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More Visitors to US will be fingerprinted

17:02 05/04/2004
More people travelling to the United States as visitors will be subjected to systematic fingerprinting and getting their photograph taken in the wake of tougher new border control laws. These rules...

Restrictions on working in the EU for new member states

19:42 27/02/2004
Of all 15 EU member states, only Ireland has decided not to restrictaccess of Central and Eastern European migrants to its labour marketsfrom 1 May. Below you will find details of what...

Belgium grants expats voting rights

17:56 20/02/2004
All ex-patriates living in Brussels, regardless of their nationality, have been granted the right to vote in local municipal elections under a new law approved by the Belgian Parliament on 20...

Voting Rights for Foreigners in Belgium Strongly Opposed

14:42 23/01/2004
A petition in opposition to plans giving non-European nationals living inBelgium limited voting rights has been signed by 50,000 Belgians recently. A committee has been formed comprising some members...

Netherlands - Immigrants face possible restrictions

16:23 22/01/2004
Instead of completely closing borders to accession country nationals after 1May, when 10 Central and Eastern European countries will become full EUmembers, the Dutch government is simply considering...

Immigrants in Belgium to get government jobs

16:38 15/12/2003
In future, non-EU immigrants residing in Belgium will be granted the right to take up posts in the Flemish civil service on permanent contracts. The Flemish government has today made a proposal to...

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