‘My cousin is still in jail’

Ritu Jha –   Students are chained, not given proper food and are terrified, according to a relative of one of the students caught in the fake university sting set up by US authorities. They are among hundreds of people enrolled at the University of Farmington, a fake university set up by the Department of […]

‘Frivolous filings’ cited for visa denial plan: USCIS

USCIS officials to get discretionary powers to reject incomplete applications, without requests for information   Ritu Jha   Frivolous filings are why the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has to take a strong decision about the recent policy memorandum (PM) that gives USCIS adjudicators discretionary power to deny an application, petition, or request without […]

Controversial ad rails against H1-B visas

Anti-immigrant group’s message in BART system worries Indians, the largest beneficiaries of the program   Ritu Jha   A controversial poster targeting H1-B visa workers have been placed across the Bay Area Rapid Transit train system in California. The 200 signs have been placed at San Francisco’s Civic Center station and Oakland’s 19th Street station, […]