visa fraud

Infosys faces second case of US visa misuse


August 9th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 9 (IANS) India's second largest IT company Infosys has been charged for the second time with misuse of US visas.Satya Dev Tripuraneni, a US citizen and former employee ... Read more...

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US whistleblower accuses Infosys of visa fraud


April 13th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) India's IT giant Infosys brought in Indian workers illegally to US and often abused business visa rules requiring foreign workers to be paid US market rate, ... Read more...

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US gang recruiting Russian women for strip clubs busted


December 1st, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 20 members of a human trafficking ring were arrested Thursday by US federal agents for allegedly smuggling women from Russia to work in ... Read more...

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Chandigarh Police arrest two for tourist visa fraud


November 21st, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) In a unique case of forgery and fraud for arranging tourist visas, Chandigarh Police Sunday arrested two immigration agents, including a former paramilitary trooper.The special investigation ... Read more...

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India seeks fair treatment of Tri-valley students


October 25th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao has asked US authorities to view the cases of hundreds of Indian students affected by the closure of "sham" Tri-Valley University ... Read more...

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US warns Indian students about “predatory visa fraud rings”


July 30th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) As another US university came under the scanner, the United States asked Indian students to be alert to the existence of "predatory visa fraud rings and ... 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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Choose colleges wisely, US tells Indian students


July 29th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Prospective Indian students should thoroughly research educational institutes based in the US before taking admission to prevent any fraud, the US embassy here said."The ... Read more...

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Infosys braces to counter visa fraud charge in US


May 25th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) India's global software major Infosys Technologies Ltd. is reviewing its procedures to counter the charge of misusing B1 business visas to the US, a senior company ... 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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Radio collars removed from 12 students of fake US university


March 15th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Radio collars have been removed from 12 out of 18 students of the sham Tri Valley University in California, said the National Human Rights ... 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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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 assures ‘fair’ treatment to Indian students of sham varsity


February 26th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) The US has assured that hundreds of Indian students affected by the closure of a sham US university on charges of visa fraud would be given ... Read more...

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US employee alleges large-scale visa fraud at Infosys


February 26th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) An American employee of Infosys has filed a case against the Indian company accusing it of systematic visa and tax fraud to increase profits.In his 13-page ... Read more...

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Four more Indian students freed of radio tags in US


February 25th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) US authorities have removed radio tags of four more Indian students of the sham Tri Valley University (TVU) in California closed on charges of immigration visa ... Read more...

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Three more Indian students freed of radio tags (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) As the US promised to cooperate with India to resolve the issue of affected Indian students of a sham US university, three more students have been ... Read more...

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Sham university: US promises to cooperate with India


February 17th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) The US has promised to cooperate with India to resolve the issue of affected Indian students of a sham US university, but said it's hard to ... Read more...

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Tri-Valley visa scam: US envoy assures fair treatment to students (Lead)


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) The US Wednesday assured India of "fair and appropriate treatment" of around 1,500 Indian students affected by the closure of by a sham California-based university and ... Read more...

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Tri-Valley scam: US envoy assures fair treatment to students


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer Wednesday assured "fair and appropriate treatment" to around 1,500 Indian students affected by the closure of a sham California-based university ... Read more...

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US assures India of `fair solution’ to sham varsity issue


February 16th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) The US has assured India that it's looking at a "fair solution" of the issue of some 1,500 Indian students affected by the closure of a ... Read more...

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US proud to host Indian students, justice will be given in Tri Valley scam: Roemer


February 16th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): In wake of Indian students having been caught in the California based Tri-Valley University visa fraud scam, US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer has underscored the ... Read more...

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US assures India of fair solution for Tri-Valley ‘duped’ students


February 16th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): The United States has assured India of finding a fair solution for the Indian students caught in the Tri-Valley University visa fraud scam.After meeting US Secretary of State ... Read more...

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Nirupama Rao to take up sham US varsity issue with Clinton


February 15th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao is expected to take up the issue of some 1500 Indian students of a sham US university with Secretary of State ... Read more...

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Three choices for sham US varsity students; radio tags come off 2 Indians


February 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) US immigration authorities removed radio tags of a couple of Indian students of a sham university in California as it asked all duped students to contact ... Read more...

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US asks duped sham varsity students to look for options


February 9th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) US immigration authorities have asked duped students of a sham university in California, most of them from India, to contact them directly to find out what ... Read more...

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US sensitive about detained Indian students: Roemer


February 6th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 6 (ANI): US Ambassador to India, Timothy J. Roemer, on Sunday said that United States of America is sensitive about the plight of detained Indian students and their problems, ... Read more...

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Sibal seeks apology from US over Wurr’s comments on radio collars


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday demanded an apology from the United States over the recent comments on radio collars made by ... Read more...

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US to investigate Tri-Valley Varsity scam


February 1st, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Priscilla HuffWashington, Feb.1 (ANI): The United States is taking very seriously a civilian case filed against Tri-Valley University of Pleasanton, California.In a court filing, the university, and its founder, Susan Su, ... Read more...

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US justifies radio tags, says visa frauds serious


February 1st, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) The United States has justified the use of radio ankle monitors on some students of a sham university in California, 95 percent of them from India, ... Read more...

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US encourages prospective students to protect themselves from visa fraud


January 31st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Washington, Jan.31 (ANI): The U.S. Government has said that welcomes all legitimate students wishing to study in the United States, and strongly encourages prospective students to protect themselves from predatory visa ... 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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Krishna concerned over fate of Indian students enrolled at sham US University


January 27th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): External Affairs S. M. Krishna on Thursday expressed concern over the fate of Indian students enrolled at an American university that was shut down on charges of ... Read more...

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UK Border Agency ‘may be unlawfully discriminating against Pakistanis’


November 4th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): The UK Border Agency (UKBA) may be unlawfully discriminating against Pakistanis, as there was a worrying lack of confidence in the work of the visa section, particularly in ... Read more...

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