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Canadian resort industry wants improved Working Holiday Visa program

16:44 16/02/2007
• Watch This Video The Whistler Chamber of Commerce, a resort town in British Columbia, is petitioning to have the Canadian working holiday visa program extended to two years. They also wish to...

UK Home Office plans biometric immigration document to control borders

17:03 29/01/2007
• Watch This Video Through the UK Borders Bill published last week The United Kingdom s Home Office is aiming for stronger border security which is expected to help in the fight against illegal...

Non-EU skilled workers win in UK immigration plan

9:25 03/08/2006
Skilled individuals from outside the European Union (EU) were the big winners in last week's new wave of immigration policies announced by Home Secretary John Reid. The Government is keen to...

UK Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules, effective 20 July

10:46 20/07/2006
The Home Secretary announced the Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules to the British Parliament on 19 July 2006 which came into effect on 20 July 2006. The Immigration Act 1971 is...

Disgruntled UK health care workers heading overseas

15:04 03/04/2006
Figures published in several newspapers over the weekend suggest that up to 25,000 jobs in the UK's National Health System could be lost to further job cuts by the UK government, reported the Times...

UK Lords reject controversial ID card bill

16:07 07/03/2006
In the UK , Tony Blair's government was defeated by the House of Lords on March 6 over the controversial issue of national identity cards. The peers voted by a majority of 61 to overturn the...