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Britain-France deal to stop illegal migration

A bilateral agreement worth 74.5 million USD was signed by Britain and France to boost their efforts to curb illegal migration from the English Channel crossings. What are key features of the agreement? The agreement, worth $74.5 million (72.2 million euros), aims to stop migrants crossing the Channel to England in small boats. It calls ..

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6th India-EU HLDMM

The sixth High Level Dialogue on Migration and Mobility (HLDMM) between India and European Union (EU). About 6th India-EU HLDMM The 6th India-EU HLDMM was held in Brussels on October 27, 2022. The fifth edition was organized in New Delhi in 2019. The high-level dialogue focused on wide range of topics related to the promotion ..

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Ghojadanga of West Bengal and Agartala of Tripura designated as immigration check posts

On March 6, 2020, Ghojadanga of West Bengal and Agartala of Tripura were designated as land immigration check posts. They are located in Indo-Bangladesh border. Highlights The Government of India has designated Agartala and Ghojadanga to check all classes of passengers entering to and exiting from India. The immigration posts will check travel documents of ..

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Kerala: the first state to pass anti-CAA resolution

The Kerala Government on December 31, 2019, passed a resolution to rollback the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) that was passed during this winter session of Parliament. According to the Kerala Government, the CAA act contradicts the basic principles of Constitution. Highlights According to the Government of Kerala, the act was against secularism and has triggered ..

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Citizenship (Amendment) bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha

On December 4, 2019, the Union Cabinet cleared the Citizenship (Amendment) bill, for the bill to be tabled in Lok Sabha. The bill is being tabled amidst widespread protests in the north eastern states. Key Features The bill aims at providing Indian citizenship to 6 minority communities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. The communities are ..

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U.S. Visa process now needs Social Media Profiles

Under a new rule, the United States has asked all Visa applicants to must provide information on their social media use and declare their social media profiles going back five years. Key Highlights Background: The new Visa rules originates from a March 2017 executive order issued by US President Donald Trump which was intended to ..

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