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Tony Bernabe gives information to Daisy Juarez in downtown Los Angeles advertising a massive information session to tell immigrants more about President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration.

Immigrants flock to workshops after Obama reprieve

LOS ANGELES: In small-town community centers, schools, churches and a vast city convention center, immigrant advocates are spreading the word about President Barack Obama’s plan to give millions of immigrants… Read more »


Russia may abolish visas for Indians

NEW DELHI: Russia has said it is mulling abolition of visas for Indian businessmen and tourists and a decision in this regard could come soon. Russian authorities are discussing abolition… Read more »

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on immigration at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas

Obama’s executive action brings new hope for families

I had the great pleasure of joining President Obama at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas as he spoke about new steps he is taking to start fixing America’s… Read more »


1st images of historic San Francisco shipwreck released

LOS ANGELES: The first three-dimensional sonar maps and images of an immigrant steamship that capsized over 100 years ago in San Francisco, killing 128 people, mostly immigrants from China and… Read more »

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio holds what may be his last news conference of the 113th Congress, though critical legislation is still pending, Thursday, Dec. 11

Democrats, Obama part on $1.1T spending bill

WASHINGTON: Swapping crisis for compromise, the House narrowly approved $1.1 trillion in government-wide spending after President Barack Obama and Republicans joined forces to override Democratic complaints that the bill would… Read more »

German party mocked over language call

BERLIN: A German conservative party’s suggestion that immigrants speak German at home is drawing criticism even from allies. The Bavarian-based Christian Social Union, one of three parties in the German… Read more »

30 Bangladeshis immigrants to be deported

AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat Home Department has decided to deport 30 Bangladeshi nationals including seven women, who were in jail on charges of illegal immigration for more than a year, officials… Read more »


20 states to sue Obama over executive actions on immigration

AUSTIN, TEXAS: Three more states have joined a Texas-led multistate coalition suing over the Obama administration’s recently announced executive actions on immigration. The addition of Arizona, Florida and Ohio brings… Read more »


US House rebukes Obama on immigration

WASHINGTON: Emboldened Republicans issued a stern but symbolic rebuke to President Barack Obama over immigration, passing a bill in the House of Representatives declaring his executive actions to curb deportations… Read more »


Labor Dept. to modernize PERM recruitment

The Department of Labor (DOL) has released a fact sheet announcing that it will review the PERM labor certification program and relevant regulations with a goal of updating them. DOL noted that… Read more »


House leaders move to avoid immigration showdown

WASHINGTON: Trying to avoid a showdown over immigration, House Republican leaders are moving to make a deal with Democrats to pass a spending bill that would keep the government running…. Read more »


New profiling guidelines won’t affect border stops

WASHINGTON: New racial profiling guidelines being announced by the Obama administration would restrict the ability of the FBI and other law enforcement agencies to take into account religion, national origin… Read more »


Immigrants’ chances to stay tied to their State’s policies

PHOENIX: If Christian Avila lived a few hundred miles to the west, he would have a driver’s license and qualify for in-state college tuition and a host of other opportunities… Read more »

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Obama executive actions include enforcement

Shortly after the mid-term elections, President Barack Obama initiated several executive actions on immigration. As outlined in a series of Department of Homeland Security memoranda, the executive actions include, among other things:… Read more »


Things to know about immigration in Michigan

DETROIT: President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration may protect millions of people illegally living in the U.S. from deportation, but it doesn’t mean the states where they live will… Read more »

Govt launches e-visa facility for 43 countries

Govt launches e-visa facility for 43 countries

NEW DELHI: In a move which will give a major boost to the tourism sector, the Government today launched the much-awaited electronic visa facility for visitors from 43 countries including… Read more »

President Barack Obama announces executive actions on immigration during a nationally televised address from the White House in Washington

Defying GOP, Obama announces expansive immigration orders

WASHINGTON: Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement… Read more »

March to demand Obama to implement immediate administrative reliefs

Full text of Obama’s immigration speech

My fellow Americans, to night, I’d like to talk with you about immigration. For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous… Read more »


Obama warned against bypassing Congress

WASHINGTON: Top Republican leadership has cautioned US President Barack Obama against bypassing the Congress on immigration reform that would allow 11 million illegal immigrants, including 2.4 lakh Indians, to stay… Read more »

A crowd of Measure 88 supporters wave signs during a rally in Portland, Ore.

East Coast popular for immigrants in US illegally

WASHINGTON: Immigrants entering the U.S. illegally are increasingly making states along the East Coast their home rather than states closer to the Mexican border. New Jersey, Florida and Pennsylvania were… Read more »