[Washington,DC] President Donald J Trump Now Pushes for Merit-Based Immigration
He also called for ending the chain migration, the fastest and easiest way to gain legal entry into America, through sponsorship by a family member who is already a legal resident or citizen of the US.
Trump’s these comments found support from several lawmakers.
A legislation in this regard is expected to be presented in the next few days.
[New Delhi] Indian Nationals Are Entering United States Through All Legal Channels
This Appreciable Trend Has Reduced More Than Three Times of Inadmissible Indian Nationals in 3 years in USA
.Satnam Singh Chahal executive director North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) Quoting Freedom of information Act (FOIA) said that the the number of total inadmissible
2013 Indian Nationals were 11,448 and out of this number 2,621 were women and 206 minors were between the age of 13-17 years.Similary during the year of
2014 total inadmissible Indian Nationals were 8,242 and out of them 1,965 were women and 78 minors were between the age of 13-17.
In The year of 2015 were very less compare to the year of 2013.Only 7,617 Indian Nationals were inadmissible in which
1,841 were women and 66 minors were under the age of 13-17. This is good trend that Indian Nationals prefer to enter United States through all legal channels
[New Delhi] Duty-Free Shop keepers At IGI Airport Smuggling Gold
Smugglers are using the duty-free shop at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here to sneak gold into the country.
There has been an unprecedented five-time jump in cases of gold smuggling in 2014-15 over 2012-13 during which yellow metal worth Rs 1,120 crore was seized.
A total of 4,400 cases of gold smuggling have been registered in the country during 2014-15. About 4,480 kg (4.48 metric tonnes) of the precious metal valued at about Rs 1,120 crore were seized in these cases.
There were 870 cases of gold smuggling registered during 2012-13, five times less than those filed in 2014-15 fiscal.
About 400 kg of gold valued at about Rs 100 crore were seized in these cases.
In 2013-14, as many as 2,700 cases were registered which 2,760 kgs (2.76 metric tonnes) of gold, worth about Rs 690 crore was seized.
As per sources ,Many such issues were discussed during a recent meeting by officials of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) with representatives of airlines, immigration, Central Industrial Security Force, Customs and Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL),
The officials pointed out instances where passengers would hide gold in duty-free shop allegedly with the connivance of ground handling staff manning it. Later, the gold would be ferried out of the airport by one of the personnel working there.
There has also been a demand to regulate the use of mobile phones by ground handling staff and restrict their access within the airport to check gold smuggling,
The Customs authorities have also expressed concern over non-availability of a X-ray machine at the arrival area to exclusively scan hand baggages of passengers,
There have been some cases where people were hiding gold in hand baggages. In most of the cases they are caught, but the possibility of gold coming into the country in few instances without the payment of duty cannot be ruled out
The meeting was called after authorities found either an airline crew or workers of ground handling companies allegedly involved in 80 cases of gold smuggling reported in past three years.
Presidents Obama And His Mexican Counterpart Nieto Desired a Great New year for Relationship
Presidents Barack Obama And His Mexican Counterpart Peña Nieto Voiced Their Desire for 2015 to be a great year for the U.S.-Mexico relationship
Barack Obama welcomed Mexican President Peña Nieto and his delegation to the White House.
This meeting marked Peña Nieto’s first White House visit as the President of Mexico.
The two Presidents discussed a range of topics, including immigration, economic growth, security, and Cuba. Both voiced their desire for 2015 to be a great year for the U.S.-Mexico relationship –
– “a relationship which is mainly based on friendship, cordiality, mutual respect, shared interests for prosperity and development for our nations,” President Peña Nieto said.
President Obama described his initiative to end the 50 years policy with relation to Cuba but without compromising human rights and democracy and political freedom. Visiting Mexican President Assured Tireless Support.