Increased political tensions in the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
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 immigration professional for more information on the situation.