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South Africa sees influx of asylum-seekers

10:42 08/05/2012
The South African government has announced that they are working to deal with the high number of asylum-seeker claims they continue to receive. Currently, South Africa receives more individual asylum...

Cuba announces plans to make it easier for citizens to immigrate

12:22 24/04/2012
The Cuban government has announced plans to remove many of the restrictions that have prevented Cuban citizens from travelling or emigrating abroad according to National Assembly president Ricardo...

Groups urge governments to provide better migrant worker protection

18:54 19/04/2012
International immigrants rights groups have called on labor ministers of 19 Asian and Middle Eastern countries to push for further protections for migrant workers. Specifically, they urged local...

Governments urged to ease visa rules and aviation tax for tourists

12:14 18/04/2012
The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) says that strict visa requirements in various countries are hurting the tourism industry and, in turn, damaging the World economy. David Scowsill,...

India and Pakistan visa agreement next step towards Most Favoured Nation status

12:24 12/04/2012
Pakistan's high commissioner to India Shahid Malik announced this week that India and Pakistan may soon finalise a new visa agreement in order to boost business ties between the two countries. This...

Ireland to offer special resident visas for investors interested in immigrating

16:42 05/03/2012
Under proposals to be laid out soon, Ireland will begin to offer special visas to individuals who invest in Ireland. It is hoped that wealthy individuals from outside the EU will wish to take...

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