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UK appoints new immigration minister

17:50 07/09/2012
Damian Green MP, until 5th September the UK's Immigration Minister, has been removed from his post in a cabinet reshuffle. He has been replaced by Mark Harper, the Conservative MP for the Forest of...

UK parliament votes to limit population to 70m

14:27 07/09/2012
UK MPs debated immigration in the House of Commons yesterday. A backbench debate was triggered by a petition from the Migrationwatch UK pressure group, which campaigns for a reduction in the level of...

Westminster parliament to debate UK immigration

13:48 04/09/2012
The United Kingdom's parliament will debate the issue of immigration on Thursday 6th September 2012. The debate will be led by Nicholas Soames, the Conservative MP for Mid Sussex, and Frank Field,...

Proposed Canadian legislation would streamline deportation of foreign criminals

18:37 26/06/2012
Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney proposed new measures to expedite the deportation of foreigners who commit crimes in Canada. The Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act will allow Canada...

New UK law affects Filipino caregivers applying for permanent residence

16:27 09/11/2011
The Philippine's Department of Foreign Affairs reminds Filipino caregivers working in the UK about the new immigration rules that specifies a minimum hourly wage for caregivers seeking permanent...

Canada attempts to streamline immigration

17:09 05/10/2011
Canada is currently struggling to deal with a backlog of immigration applications. The backlog of immigration applications is hurting Canada's reputation as a top immigration destination for skilled...