Category Articles: Immigration

1.6 lakh Indians renounced their citizenship in 2021; Over 78000 got US citizenship

July 19, 2022
1.6 lakh Indians renounced their citizenship in 2021; Over 78000 got US citizenship

New Delhi: Ministry of Home Affairs on 19th July during the Monsoon Session of Lok Sabha presented the data about the people who renounced Indian citizenship till the Current year since 2019. According to that data, a total of 1,63,370 Indians renounced their citizenship in different countries, as compared to 85,256 in 2020 and 1,44,017 in 2019. Out of these 1,63,370 citizens, more than 78 thousand got US citizenship, whereas more than 25 Thousand got citizenship in Australia, 21597 got Ca...Read More

Six from Gujarat held for illegally entering the U.S. to be sent back

June 06, 2022
Six from Gujarat held for illegally entering the U.S. to be sent back

Gandhinagar: The 6 intruders from Gujarat, found illegally entering the USA, were unable to reply in English when the judge of a court in the USA asked them questions, despite their score being found 8 bands in an IELTS exam. The 6 persons, based from Gujarat, were found crossing the Canada-America border by boat via Saint Regis river on 28th April. However, the boat started to sink after entering the USA. The local police arrived and rescued them. The 6 persons had given IELTS exam conducted t...Read More

Illegal U.S. immigration agent held in Kalol after an incident of firing

February 05, 2022
Illegal U.S. immigration agent held in Kalol after an incident of firing

Gandhinagar: An incident of firing took place in Kalol over payment for illegal entry in America. None was injured. An agent who sends the people illegally to America was held. Police is probing this case. Vishnubhai Maneklal Patel, a resident of Maruti Bungalow in Panchvati area of Kalok runs grocery shop. His friend Mahesh Vyas introduced him to an agents Rutvik Vijay Parekh (resident of Sardar Patel Nagar in Shastrinagar area of Naranpura, Ahmedabad). and Devam Gopalbhai Brahmbhatt( Diamo...Read More

Mahesana students stuck in Poland get help from Lok Sabha MP

July 24, 2021
Mahesana students stuck in Poland get help from Lok Sabha MP

Mehsana: Two students of Kadi taluka in Mehsana district traveling to Canada for studies got stuck in Poland due to error by an immigration officer of Poland during document verification. When contacted, the Lok Sabha MP of Mehsana immediately approached the Ministry of External Affairs following which both students were allowed to travel to Canada. Two students Riya Shaileshbhai Patel and Harshkumar Dineshbhai Patel were traveling to Canada via Poland for further studies. An immigration of...Read More

CoWIN certificates to be linked to Passport of three types of travelers going abroad

June 07, 2021
CoWIN certificates to be linked to Passport of three types of travelers going abroad

New Delhi: Government of India has been supporting the efforts of States and UTs for an effective Vaccination drive under the ‘Whole of Government” approach since 16th January this year. With the aim to universalize the Vaccination drive, the Government has opened vaccination for all adults above 18 years of age with the onset of Liberalized Phase III of India’s vaccination strategy from 1st May 2021. It has been a constant endeavour of the Union Government to streamline the vaccinatio...Read More

Lady attack AIU officers at SVBPI Airport, two couples booked; 2 males arrested

November 01, 2019
Lady attack AIU officers at SVBPI Airport, two couples booked; 2 males arrested

Ahmedabad:The police has booked two couples and arrested two males among them for assaulting Airport Intelligence Unit (AIU) sleuths at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here,' police said today. PI of the Airport Police Station K C Rathwa said that the two couple had arrived here late last night by flight number SG 16 from Dubai. A small girl with them was wearing gold jewelries and when two of the AIU officers inquired about it, the couple hailing from Ahmedabad, said tha...Read More

Ahmedabad based 32-year old man caught at Delhi airport while trying to fly to New York as 81-year old man

September 10, 2019
Ahmedabad based 32-year old man caught at Delhi airport while trying to fly to New York as 81-year old man

New Delhi: A 32-year-old man, Jayesh Patel from Ahmedabad, Gujarat was caught by CISF personnel at the Delhi airport for allegedly impersonating an octogenarian passenger by using a fake passport with the name of Amrik Singh, aged 81 years. Jayesh coloured his hair and beard white, arrived on a wheelchair to board a flight to New York from the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Sunday. The passenger looked suspicious to (CISF) officials on frisking duty as he expressed his inability to st...Read More

Swallowed golden chocolates recovered from bodies of smugglers nabbed at Surat airport

September 03, 2019
Swallowed golden chocolates recovered from bodies of smugglers nabbed at Surat airport

Surat: Three golden chocolates were recovered from two smugglers hospitalized here. The smugglers were nabbed by Customs department at Surat airport. Samim Saeed(58) and Hamad Khalil Ul Rehman(29), both from Delhi were nabbed by Custom department at Surat airport after presence of metal was detected in their bodies during metal detector test. Both had given confession that they had made chocolates of golden paste and swallowed it. On Thursday, both accused were taken to civil hospital fo...Read More

Custom Superintendent of Ahmedabad airport arrested in Rs. 8 crore gold smuggling case

August 07, 2019
Custom Superintendent of Ahmedabad airport arrested in Rs. 8 crore gold smuggling case

Ahmedabad: Custom Superintendent Sommnath Chaudhary has been arrested and sent to judicial custody for his involvement in gold smuggling at Sardar Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad. The agency in its probe found that Rs. 8 crore gold was smuggled via Ahmedabad airport and sold to jewelers in South Gujarat. Chaudhary's involvement emerged through call records of one of accused caught red-handed while smuggling gold. Others involved in this case are Sajjan Jahangir Chaudhary (Va...Read More

More and more countries need to do more to welcome immigrants:Canadian PM in Gujarat

February 19, 2018
More and more countries need to do more to welcome immigrants:Canadian PM in Gujarat

Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar: Canadian PM Justin P Trudeau today said that more and more countries should show much liberal and welcoming attitude towards the refugees coming in hope of a better life. Trudeau during his address and interactive session in IIMA here today said "More countries need to do more to welcome immigrants not because that is the right thing to do, but because refugees who flee the persecution in their country for a better life in another, are extremely grate...Read More

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