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Uzbekistan to track its citizens working abroad

18:47 04/06/2007
• Watch This Video Uzbekistan, a former Soviet republic, has a new system in place designed to track their citizens working abroad. A new government decree will increase the amount of information the...

Japan's struggle with immigration

18:26 28/05/2007
• Watch This Video Japan has a long history of keeping a tight lid on immigration. Unlike many other countries such as the United Kingdom , the United States , or Australia , there is no official...

Number of work permits issued in Russia quadruples

19:49 24/05/2007
• Watch This Video The deputy head of Russia's Federal Migration Service, Vyacheslav Postavnin has stated that over 800,000 work permits have been issued to labor migrants in 2007. "In January -...

South Africa announces work permit quotas

11:52 10/05/2007
• Watch This Video South Africa , which has experienced large growth in key job sectors, has announced the availability of 34,825 work permits in 53 occupations experiencing sharp labor shortages...

Russia proposes language test for immigrant workers

13:14 08/05/2007
• Watch This Video In a legislative draft put forward by two members of Russia's parliament, migrants planning to work longer than a year in Russia will be required to pass a Russian language test...

Immigration bolstering international housing prices

16:59 02/05/2007
Surges in immigration to destinations such as the UK, Australia , New Zealand and the U.S. are seen as having a significant impact on record housing prices. In the United Kingdom , recently released...