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2) Discuss briefly the laws that are in place to tackle illegal non-citizens in the country. Why was the Foreigners (Tribunals) Order, 1964 amended? Explain.(250 words)

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2) Discuss briefly the laws that are in place to tackle illegal non-citizens in the country. Why was the Foreigners (Tribunals) Order, 1964 amended? Explain.(250 words)

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Why this question:

The Home Minister’s announcement in the Rajya Sabha earlier this week that a National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be implemented across India, and repeated again in Assam, has ignited interest in the existing legal framework in India for illegal migrants.

Key demand of the question:

One must discuss in detail the available laws in place to tackle illegal non-citizens and way forward. Also highlight why the Foreigners (Tribunals) Order, 1964 was amended.

Directive:

DiscussThis is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

In brief discuss the provisions available in the country to deal with illegal migrants.

Body:

The first enactment made for dealing with foreigners was the Foreigners Act, 1864, which provided for the expulsion of foreigners and their arrest, detention pending removal, and for a ban on their entry into India after removal.

Discuss the various available provisions like passport act, Foreigners Act, IMDT Act.

Discuss why Foreigners (Tribunals) Order, 1964 was amended.

Explain the concerns involved.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way forward.

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