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United Nations updates and amends rescue at sea conventions for refugees

16:41 08/08/2006
• Watch This Video The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has amended Maritime Conventions to facilitate search-and-rescue at sea. In response to several incidents in recent years...

Immigrant Nurses in High Demand in Western Countries

12:05 10/05/2006
An acute nursing shortage in Western nations continues to worsen as the population's age. Foreign-educated nurses emigrating to meet this demand are commanding premium salaries and priority visa...

More immigration of single women worldwide

13:39 10/03/2006
Women make up nearly half of the immigrant population world-wide as more and more of them take on greater responsibility for their family's welfare. Of the 180,000,000 international immigrants,...

Paper examines HIV-positive immigrants in Canada

11:05 24/02/2006
Toronto, Canada's Globe and Mail on Friday examined the challenges facing HIV-positive recent immigrants in Toronto and the ways in which they receive support. In 2005, 19% of new HIV cases in...

11 countries gather to oppose US immigration law

15:45 15/02/2006
Latin American diplomats lobbied Washington this week against a tough immigration plan that would include a large wall along the Mexico- U.S. border to keep out illegal immigrants. Foreign ministers...

Global, US hospitality industry need workers

19:00 05/01/2006
A shrinking labor force is the number one challenge facing the global hospitality industry, according to the International Society of Hospitality Consultants, which recently convened to brainstorm...

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