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Japanese immigration needs immigrant workers

18:58 06/05/2016
Japan is desperate to attract more foreign workers, as it trys to cope with an ageing workforce population. Policymakers in Japan are 'exploring ways to bring in more workers from overseas without...

Cyprus immigration lowers cost of 'fast track citizenship'

19:57 20/12/2013
The Cypriot department of immigration has cut the cost of its Fast Track Citizenship program, also known as 'economic citizenship'. The main change was introduced to placate Russians who had lost...

Irish emigration levels highest since nineteenth century

10:51 14/11/2011
As the one year anniversary of Ireland's 85 billion euro international rescue bailout approaches, Ireland continues to experience high unemployment rates and financial difficulties, with an estimated...

Moldova ranks second for migrant money transfers

16:14 02/08/2007
• Media Center » Video Immigration News Moldova ranks second in the world for the amount of money sent home by migrants to their families. 27 percent of Moldova's GDP consists of the $854 million...

Immigrants boosted UK tax revenue by $35 billion, report

17:07 04/12/2006
• Watch This Video Immigrants, mainly from Eastern Europe, have increased tax revenue for British Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown by about £18 billion pounds (USD $35 billion) since 1998, a...

Less immigration to New Zealand linked to higher unemployment

17:43 08/06/2005
New Zealand's unemployment rate could rise as much as 0.5 percentage points in the next couple of years due to an expected decrease in new immigrants, according to the International Monetary Fund (...