Paper Title
An Analytical and Hermeneutic Interpretation of Immigration Law and Practices in India

The concept of people moving permanently or temporarily from one place to other is referred to as migration. Although the trace of this concept can be drawn out to exist for a long time, in modern time migration exists in various forms. When the migration deals with the movement between nations by crossing the boundaries it is referred to as immigration. The law situated to deal with immigration is known to be the immigration law. This paper is set to expand upon the immigration laws in India. There are various acts that contribute towards immigration laws in India. The authors expand upon The Passport India Act (1920), The Foreigners Act (1946), The Registration of Foreigners Act (1950), and The Immigration Act (2000). Further this paper explores the recent trends in immigration law in India with respect to commerce, the Indian entertainment industry, foreign students and the real estate sector. The authors further analyze the future of immigration in India. The second half of the paper deals with expanding upon the effect of immigration. Further lay down “The Bangladesh Story” revolving around the post war migration (1945-1961). An elaboration of comparison of immigration law in India with respect to that of United States of America is expanded upon. Keywords - Migration, Immigration, India, Bangladesh, US