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OECD releases immigration statistics report for 2004

13:26 09/06/2006
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released its International Migration Outlook report for 2004. An estimated 3 to 3.5 million immigrants achieved official long-...

Bulgarians and Romanians will increase UK immigration levels

17:58 25/04/2006
The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) predicts 56,000 Romanian and Bulgarian workers will come to the UK if their countries join the European Union next year. The think tank, estimated 41,...

Shortfalls of UK funded English courses investigated

15:43 20/04/2006
A special inquiry is investigating the UK government funded English courses for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), to find why it is struggling to deliver effective courses for immigrants to the UK...

Disgruntled UK health care workers heading overseas

15:04 03/04/2006
Figures published in several newspapers over the weekend suggest that up to 25,000 jobs in the UK's National Health System could be lost to further job cuts by the UK government, reported the Times...

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...

UK announces points system to control immigration

11:53 19/05/2005
The UK's new Immigration and Asylum Bill will create a new points-based system for migrants who want to work in the UK. The Government says the scheme will increase public confidence in the...