized ancient artifacts to China


March 12th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.12 (ANI): The United States has returned over a dozen ancient artifacts to China, after they were seized by law enforcement officers from illegal traffickers as part of Operation Great Wall, ... Read more...

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Homeland Security ponders fate of Tri-Valley students


March 5th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) The fate of hundreds of Indian students of a sham US university not implicated in the investigation of visa fraud by the closed school is under ... Read more...

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US, India working to resolve woes of closed varsity students


March 4th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) US authorities have agreed to work closely with the Indian embassy here for early resolution of the problems faced by hundreds of Indian students affected by ... Read more...

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India raises issue of sham US varsity students


February 14th, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has sought US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's personal intervention to ensure that the interests of over 1,500 Indian students ... Read more...

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Very sensitive towards fake varsity issue: US ambassador


February 6th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The US is "very sensitive" to the issue of the Indian students deceived by a fake university in California and would not allow them to be mistreated, ... Read more...

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Duped Tri Valley students ignored red flags


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Even as Indian missions in the US are making all out efforts to help hundreds of students caught up in an immigration scam by a sham ... Read more...

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India protests radio-tagging of duped Indian students in US (Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) India Saturday said it has told United States that the use of monitors on some duped Indian students of closed American Tri-Valley University by authorities was "unwarranted" ... Read more...

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US university closure: India says students hold valid visas


January 28th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Voicing concern over the welfare of Indian students affected by the closure of a California-based university, India Friday asserted that students had valid visas and conveyed to ... Read more...

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India seeks report from missions over ’sham’ US university


January 27th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday said India has sought a report from its missions in the US over the fate of Indian students after authorities closed ... Read more...

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Indian students of sham US varsity face deportation


January 25th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Hundreds of Indian students, mostly from Andhra Pradesh, face the prospect of being deported from the US after a "sham" university in California was shut down ... Read more...

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UAE, US sign customs agreements


June 8th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 8 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Customs and the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Bureau have signed two cooperation agreements. The move will facilitate exchange of best techniques of law ... Read more...

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‘Detained Pak taxi driver being treated like Osama bin Laden by US authorities’


May 20th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 20 (ANI): A Pakistani civilian, who was arrested last month along with three other persons in connection with the botched Times Square bombing plot, is being "treated like Osama ... Read more...

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US suspends deportation of Haitians after quake


January 14th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS/EFE) The US Wednesday suspended deportation of undocumented Haitian immigrants in the wake of the devastating earthquake in the impoverished Caribbean nation. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano ... Read more...

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Children on hunger strike to prevent mom’s deportation


January 28th, 2009 - 7:28 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Jan 28 (IANS) Two US-born children of a Nicaraguan woman have began a hunger strike here to prevent the deportation of their mother who had been held for illegally entering the ... Read more...

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Now, an exclusive airline for US deportees


October 17th, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 17 (IANS) Yes! The US has actually created a de facto airline to cope with a spike in deportations following continuing crackdown on illegal immigration, predominantly from Central America.This ... Read more...

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Tamil Tigers open branches in 12 countries: daily


April 7th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers have quietly established a presence in a dozen countries including the US to help bankroll its secessionist campaign, the Washington Times reported Monday. The ... Read more...

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