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EU and Africa meet to discuss migration problems

14:22 10/07/2006
Almost 60 European and African countries met July 10 in Rabat, Morocco for a major conference on immigration, following a radical rise of illegal migrants flowing to the EU from the south. European...

Fewer Chinese choosing to study abroad

19:06 30/05/2005
The number of Chinese students applying for overseas student visas is dropping, says an official with the British embassy to China. "More and more Chinese students seem to be losing interest in...

Conservatives call for more UK immigration restrictions

15:07 02/03/2005
The leader of Britain's opposition Conservative Party, who comes from an immigrant family himself, has said that employers should provide financial guarantees for staff on temporary work permits, the...

Fed governor favours open US immigration

16:18 20/01/2005
Amidst a growing debate about immigration in the US , one of the country's top officials has said that tougher policies brought in since September 11 2001 may put a brake on America's productivity...

Immigration may rise thanks to UK jobs boom

13:27 19/01/2005
While other European countries struggle with high unemployment, the UK is facing a labour shortage that could be eased through higher immigration , the Financial Times newspaper reports. Figures just...

EU may introduce migrant green cards

15:16 13/01/2005
The European Commission is looking at a range of immigration reforms to deal with Europe's severe shortage of workers the Financial Times newspaper reports. An ideas paper published by the European...