Category Articles: Immigration

More and more countries need to do more to welcome immigrants:Canadian PM in Gujarat

February 19, 2018
More and more countries need to do more to welcome immigrants:Canadian PM in Gujarat

Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar: Canadian PM Justin P Trudeau today said that more and more countries should show much liberal and welcoming attitude towards the refugees coming in hope of a better life. Trudeau during his address and interactive session in IIMA here today said "More countries need to do more to welcome immigrants not because that is the right thing to do, but because refugees who flee the persecution in their country for a better life in another, are extremely grate...Read More

Three on way to Canada, deported from Doha, nabbed in Ahmedabad with fake passport, visa, aadhar card

February 06, 2018
Three on way to Canada, deported from Doha, nabbed in Ahmedabad with fake passport, visa, aadhar card

Ahmedabad: City crime branch has booked three for traveling with fake visa, passport and aadhar card. The three passengers had left Ahmedabad airport to reach Canada via Doha. They were deported from Doha after immigration check. City crime branch had got information that immigration officer RK Verma had detained two gents and one lady at Sardar Patel international airport in Ahmedabad. Detained passengers had managed to create passport and visa with own photos but someone else's name and ad...Read More

Passenger from Sharjah nabbed with around 3 kg gold at Ahmedabad airport

August 26, 2017
Passenger from Sharjah nabbed with around 3 kg gold at Ahmedabad airport

Ahmedabad: The custom sleuths today seized around 3 kg gold from a passenger who arrived here in a flight from Sharjah at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport. The luggage of the passenger who had hidden the gold in form of wire was checked and it was recovered. He was being interrogated. The gold was worth around 82 lakhs in India marke, an Airport customs source today said. Notably on April 7, passenger from UAE was caught with gold and jewelry weighing around ...Read More

Speedy entry in the US as India formally joined an American initiative

June 28, 2017
Speedy entry in the US as India formally joined an American initiative

Washington: President Donald Trump welcomed India's entry into the International Expedited Traveller Initiative (Global Entry Programme), saying it would facilitate closer business and educational ties between the citizens of India and the US. The India-US joint statement, issued after talks between Trump and Modi, said the US president lauded the entrepreneurship and innovation of Indians and IndianAmericans that have directly benefited both nations. Citizens of Switzerland and the UK to...Read More

No need to fill in departure card when flying abroad from July

June 18, 2017
No need to fill in departure card when flying abroad from July

New Delhi: The government of India had on March 2, 2014 discontinued filling up of arrival (disembarkation) cards by Indians and now a June 14 notification issued by the ministry of external affairs seeks to discontinue the departure cards issued by the bureau of immigration for Indian passengers at all international airports across India in order to make the immigration process a smooth experience. At present, Indian passengers leaving for abroad are supposed to fill in details such as name, da...Read More

Patel detained at Atlanta airport dies in Immigration custody

May 19, 2017
Patel detained at Atlanta airport dies in Immigration custody

New York: A 58-year-old Indian man from Gujarat Atulbhai Patel, who was in the US customs' custody for entering the country illegally, died on Tuesday afternoon after being hospitalised for shortness of breath. Atulbhai, son of Babubhai Patel was taken in custody by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the Atlanta City Detention Centre for two days. He died at Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital with the officials stating the preliminary cause of his demise as complications from congestive h...Read More

Woman from Ahmedabad deported from Canada, arrested in Mumbai for fake passport

May 11, 2017
Woman from Ahmedabad deported from Canada, arrested in Mumbai for fake passport

Mumbai: Kamal Dabgar, a 23-yead old woman from Ahmedabad has been arrested by Sahar police in Mumbai and sent to police custody till April 13 for traveling to Canada with a fake passport. Dabgar has been booked for forgery, cheating and other offenses. Dabgar had received a fake passport with visa through a travel agent. She came to Mumbai on Monday and took a flight to Canada. She was deported back from Canada to Mumbai when Canadian immigration authorities found her passport as fake. Read More

Passenger from Dubai nabbed with around 2 kg gold at Ahmedabad airport

April 03, 2017
Passenger from Dubai nabbed with around 2 kg gold at Ahmedabad airport

Ahmedabad: A man was nabbed with around 2 kg gold worth over Rs 60 lakhs from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here today. Custom sleuths nabbed Samir Ansari, a native of Surat in Gujarat, who had arrived here in a morning flight from Dubai. A Custom official said that the passenger was caught with the hidden gold on suspicion. He is being investigated. DeshGujaratRead More

Passenger coming from Dubai nabbed at Ahmedbad with fake passport

December 27, 2016
Passenger coming from Dubai nabbed at Ahmedbad with fake passport

Ahmedabad: A man who had arrived at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel international airport here in a flight from middle east was today nabbed for traveling with a fake passport. Police said that Anthony Jose, a native of Kerala was caught with a fake passport by the immigration officials here and was handed over to the Sardarnagar police station for further investigation. During the primary interrogation it has been revealed that Anthony used to work as a production manager in a Dubai...Read More

16 kg gold biscuits recovered from baby diapers at IGIA

December 12, 2016
16 kg gold biscuits recovered from baby diapers at IGIA

New Delhi: At least 16 kg gold biscuits hidden in baby diapers were today recovered from the Indira Gandhi International Airport here after a group of fliers coming from Dubai were intercepted by security agencies. Officials said the recovery was made around 7:00 AM when a group of six passengers arrived here from Dubai and were intercepted for a thorough check. "Gold biscuits weighing about 16 kgs have been recovered from the passengers. The sixteen gold biscuits, of one kg each, were fou...Read More

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