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Australia attracting foreign doctors, nurses

13:20 16/01/2006
More than 800 overseas doctors, nurses and other health professionals have expressed interest in moving to South Australia, thanks to successful employment expos held in Great Britain, Europe and...

UK offers asylum seekers money to return home

11:58 16/01/2006
The British government is to offer some asylum-seekers and illegal immigrants more cash to leave the country. The offer, of up to 2000 GPB ($3,500) per person, would run until the end of June and...

US begins testing e-passports

10:36 16/01/2006
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced last week that it is starting a second test of its electronic passport initiative next week, as it seeks to curtail the use of bogus passports at...

One Briton's story of new life in popular New Zealand

18:37 13/01/2006
A little over a year ago, Yorkshire, UK electronics engineer Adrian Hill faced the prospect of redundancy or the chance of a job in New Zealand . The Yorkshire Post reports on one man's new life in...

Japan plans to finger print all immigrants, visitors

19:45 12/01/2006
Japan's plans to fingerprint foreigners at immigration checkpoints, aimed to prevent terrorism. Stricter checks at immigration, including the compulsory photographing and fingerprinting of foreigners...

US illegal immigration protests attract immigration supporters

18:38 12/01/2006
Illegal immigration protests organized across the US drew small numbers, and some were outnumbered and out-shouted by those who support immigrant rights. The so-called Stop the Invasion protests...