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Turkish immigrants in Germany face tough road

16:39 27/12/2005
Behind the sterile white brick walls of Brunnenplatz school, Ahmet Ruhi Cosgun dreams of a professional soccer career - not at a German club, but at Galatasaray in Istanbul. At 15, this son of...

Immigrants should embrace both old culture and new

12:12 17/11/2005
Countries hoping to integrate new immigrants should make sure the immigrants remain proud of and interested in their ethnic culture as well as their new home, suggests a new study on immigrant youth...

Au pairs in Finland subject to taxes

14:08 01/11/2005
There are as many as several hundred au pairs (nannies) working in families in Finland, and the Finnish tax authorities regard them as illegal labour. The problem is that Finland has not ratified the...

US to require machine readable passports from June

11:50 13/05/2005
Foreign visitors from 27 countries will have to present machine-readable passports at US borders as of June 26 to enter the United States without a visa, officials said. Travelers from the so-called...

Most Europeans may soon need to apply for US visit visas

14:17 04/04/2005
Many Europeans will need to apply for a visit visa to visit America later this year after the US Congress said that there was little chance of postponing a deadline for the introduction of biometric...

Changes to passport requirements for entry to the US

15:41 12/10/2004
Starting Oct. 26 this year, each person wishing to visit the United States must have either a Machine Readable Passport (MRP) and a visa waiver form or a valid visa issued by U.S. authorities before...

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