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European Commission proposing using drones to catch illegal immigrants

9:52 31/07/2012
The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union (EU), has proposed a plan to deploy drones across the Mediterranean Sea to catch illegal immigrants. The Mediterranean is a major...

Indian migrant workers to receive skills training

9:47 03/07/2012
The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) has launched a number of projects which will help improve the skills and knowledge of Indian migrants who are looking for overseas employment; the goal...

EU may ease visa rules for Indians

19:30 30/06/2012
The European Union (EU) is looking into the possibility of easing visa requirements for Indian visitors in order to promote tourism. "European Union wants more flexible (visa) rules for tourists...

6 EU member states not complying with Blue Card rules

11:24 01/11/2011
The European Commission has said that six European Union Member States had not complied with the Blue Card rules and had failed to implement the scheme by the deadline. According to the Commission's...

Slovakia is already accepting EU blue card applications

9:01 24/08/2011
Slovakian immigration law has been updated to include a new directive from the European Union for a blue card scheme for non-EU workers. From 20 July 2011, the blue card has been available for non-EU...

European Union needs skilled workers

16:26 18/05/2011
New research shows that the European Union risks being left behind in the global competition for skilled engineers and scientists. The study by BusinessEurope states that the inflow of graduates in...