Friday, 30 September, 2022

Topic: immigrants

For decades, Leicester built communal walls. Waves of immigrants made it more toxic

East Ham and Waltham Forest are Pakistani Punjabi, Luton is Kashmiri Muslim, Southall is Punjabi Sikh, and Tower Hamlet is Bangladeshi. Each walled off their neighbourhoods to other immigrants.

Singapore defends employing workers from India & other countries as opposition seeks limits

Free trade agreements are a keystone for the economy and responsible for creating hundreds of thousands of jobs, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said in an address in parliament Tuesday.

US lawmakers urge Biden administration to prevent deportation of ‘documented dreamers’

Congresswoman Deborah Ross and Indian American Congressman Dr Ami Bera led the group of 36 lawmakers in sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security to protect 'documented dreamers', many of whom are Indians.

What is DACA? Obama policy for illegal immigrants helped Indians, now Kamala Harris pushes it

VP Kamala Harris has called upon Congress to create a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA program that was introduced 9 yrs ago.

Kamala Harris has first major task laid out for her: solving migrant influx on border

Harris will have two goals in her new role — develop strategies to stop flow of migrants and establish better relationships with Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

Women are taking lead in vaccine development. Therein lies a lesson

The unprecedented impact of women in the field of vaccine development means that there are other endeavours that would greatly benefit from more involvement by women.

Biden administration likely to provide US citizenship to over 5 lakh Indians

A policy document issued by the Biden campaign says his administration will support family-based immigration and preserve family unification as a core principle, which includes reducing the family visa backlog.

48% of foreign students in US in 2019 were Indian & Chinese, says report

According to a report by the Student and Exchange Visitor Programme, 75 per cent of all nonimmigrant students in the US are from Asia.

Taiwan lures bankers, skilled workers looking to escape a tense Hong Kong

Hours after the Hong Kong's new security law came into effect Tuesday, Taiwan opened an office dedicated to making migration easier for residents and companies.

‘La Bestia’ — the train of violence and assault that takes migrants to US-Mexico border

La Bestia is the freight train migrants use to get from southern Mexico to the US border when they can’t afford a bus ticket or a smuggler.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
File photo of the Amazon logo pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru | Reuters/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Amazon India ties up with influencers for ‘live-stream shopping’ to drive festive season sales

Live-stream shopping events are hugely popular in China, with the feature being used by Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao & Bytedance's Douyin and driving millions of dollars in sales.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.