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UK Home Secretary outlines new points based system

14:09 06/12/2007
• Media Center » Video Immigration News On 05 December 2007, UK Home Secretary Jacqui Smith outlined the forthcoming new immigration system for the United Kingdom during a speech to the London School...

European Union "Blue Card" work permit gathering steam

18:27 20/03/2007
• Media Center » Video Immigration News First discussed in 2005, the idea of an EU-wide employment permit seems to be gaining a foothold. The European Union may put forth a newly dubbed "Blue Card"...

UK may compel foreigners to register identity data by 2008

19:25 20/12/2006
The UK government may force foreign nationals living in Britain to register their biometric data by 2008, aiming to curb illegal immigration and identity fraud costing £1.7 billion ($3.3 billion) a...

New hi-tech RFID passports hacked and cloned

18:41 04/08/2006
• Media Center » Video Immigration News A number of countries around the world are introducing technology-enhanced passports designed to prevent or greatly inhibit forgery and counterfeiting. One of...

Study finds UK immigration helps the economy

18:23 21/04/2005
A study done by the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics finds that immigration is beneficial to the UK economy. The study criticizes the main UK parties for pledging to...