India: Important Information on Karnataka and Tamil Nadu Situation

Due to the Supreme Court of India's ruling over the Cauvery River - an interstate water sharing issue that has increased political tensions in the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, especially in Bangalore - foreign nationals in these areas should expect immigration application processing delays and rescheduled appointments over the next week. Employers in these areas should account for their employees and foreign nationals should avoid unnecessary travel through Karnataka and Tamil Nadu through this week.

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Due to the Supreme Court of India's ruling over the Cauvery River - an interstate water sharing issue that has increased political tensions in the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, especially in Bangalore - foreign nationals in these areas should expect immigration application processing delays and rescheduled immigration appointments over the next week.


What This Means for Employers and Foreign Nationals

Due to clashes and protests in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, employers in these areas should account for their employees and foreign nationals should avoid unnecessary travel through these regions through this week.
Employers and foreign nationals in these areas should contact their Fragomen professional for more information on the situation.

Fragomen will report developments as they become available.

We worked closely with Fragomen Immigration Services India (Pvt.) Limited ("Fragomen-India") to prepare this alert. It is for informational purposes only. If you have any questions, please contact the global immigration professional with whom you work at Fragomen or send an email to IndiaQueries_NewPolicy@fragomen.com.

Fragomen in India is Fragomen Immigration Services India (Pvt) Ltd., operating exclusively as an immigration consultancy and not as a law firm in India.

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