Over 7000 Indians sought US asylum in 2017

Over 7,000 people from India filed applications for asylum in the US last year, according to a report by the UN refugee agency which said America was the largest recipient of new asylum requests in 2017. The UN Refugee Agency said in its annual Global Trends report that 68.5 million people globally were displaced…

52 Indian asylum seekers among detainees under Trump’s zero-tolerance policy

WASHINGTON: More than 50 individuals from India, some of them possibly separated from their children, are reportedly incarcerated at a federal prison in Oregon under the Trump administration’s tough ''zero-tolerance'' policy against illegal immigration, an Asia-Pacific activist organization said on Tuesday. Over the last month, 123 immigrants seeking asylum have been detained…
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