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US official fights for guest worker program

9:49 15/07/2005
US Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, said immigration policy is a vital weapon against terrorism, and pledged on July 13 to tighten border security. He also called on the US Congress to...

India to propose global work permit

17:10 14/07/2005
India plans to propose that workers' movement in the services sector be monitored by global work permits not covered under the current immigration or tourist visa quotas in the US and EU. The new...

US work visa opens door to short-term jobs

12:53 11/07/2005
Last week, a report was released claiming that the H-2B work visa fuelled illegal immigration in the United States. This week, brings you the US Department of Labor's positive look at...

One-fourth of 2002 US births to immigrant mothers

16:59 08/07/2005
Almost one quarter of all births in the United States in 2002 were to an immigrant mother, the highest level in US history, according to a new report. The number even exceeded the figure for 1910,...

Group says US guest worker plan fuels illegal immigration

17:05 01/07/2005
An analysis of the Bush administration's guest worker plan claims that it has actually helped fuel illegal immigration because some believed President Bush is offering amnesty. The survey, some of...

1.4 million cases in US immigration system

18:17 28/06/2005
The number of backlogged immigration cases in the US system is about 1.4 million so far this year, down from 3.4 million for the first quarter of 2004. That information comes according to the US...