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In the Netherlands, story of the far-Right in Europe

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Published on Nov 30, 2023 05:04 AM IST

Highly skilled H-1B workers pivot from U.S to Canada amid visa program changes

Skilled international workers on H-1B visas in the US are now looking for job opportunities in Canada. (Representative Photo)
Published on Nov 25, 2023 01:39 AM IST

UK PM facing pressure to sack minister over remarks on Palestine march

Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak
Published on Nov 10, 2023 12:01 PM IST

Ahmedabad man booked for human trafficking

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Updated on Nov 05, 2023 07:08 AM IST

Canada caps immigration target as it struggles with housing crisis, inflation

As public opinion in the country turns against high levels of immigration, the Canadian government announced on Wednesday that it will not increase the intake of permanent residents beginning from 2026
Updated on Nov 03, 2023 05:08 AM IST

Canada to cap immigration target amid housing crisis, inflation

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Updated on Nov 02, 2023 03:00 PM IST

Over 40% Canadians say there is too much immigration: Survey

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Updated on Nov 01, 2023 06:38 AM IST

Over 40% Canadians say there is too much immigration to the country: Poll

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left) rides on a new all electric public transportation bus before making an housing announcement in Brampton, Ontario, on October 20. (AP)
Published on Oct 31, 2023 02:44 PM IST

Why some Indian Americans are queasy about the rise of Ramaswamy and Haley

Vivek Ramaswamy, chairman and co-founder of Strive Asset Management and 2024 Republican presidential candidate, left, and Nikki Haley, former ambassador to the United Nations and 2024 Republican presidential candidate,
Updated on Sep 26, 2023 04:53 PM IST

Pak born Hindu who took refuge in India amid persecution in Pak gets ED relief

The person was granted citizenship of India on February 15, 2017. (Representative file image)
Updated on Sep 26, 2023 02:58 PM IST

Anxious parents of Punjabi students in Canada say can only wait and watch

Canada is the top choice among Punjabi youngsters due to its flexible education policy, work opportunities, easier post-graduation immigration possibilities.
Published on Sep 21, 2023 05:25 PM IST

Bipartisanship blooms as GOP's Ramaswamy backs NYC Mayor on migrant crisis

FILE PHOTO: Former biotech executive Vivek Ramaswamy speaks at the first Republican candidates' debate of the 2024 U.S. presidential campaign in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. August 23, 2023.
Published on Sep 08, 2023 12:24 AM IST

The Hollywood strikes reveal Los Angeles’s deepest anxieties

Picketers carry signs outside Fox studios on Monday, Aug. 14, 2023, in Los Angeles. The Hollywood writers strike passed the 100-day mark as the film and television industries remain paralyzed by dual actors and screenwriters strikes. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Published on Aug 24, 2023 05:55 PM IST

British voters want more immigrants but less immigration

British Union flag bunting on Rochester High Street in Rochester, UK, on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023. Grocery price inflation has fallen sharply, another sign that Britain�s cost-of-living crisis is gradually easing for consumers. Photographer: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg
Published on Aug 19, 2023 01:30 AM IST

Resurrecting the American dream

Indian H1-B holders have to wait as long as 89 years for their permanent residency visas according to the Cato Institute
Updated on Aug 02, 2023 12:42 PM IST

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: Boarding pass... or fail?

The opening scene of Love Actually (2003) is set at Heathrow’s arrival area, and features Liam Neeson and Claudia Schiffer (below) welcoming loved ones. It’s a far cry from Heathrow of today.
Updated on Aug 10, 2023 08:22 PM IST

US immigration announces second lottery round for H-1B visas. Details here

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a second round of random lottery selection for the highly coveted H-1B visas for the fiscal year 2024.
Published on Jul 28, 2023 06:38 PM IST

Missed Canada's H1-B Open Work Permit? Fear not, here are your alternatives

There are multiple pathways for H-1B holders to explore Canada's promising avenues apart from Open Work Permit slots, without the need for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).
Published on Jul 26, 2023 03:29 PM IST

'Illegal immigration harms all nations': Italian PM Giorgia Meloni

Italy's Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni.
Published on Jul 23, 2023 06:56 PM IST

‘No room for migrants’, New York Mayor Eric Adam says NYC is ‘full capacity’

Travelers wait at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, U.S.
Published on Jul 21, 2023 12:51 PM IST

Canada's 10K Open Work Permits for US H1-B Visa holders max out within 48 hours

In a move aimed at enhancing labor mobility between Canada and the United States, those who hold a United States H-1B specialty occupation visa may be eligible to apply to work and live in Canada.
Updated on Jul 18, 2023 02:56 PM IST

China needs foreign workers. So why won’t it embrace immigration?

China’s future economic and social needs resemble those that have made other societies recruit guest workers.
Published on Jul 16, 2023 11:46 PM IST

Canada Express Entry: 4300 invites issued, over 500 in the healthcare category

A Canada flag flies in Hamilton, Ontario. (REUTERS/FILE)
Published on Jun 29, 2023 03:37 PM IST

Indians likely to be major beneficiaries as Canada seeks to attract tech talent

Canadian immigration, refugees and citizenship minister Sean Fraser. (Twitter)
Updated on Jun 28, 2023 09:33 AM IST

Fake offer letters & dashed foreign dreams: How a con agent duped 700 in Punjab

Students have been protesting in Canada against the deportation notice severed by the government after their documents were found to be fake. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 15, 2023 10:41 AM IST

Punjab govt to provide legal assistance to students: Kuldeep Dhaliwal

Punjab NRI affairs minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal on Thursday said that the state government will provide free legal assistance to around 700 students facing deportation from Canada. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 12:24 AM IST

Canada govt focus not to penalise victims in fake offer letter case, says min

Sean Fraser, Canada's immigration, refugee and citizenship minister, during a news conference.
Updated on May 27, 2023 02:20 PM IST

Indians corner highest number of UK visas as Sunak faces migration backlash

The latest data comes days after UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman announced a clampdown on the right of student visa holders to bring dependent family members, limiting it only to PhD level students.
Updated on May 25, 2023 11:58 PM IST

Faster immigration clearance for ‘trusted travellers’ in the works

The government is set to launch a “Trusted Traveller Programme” for travellers with Indian passports across international airports (Agencies)
Updated on May 12, 2023 09:45 AM IST
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