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Canadian academic calls for end to Temporary Foreign Worker Program

13:58 06/05/2014
A Canadian academic has called on the federal government to close the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and, instead, to grant more permanent residence visas to international workers. Professor...

US Secretary of Commerce says immigration reform 'doable' in 2014

9:43 21/01/2014
Penny Pritzker, the US's Secretary of Commerce, has told journalists that she believes that there is a good chance that the US's immigration system could be reformed in 2014. Ms Pritzker told a press...

House Republicans back US immigration reform bill

12:35 08/11/2013
Two Republican members of the House of Representatives have endorsed a comprehensive immigration reform act that would radically overhaul the US immigration system. The Act is broadly speaking the...

US immigration reform advocates step up the pressure

13:45 15/09/2013
FWD.us, the online pro-immigration pressure group founded by Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook and other titans of the IT industry, has held a 'Day of Action' to put pressure on members of the...

COMMENT - Comprehensive immigration reform in US may be defeated by House Republicans

10:21 31/05/2013
By Alex Owen Washington commentators are predicting that President Obama's promise to introduce sweeping immigration reform in his second term may be defeated by Republican members of Congress...

Budget cuts lead to lengthy queues at US immigration control

14:18 22/05/2013
Federal budget cuts in the US have caused lengthy queues at US airports because of a lack of immigration staff and it is likely that the problem will get worse over the busy summer months. Democrats...

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