IMMIGRATION – UKMALAYALEE

Over 7,000 Indian-Origin People Arrested In 2019 For Trying To Enter US

Washington Feb 21: As many as 7,720 Indian-origin people including 272 women and 591 minors were arrested in 2019 for trying to enter the US illegally, according to official figures.
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Britain’s New Immigration System: How Many Points Do You Need?

London Feb 20: The British government has outlined a new immigration system to manage the flow of workers into the country and replace existing rules from Jan. 1 2021, when Britain will no longer be subject to European Union regulations.
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Indian Industry, Students Welcome UK’s New Points-Based Visa System

London Feb 20: Indian industry and students’ groups in the UK have widely welcomed the new points-based visa system unveiled by Home Secretary Priti Patel on Wednesday to attract the “brightest and the best” from around the globe.
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UK Launches New Points-Based Visa System. What It Means For India, Others

London Feb 20: UK Home Secretary Priti Patel today announced the launch of the Britain’s new points-based visa system, aimed at attracting the “brightest and the best” from the world, including from India, and cutting down numbers of cheap, low-skilled workers coming to the country.
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Air India Crew From Wuhan Evacuation Gets PM’s Letter Of Appreciation

New Delhi Feb 18: A total of 68 Air India crew members, who were part of the two special flights that evacuated 647 Indians and seven Maldivians from coronavirus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, were handed over letters of appreciation signed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.

Schengen Visa Fees For Europe Visit Hiked To 80 From 60 Euros

New Delhi Jan 3: A trip to many parts of Europe has gone costlier from Sunday with increase in Schengen visa fees to 80 Euros from the current 60 Euros, officials said. A Schengen visa is needed to visit 26 European countries, including Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Switzerland and Spain.
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India Setting Up Task Force For Visa-Related Issues Of Foreign Students

Pune Jan 29: Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Tuesday said the centre is setting up a task force to address visa-related issues of foreign students.
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‘Running Out Of Food, Water’: Indian Students In China Amid Virus Scare

New Delhi Jan 29: A group of eight Indian students studying at Wuhan University of Science and Technology in China have appealed to Indian government to make all possible efforts to rescue them at the earliest as they were running short of food and water in their dormitory due to the continued shutdown in the city, which is the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.
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Donald Trump adds “couple of countries” to US travel ban to be safe

Davos Jan 23: US President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration was preparing to add a “couple of countries” to the controversial list of states whose citizens are subject to travel bans or severe restrictions on entry to the United States.
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Indian Wins Car, $54,000 In Dubai Raffle After Buying Tickets For A Decade

Dubai Jan 22: An Indian storekeeper in the UAE has won a luxury car and 200,000 dirhams in a Dubai raffle, ending a decade-long wait to hit the jackpot, according to a media report on Tuesday.
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