illegal migrants

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

India may grant citizenship to Hindus from Bangladesh soon

The home ministry of India is ready with draft amendments to citizenship law that will exempt minority citizens of Bangladesh and Pakistan who had gone to that country out of fear of religious prosecution from being tagged as "illegal migrants".

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016

US to send back 30 Bangladeshis

The United States will send back 30 Bangladeshis living there illegally.

September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015

Migrant crisis: Record number enters Hungary

The number of migrants entering Hungary from Serbia hit a new record on amid tension in eastern Europe over how to deal with the crisis.

September 3, 2015
September 3, 2015

At least 14 killed as boat overloaded with migrants capsizes off Malaysia

Overloaded wooden boat believed to be carrying dozens of Indonesian illegal immigrants sinks off the coast of Malaysia, killing at least 14 people, 13 of them women, maritime officials say.

August 29, 2015
August 29, 2015

Bangladeshis, among 26 migrants rescued in Austria

Three children are in a critical condition after being rescued from a lorry in Austria that contained 26 migrants from Bangladesh, Syria and Afghanistan.

August 6, 2015
August 6, 2015

Malaysia, Bangladesh to seek solution to human trafficking

Malaysia and Bangladesh agree to work together towards a permanent solution of irregular movement of people in the Indian Ocean.

July 14, 2015
July 14, 2015

102 boat migrants found by Myanmar navy

Myanmar's navy discovers over a hundred migrants stranded for weeks on a southern island.

June 29, 2015
June 29, 2015

Bahrain offers 'amnesty' for illegal workers

Bahrain has offered overstaying workers including Bangladeshis an opportunity to legalise their employment there.

June 19, 2015
June 19, 2015

37 more trafficking victims return from Myanmar

Thirty-seven more Bangladeshi trafficking victims, who are rescued by Myanmar navy on May 21, returned to the country.

May 31, 2015
May 31, 2015

3 ‘traffickers’ held, 2 victims rescued in Dhaka

The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members detain three alleged human traffickers and rescue two victims in separate places in the capital.