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90 more students, mostly from India, held from fake US university

The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has so far arrested more than 250 students, who were lured to enroll in the now-closed University of Farmington in the Detroit metropolitan area by the Department of Homeland Security.
Federal law enforcement agencies have arrested 90 foreign students, mostly from India, enrolled in a fake university established by the US government to check immigration fraud, a media report has said.(Shutterstock)
Federal law enforcement agencies have arrested 90 foreign students, mostly from India, enrolled in a fake university established by the US government to check immigration fraud, a media report has said.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 28, 2019 08:30 AM IST
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Washington | ByPress Trust of India

Immigration fraud: 3,500 travel agents booked in four years in Doaba

As per a record, police receive around 10 complaints of cheating and immigration frauds everyday in Doaba, which speaks about the people’s unquenchable desire to get an NRI tag.
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Published on Oct 26, 2019 10:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByJatinder Mahal, Jalandhar

Admissions in US varsities: Here are some factors Indian students have been urged to take into account before applying

Admissions in US varsities: Students from India are advised to “exercise their due diligence” before seeking admission into American universities, the Indian Embassy here has said, months after over 100 Indians landed in trouble for enroling at a fake educational institution set up by US authorities to expose immigration fraud.
Admissions in US varsities: In the unusual advisory, Indian students are advised to take into account several factors, in particular three questions.(Shutterstock.com)
Admissions in US varsities: In the unusual advisory, Indian students are advised to take into account several factors, in particular three questions.(Shutterstock.com)
Published on Apr 11, 2019 02:52 PM IST
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PTI, Washington | ByHT Correspondent

70-year-old Indian-origin man admits to run multi-million dollar immigration fraud

Hardev Panesar admitted to the crimes in the San Diego Federal Court on Thursday and agreed to pay back $2.5 million to the victims, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ).
70-year-old Indian-origin man admits to run multi-million dollar immigration fraud.(BLOOMBERG NEWS)
70-year-old Indian-origin man admits to run multi-million dollar immigration fraud.(BLOOMBERG NEWS)
Updated on Feb 22, 2019 05:48 PM IST
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New York | ByIndo Asian News Service

Many Indian students at fake US univ head home, others tagged with monitors

The fake university was run by undercover US agents to expose immigration fraud.
Most of them were students were already in the US and had completed their studies and enrolled at Farmington to extend their stay while they looked for a job.(AP FILE)
Most of them were students were already in the US and had completed their studies and enrolled at Farmington to extend their stay while they looked for a job.(AP FILE)
Updated on Feb 04, 2019 10:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | ByYashwant Raj

Indian embassy opens hotline for students detained by US authorities

As many as 129 Indians are among the 130 foreign students arrested for enroling at a fake university allegedly to remain in the US.
As many as 129 Indians are among the 130 foreign students arrested for enroling at a fake university allegedly to remain in the US.(Representative Photo/AP)
As many as 129 Indians are among the 130 foreign students arrested for enroling at a fake university allegedly to remain in the US.(Representative Photo/AP)
Updated on Feb 02, 2019 08:45 PM IST
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129 Indians out of 130 ‘students’ arrested in US ‘pay-and-stay’ immigration scam

The arrested Indians have been placed in “removal proceedings” — marked for deportation, in other words — and will remain in the custody of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) until the conclusion of their case by immigration courts.
An illegal immigrant in the United States illegally is checked before boarding a deportation flight by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE authorities have arrested 130 people, 129 of them Indian, enrolled as students in a fake university in Detroit as an immigration fraud and will deport them (Representative Photo)(AP)
An illegal immigrant in the United States illegally is checked before boarding a deportation flight by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE authorities have arrested 130 people, 129 of them Indian, enrolled as students in a fake university in Detroit as an immigration fraud and will deport them (Representative Photo)(AP)
Updated on Feb 01, 2019 09:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | ByHT Correspondent

Punjab-origin man pleads guilty to immigration fraud in US

Was operating a scheme by falsely representing as employee of the US immigration service using Facebook and WhatsApp
Singh pleaded guilty to wire fraud and impersonation of a federal officer and faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison when sentenced on December 14.(HT File/Representative image)
Singh pleaded guilty to wire fraud and impersonation of a federal officer and faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison when sentenced on December 14.(HT File/Representative image)
Updated on Sep 19, 2018 08:52 AM IST
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Press Trust of India, New York | ByHT Correspondent
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