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UK Immigration Act will introduce health charges for migrants

15:04 08/01/2014
A health minister in the UK government has announced that the UK is to introduce charges for health care for all migrants. Foreign nationals living in the UK, as well as UK nationals resident abroad...

Fat chef faces deportation from New Zealand

15:49 31/07/2013
Albert Buitenhuis, a South African chef, faces deportation from New Zealand because he is too fat. Mr Buitenhuis, 50, is five feet eight inches tall (173cm) and weighs 286 pounds ( 20 stone 6 pounds...

UK's doctors and dentists criticise government's immigration reform plans

12:15 23/05/2013
The British Dental Association has joined the Royal College of GPs in expressing concern about the UK government's proposed immigration reforms. On May 8th 2013, the UK's Coalition government...

Quebec seeks qualified nurses

19:08 05/09/2012
There is a national shortage of nurses throughout Canada, according to Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the country's immigration ministry. The shortage is especially severe in the Province of...

Australian visa health restrictions to be relaxed

9:28 28/05/2012
From 1 July, the Australian government is set to relax immigration laws which will lead to the admission of more immigrants with disabilities and a pre-existing medical conditions. Australian...

Group warns of UK immigrants accessing free healthcare

11:53 03/05/2012
Migration Watch UK, an anti-immigration independent think tank, has warned that the UK risks an increase in "health tourism" when it was announced that foreign nationals who arrive in the UK on a...

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