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Finland grants asylum and residence permits to dozens of Chechens

11:09 29/08/2006
• WatchThis Video Finland has begun granting asylum and residence permits to Chechens based upon the threat of violations to their human rights in their home country. The number of Russian asylum...

South African immigration officer strike to affect airports

12:58 28/08/2006
More than 800 immigration officers at South African airports are to go on strike between August 28 and September 1. "The strike will adversely affect all points of entry and international airports,"...

Singapore Prime Minister promotes immigration as birth rate drops

15:58 22/08/2006
• Watch This Video Singapore will promote immigration to increase its population as the island nation's birth rate continues to decline, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in a speech recently. In...

Immigration fails to stem European population loss

10:00 21/08/2006
• Watch This Video Three million people a year migrate from developing countries to industrialized nations, a population research group said today as it announced its annual findings. Almost half of...

United Nations updates and amends rescue at sea conventions for refugees

16:41 08/08/2006
• Watch This Video The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has amended Maritime Conventions to facilitate search-and-rescue at sea. In response to several incidents in recent years...

New hi-tech RFID passports hacked and cloned

18:41 04/08/2006
• Media Center » Video Immigration News A number of countries around the world are introducing technology-enhanced passports designed to prevent or greatly inhibit forgery and counterfeiting. One of...

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