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350 migrants 'break violently' into Mexico as new caravan arrives
World

350 migrants 'break violently' into Mexico as new caravan arrives

A group of around 350 Central American migrants "broke violently" into Mexico yesterday, the country's immigration authorities said, as a new caravan of around 2,500 people arrived from Guatemala.
#PolicyExplainer: All about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019
India

#PolicyExplainer: All about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019

The Lok Sabha on Tuesday had passed, amid protests by the Opposition, the Citizen (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955.
UK visa costs increase significantly for Indians, non-EU migrants
World

UK visa costs increase significantly for Indians, non-EU migrants

The overall cost for a UK visa for Indians as well as non-EU citizens will increase from Tuesday after plans to increase the immigration health surcharge (IHS) were approved.
US: Two migrant children die in border detention camps
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US: Two migrant children die in border detention camps

An eight-year-old Guatemalan child detained by US Customs and Border Protection died on Tuesday, marking the second death of an migrant child in government custody at the US-Mexico border this month.
UN Assembly adopts refugee pact, only US, Hungary vote 'no'
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UN Assembly adopts refugee pact, only US, Hungary vote 'no'

The UN General Assembly yesterday adopted, by a wide majority, a Global Compact on Refugees aimed at improving efforts to manage large refugee movements but without the support of the United States and Hungary.
Gujarat: 14-month-old's rape sets off attacks on UP, Bihar migrants
India

Gujarat: 14-month-old's rape sets off attacks on UP, Bihar migrants

The rape of a 14-month-old, allegedly by a Bihari migrant in Sabarkantha district of Gujarat last week, has set off revenge attacks on migrants from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, reports IE.
Germany to ease immigration rules to tackle worker shortage
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Germany to ease immigration rules to tackle worker shortage

Worker-starved Germany will ease immigration rules to attract foreign job seekers, including giving well-integrated irregular migrants, in employment, a shot at staying, ministers said yesterday.
Thirteen Bangladeshi nationals including 5 children arrested in Mathura
India

Thirteen Bangladeshi nationals including 5 children arrested in Mathura

Thirteen Bangladeshi nationals, including five children, were taken into custody today in a village near Mathura, police said.
Indians relieved after US misses another H-4 notification deadline
World

Indians relieved after US misses another H-4 notification deadline

The Donald Trump administration has failed yet again to issue a notification for revocation of H-4 visas on time, bringing relief to lakhs of Indians.

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