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Gangster Obed Radiowala, accused of firing at Mahesh Bhatt, deported from the US

Crime branch officials said Radiowala has been living illegally in the US for at least a decade, and they had issued a red-corner notice against him in 2015
Obed Radiowala being taken in a flight to India from the US.(HT Photo)
Obed Radiowala being taken in a flight to India from the US.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 03, 2019 10:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Assam playing with us: Supreme Court on missing foreigners

The court was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by activist Harsh Mander that highlighted the plight of people lodged in detention centres. These migrants have not been sent back to their native countries despite being declared as illegal residents in Assam.
A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 02, 2019 12:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘This has become a joke’: SC slams Assam on deportation of illegal migrants

The Supreme Court came down hard on the Assam government and said it was not treating the issue of deportation of illegal immigrants into its territory seriously enough.
Supreme Court of India(Sunil Saxena/HT File Photo)
Supreme Court of India(Sunil Saxena/HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 13, 2019 01:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Punjab youth stuck at detention centre near US border, five travel agents booked

Sukhdev said in July 2018, his son was detained at the immigrant detention centre near the US border while trying to enter the country via Mexico illegally.
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(Representative image)
Updated on Feb 17, 2019 11:35 PM IST
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Lawmakers in US want fair treatment of Indian students

Indians diplomats, who met the University of Farmington students, were struck by their lack of reluctance to meet them and be helped to get out of a situation they never expected to encounter in their “pursuit of regular middle-class aspirations of a better career, a better life”.
Lawmakers in US want fair treatment for Indian students -(Photo by Manoj Kumar/Hindustan Times/Representative Image)(HT Photo)
Lawmakers in US want fair treatment for Indian students -(Photo by Manoj Kumar/Hindustan Times/Representative Image)(HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 08, 2019 09:37 AM IST
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Washington | ByYashwant Raj

India approaches US against deportation of held students

The detention of the students, among 130 foreign nationals rounded up by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on civil immigration charges on Wednesday, is being taken “quite seriously,” people familiar with the development said on condition of anonymity.
The India mission and consulates have visited several detention centres throughout the US to extend consular assistance to the detained students, the MEA said.(AP Photo)
The India mission and consulates have visited several detention centres throughout the US to extend consular assistance to the detained students, the MEA said.(AP Photo)
Updated on Feb 02, 2019 11:00 PM IST
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Supreme Court seeks data on foreigners detained in Assam

The central and Assam governments were on Monday asked by the Supreme Court to provide within three weeks details of the number of people declared foreigners in the north-eastern state in the last 10 years by Foreigners Tribunals and the number deported.
The Assam government was asked to file an affidavit of the total number of detention centres, inmates lodged and period of detention.
The Assam government was asked to file an affidavit of the total number of detention centres, inmates lodged and period of detention.
Published on Jan 28, 2019 11:46 PM IST
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Framing guidelines for keeping foreigners in detention centres, Centre tells Supreme Court

The issue of framing of detention manual for keeping foreign nationals had cropped up when the apex court was hearing a matter related to the condition of detention centres in Assam.
The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that it is framing guidelines for keeping foreigners in detention centres.(AP Photo)
The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that it is framing guidelines for keeping foreigners in detention centres.(AP Photo)
Updated on Nov 05, 2018 04:57 PM IST
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The NRC has landed us in a mess, writes Karan Thapar

Promised by Rajiv Gandhi, the Manmohan Singh government initiated the Register, the Supreme Court monitored it and the present government seems only too willing to implement its logic.
People check their name on the final draft list of the state's National Register of Citizens in Guwahati, July 30(Rajib Jyoti Sarma / Hindustan Times)
People check their name on the final draft list of the state's National Register of Citizens in Guwahati, July 30(Rajib Jyoti Sarma / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 04, 2018 04:28 PM IST
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US official likens family detention centre to ‘summer camp’ for migrants

At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Matthew Albence, an executive associate director at Immigration and Customs Enforcement, testified that conditions at family residential centres were not as bad as described.
File photo of immigrant children housed in a tent encampment under the new
File photo of immigrant children housed in a tent encampment under the new "zero tolerance" policy by the Trump administration near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas on June 19.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 01, 2018 10:28 AM IST
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Keeping Sikh asylum detainees with criminals violates Constitution, says Oregon federal defender

Detention centre simply not equipped to handle immigration detainees along with pre-trial federal population, tells warden of the centre in a communication
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Updated on Jul 27, 2018 11:42 AM IST
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Oregon federal defender raises turban issue for Sikh detainees

As many as 121 asylum seekers, including 52 Indians and mostly Sikhs, have been detained at the Sheridan federal detention centre for crossing over to the US from Mexico.
(HT File)
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Updated on Jul 23, 2018 11:11 PM IST
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Indian detainees in US not handcuffed, says legal aid volunteer

It was not my statement that immigrants detained at Sheridan (Oregon) have been kept in handcuffs and chains since their arrival. My statement has been misconstrued by the media,” Navneet Kaur, a community college professor, said in a statement.
Media reports had claimed that the Indian immigrants, seeking asylum in the US fearing religious and political persecution back home, were being treated like criminals in a federal prison.(Reuters File)
Media reports had claimed that the Indian immigrants, seeking asylum in the US fearing religious and political persecution back home, were being treated like criminals in a federal prison.(Reuters File)
Updated on Jul 21, 2018 10:31 AM IST
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Filthy toilets, smelly food, sleepless nights: Immigrant children describe hardships in US detention centres

Dozens of volunteer lawyers, interpreters and other legal workers fanned out across the Southwest in June and July to interview more than 200 immigrant parents and children in holding facilities, detention centres and a youth shelter.
File photo of people taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States resting in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas.(AP photo)
File photo of people taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States resting in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas.(AP photo)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 04:55 PM IST
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Protesters flood US cities against Trump’s immigration policy

In major cities and tiny towns, hundreds of thousands of marchers gathered Saturday across America, moved by accounts of children separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border, in the latest act of mass resistance against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.
Protesters flooded more than 700 marches, from immigrant-friendly cities like New York and Los Angeles to conservative Appalachia and Wyoming.(AFP)
Protesters flooded more than 700 marches, from immigrant-friendly cities like New York and Los Angeles to conservative Appalachia and Wyoming.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 01, 2018 10:12 AM IST
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Nikki Haley visits India, gurudwara committee asks her about 52 Indians held in US

Over 50 Indians, mostly Punjabi and Hindi speakers, are being held in a federal detention centre in Oregon, Washington state, where they were transferred as part of a larger group of people held allegedly for crossing into the US illegally.
US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley and US ambassador to India Kenneth Juster participating in langar seva during a visit to Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib in Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi on Thursday.(PTI)
US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley and US ambassador to India Kenneth Juster participating in langar seva during a visit to Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib in Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi on Thursday.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 28, 2018 01:15 PM IST
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Indian immigrants at US detention centre to get access to meet attorneys: Report

Nearly 100 Indians, mostly from Punjab, are detained for illegally entering the country through its southern border.
Protestors led by a coalition of interfaith religious leaders demonstrate against US immigration policy that separates parents from their children, June 23, 2018 outside the Otay Mesa Detention Center in San Diego, California.(AFP File Photo)
Protestors led by a coalition of interfaith religious leaders demonstrate against US immigration policy that separates parents from their children, June 23, 2018 outside the Otay Mesa Detention Center in San Diego, California.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Jun 26, 2018 02:52 PM IST
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US immigration row: Indian-origin senator alleges Trump administration committed ‘crime against humanity’

Indian-origin senator Kamala Harris, who visited a federal detention centre in California and met with mothers separated from their children, has alleged that the Trump administration has committed “crime against humanity”.
Indian-origin senator Kamala Harris (pictured) demanded immediate reunification of separated families, raising concern over their detention in a “typical prison setting”.(AFP/File Photo)
Indian-origin senator Kamala Harris (pictured) demanded immediate reunification of separated families, raising concern over their detention in a “typical prison setting”.(AFP/File Photo)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 10:43 AM IST
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Chasing American dream, Punjabi youths in US detention centres

Nearly 100 Indians, mostly from Punjab, are lodged in two detention centres for illegally entering the US; most get nabbed at the Mexico border before being shipped to such centre
Recent reports have claimed that a group of 52 Indians, mostly Sikhs, was held at a detention centre in US State of Oregon.(Photo: Federal Bureau of Prisons)
Recent reports have claimed that a group of 52 Indians, mostly Sikhs, was held at a detention centre in US State of Oregon.(Photo: Federal Bureau of Prisons)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 12:00 PM IST
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Up to 45 more Indians in US custody for crossing border ‘illegally’

The detainees are being held at a federal detention centre in Otero, New Mexico state. With this, the total count of Indian detainees in the US has been pegged at nearly 100.
Mexicans caught for illegally crossing the US border at the central processing centre in McAllen, Texas, recently.(AFP File)
Mexicans caught for illegally crossing the US border at the central processing centre in McAllen, Texas, recently.(AFP File)
Updated on Jun 22, 2018 10:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | ByYashwant Raj

On separation of migrant families, better sense prevails

President Donald Trump has rolled back his policy of separating babies and children from their parents as part of a crackdown on illegal migrants following widespread outrage and condemnation, but there is no word yet on how thousands of children being held in detention centres will be reunited with their families.
As the elected leader of the US, Trump has every right to demand the building of a wall on his side of the border with Mexico and to take steps he believes will secure the citizens of his country. But to continue pretending that(AP)
As the elected leader of the US, Trump has every right to demand the building of a wall on his side of the border with Mexico and to take steps he believes will secure the citizens of his country. But to continue pretending that(AP)
Updated on Jun 21, 2018 04:57 PM IST
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Indian man dies in Japanese immigration detention centre in apparent suicide

Man, in his 30s, was believed to have spent 10 months at the centre. Japan’s detention system has been widely criticised over medical standards, monitoring of detainees and mental health care.
Some 14 people have died in Japan’s immigration detention centres since 2006. As of Friday, Japan’s 17 immigration detention facilities held 1,317 people, said the justice ministry.(Reuters/Picture for representation)
Some 14 people have died in Japan’s immigration detention centres since 2006. As of Friday, Japan’s 17 immigration detention facilities held 1,317 people, said the justice ministry.(Reuters/Picture for representation)
Updated on Apr 13, 2018 05:43 PM IST
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Time to implement policies for ‘invisible’ street children

Through adequate policy coverage, budget allocations and making them more visible by giving them an identity, we will be protecting the rights and lives of street children. In the process, we will also make our cities safe for our children
Children who live on their own without any adult/parental care, protection and guidance are the most vulnerable(Sanjeev Verma/ HT)
Children who live on their own without any adult/parental care, protection and guidance are the most vulnerable(Sanjeev Verma/ HT)
Updated on Apr 12, 2018 06:03 PM IST
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Assam awaits Centre’s fund for foreigners detention centre in Goalpara

The state’s home and political department had given its nod to the project in early 2016 to lodge detected foreigners awaiting deportation. There are over 90,000 declared illegal migrants in Assam.
A Foreigners Tribunals in Assam’s Goalpara district. The state has more than 32 such tribunals to determine the status of citizens whose Indian nationality is found to be doubtful(HT File Photo)
A Foreigners Tribunals in Assam’s Goalpara district. The state has more than 32 such tribunals to determine the status of citizens whose Indian nationality is found to be doubtful(HT File Photo)
Published on Apr 04, 2018 10:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | BySadiq Naqvi
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