US fake university to nab illegal immigrants: Hundreds of Indians face deportation


New Delhi, Feb 2 : Indian government is closely monitoring the situation in which hundreds of Indian students, mainly from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, face deportation for illegally staying in America by enrolling themselves as students with the fake university by the name of University of Farmington in United States.

The US Department of Homeland Security created a fake university by the name of University of Farmington in Michigan – with the aim of trapping immigration agents and illegal immigrants, who were extending their stay in America on the pretext of being students.

“Government of India continues to closely monitor and take proactive measures to address the situation arising out of the detention of several Indian students in connection with their enrollment in a fraudulent university in the United States,”Ministry of external Affairs issued the statement.

Arrest warrants for 600 Farmington ‘students’ have been issued, many of whom are Indian citizens.

A federal grand jury in Detroit has charged eight people working as immigration agents, mostly from India, in connection to the investigation.
The Indian Consulate General in Chicago is also mointoring the situation.

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