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  1. spnadmin

    Religious Hindu And Sikh Immigrants, Not Muslim, Likelier To Be Obese

    Religious Hindu and Sikh immigrants, not Muslim, likelier to be obese http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/religious-hindu-and-sikh-immigrants-not-muslim-likelier-to-be-obese-113071900422_1.html Religiosity in Hindus and Sikhs - but not Muslims - appears to be an independent...
  2. Archived_Member16

    Canada Many Immigrants Carry Religious Baggage

    Many immigrants carry religious baggage Canada offers a haven for those fleeing intolerance, rivalries and oppressive state control of their faith, a new survey shows By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun - September 29, 2012 When it comes to government clampdowns on Christians, Jews...
  3. Archived_Member16

    Canada How Many Immigrants Do We Need?

    How many immigrants do we need? No economic rationale exists for the current target of about a quarter-million newcomers a year By Herbert Grubel, Vancouver Sun - April 18, 2012 Immigration Minister Jason Kenney's recent efforts to reform Canada's immigrant selection policies will...
  4. Archived_Member16

    UK 'Trapped' Illegal Immigrants Sleep On Streets

    'Trapped' Illegal Immigrants Sleep On Streets News with video link : http://news.sky.com/home/uk-news/article/16175386
  5. Archived_Member16

    Canada Canada: Why Embracing Immigrants Works For Conservatives

    CANADA: Why embracing immigrants works for Conservatives MICHAEL ADAMS Globe and Mail Update Published Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 2:00AM EDT In many countries, conservative political parties are seen as hostile to immigrants. Right-of-centre parties in the United States and Europe tend...
  6. spnadmin

    Opinion Immigrants Love This Country More Than We Do

    Sangat ji Remember this is in the People and Opinion section. Thanks. By Cristina Odone In Southall, west London, a crowd of turbaned Sikh men stood guard outside their temples last Tuesday night. Some held swords, others hockey sticks as they defied the looters to approach. None dared...
  7. Archived_Member16

    Canada Canada Has Much To Gain By Embracing Immigrants

    July 20, 2011 Canada has much to gain by embracing immigrants By Janet Bagnall, Postmedia News - July 20, 2011 In Canada, the Conservative government is alert for any sign that irregular refugee claimants might try to reach our shores. Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said last...
  8. spnadmin

    USA More Illegal Immigrants From India Crossing The Border

    LOS FRESNOS, Texas (AP) — Police wearing berets and bulletproof vests broke down the door of a Guatemala City apartment in February hunting for illegal drugs. Instead, they found a different kind of illicit shipment: 27 immigrants from India packed into two locked rooms. The Indians, whose...
  9. findingmyway

    Controversial Go Back To Where You Came From

    SBS was one of my favourite channels when I lived in Australia. They recently aired a controversial reality TV programme called, 'Go back where you came from'. Here is the official synopsis. Six ordinary Australians agree to challenge their preconceived notions about refugees and asylum...
  10. Archived_Member16

    Canada As Nation Of Immigrants, Canada Must Now Confront Its Emigrants

    June 27, 2011 As nation of immigrants, Canada must now confront its emigrants JOE FRIESEN DEMOGRAPHICS REPORTER Monday, Jun. 27, 2011 8:23AM EDT - THE GOLBE and MAIL Canada has always thought of itself as a nation of immigrants. But new research suggests that among wealthy...
  11. spnadmin

    Heritage Early 20th Century Canadian Immigration Policy And Asian Immigrants

    BLOG POST about MIGRATION posted on MAY 26, 2011 by SATNAM SINGH Early 20th century Canadian immigration policy is marred with racist laws formed to prevent the coming of Asians to British Columbia. The story of Asian immigration is almost as old as British Columbia itself. The first...
  12. spnadmin

    Canada Kirpan Fearing PQ Finds Another Excuse To Distrust Immigrants

    Not long ago, Parti Québécois politician Louise Beaudoin was public enemy No. 1 in English Quebec. During her 1990s tenure as minister responsible for enforcing the provincial language law, Bill 101, Gazette caricaturist Aislin took to portraying Ms. Beaudoin as a leather-clad dominatrix. Ms...
  13. Archived_Member16

    USA Surge Of Immigrants From India Baffles Border Officials In Texas

    Surge of Immigrants from India Baffles Border Officials in Texas From India have entered Texas illegally from Mexico in the last year. Most are Sikhs who claim religious persecution at home. By Richard Marosi and Andrew Becker Thousands of immigrants from India have crossed into the United...
  14. Archived_Member16

    UK UK To Introduce Tougher Rules To Ensure Immigrants Learn English

    UK to introduce tougher rules to ensure immigrants learn English PTI, Feb 3, 2011, 05.39pm IST LONDON: Britain is planning to introduce tougher rules to ensure that immigrants specially from the Indian sub-continent have a "reasonable standard" of English, Prime Minister David Cameron has...
  15. spnadmin

    The Visa Problem

    In this thread we will be updating news related to problems that Indians residing in the diaspora encounter when trying to return to India. As news items are located they will be posted here. Forum members are also welcome to comment on articles, share experiences, and post news articles...
  16. Archived_Member16

    It's Not Only Immigrants Who Have Multiple Loyalties

    It's not only immigrants who have multiple loyalties We all have to juggle family, religion, work, friends, culture, ideas -- and we're much the better for it By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun - June 5, 2010   How can Sikh immigrants be loyal to Canada and, at the same time, press to create an...
  17. dalsingh

    Faujis. Illegal Immigrants From Panjab In The UK

    I've always believed that there is a racist agenda behind much of the media here in the UK. But maybe I am wrong and the media is sensationalist purely because they want to shock and sell papers. Anyway, starting yesterday there is coverage of a major illegal immigration racket that has been...
  18. Archived_Member16

    Heritage More Immigrants Keeping Mother Tongue

    http://www.570news.com/news/national/article.jsp?content=n030417A More immigrants keeping mother tongue March 04, 2008 Camille Bains THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER – Bimal Kular is busy ironing crisp, white napkins while eight other women scurry around preparing tantalizing sauces, homemade...
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    Heritage Psychological Problems Among Immigrants

    Psychological Problems Among Immigrants Sajjan Singh Bajwa, Ph.D.* * Formerly Professor, Khalsa College Amritsar and Asst. Professor, University of Southern California : 1461 W. Nancy Lane, Porterville. CA 93257. (USA) Thoughts give rise to desires, desires shape actions, actions become...
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    Sikh News Punjab Wants MEA To Help Illegal Immigrants Abroad (IANS Via Yahoo! India News)

    Chandigarh, June 13 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday urged the ministry of external affairs (MEA) to help illegal immigrants in getting themselves regularised through amnesty schemes in other countries, where they often land up on the wrong side of the law in the craze to settle abroad...
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