killings over the last few days as Hindus and Muslims clash in Delhi India. This has been ongoing as the government has not settled issues with the new immigration law the (CAB) amended bill.
The Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB)
The act offers amnesty to non-Muslim illegal immigrants from three neighbouring Muslim-majority countries.
It amends India’s 64-year-old citizenship law, which currently prohibits illegal migrants from becoming Indian citizen
It amends the 64-year-old Indian Citizenship law, which currently prohibits illegal migrants from becoming Indian citizens. It defines illegal immigrants as foreigners who enter India without a valid passport or travel documents, or stay beyond the permitted time. Illegal immigrants can be deported or jailed.The new bill also amends a provision which says a person must have lived in India or worked for the federal government for at least 11 years before they can apply for citizenship. to further elaborate on this it also expedites the path to Indian citizenship for members of six religious minority communities – Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian – if they can prove that they are from Pakistan, Afghanistan or Bangladesh. in otherwords The act only offers amnesty to non-Muslim illegal immigrants from three neighbouring Muslim-majority countries and as such the muslims are reacting fully to this act as civil rights group says that the act discriminates against Muslims