Immigration Current Affairs, GK & News

Deferential Action for Childhood Arrivals

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is the US’ immigration policy that allows undocumented immigrants who were brought into the country as children to receive a renewable 2-year period of deferred action from deportation and become eligible for a work permit within the US. The Trump Administration had tried ending this Obama-era programme in ..

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Windrush Scandal

The British government recently apologised for the Windrush Scandal of 2018- for the wrongful detention and mistreatment of the Windrush generation. About the Scandal In 2018, a political scandal arose in the UK when the Home Office wrongfully detained and denied the legal rights to a certain category of people. Most of these people were ..

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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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USA’s Denaturalisation Section

US Department of Justice has created a dedicated division to deal with denaturalisation. This is in light of increasing number of denaturalisation cases under Trump’s presidency. 1) What is denaturalisation? Denaturalisation is the process of revoking the citizenship of a person who was not born in the country. The US department of justice recently created ..

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Australia’s immigration policy- Pacific detention camps

The Australian government reversed its February decisions regarding the transfer of immigrants from its Pacific camps. The Australian government does not allow the entry of illegal immigrants into the country. It houses them on the islands of Papua New Guinea and Nauru. In February, the government had introduced the medical evacuation legislation which gave the ..

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