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US lawmakers open debate on temporary work visas

17:39 15/04/2005
The United States Senate opened an immigration debate on April 14 on agricultural guest worker visas that many lawmakers had hoped to postpone. A House and Senate negotiating session later this year...

US congress supports tough new immigration laws

12:34 14/02/2005
America's House of Representatives has approved tough new immigration legislation on February 11, the BBC reports. If the bill ever becomes law the following changes will occur: It will be easier to...

Bush continues pushing US immigration reform

13:47 27/01/2005
In spite of growing opposition from his own party, President George Bush yesterday reaffirmed that changes to US immigration rules will be one of the top priorities of his second term, the Houston...

US - New law expected to tighten visa application requirements

19:34 15/12/2004
After weeks of fighting, both the House of Representatives and the Senate passed a bill which implements the 9/11 Commission recommendations. President George W. Bush is expected to sign it into law...

US Congress approves delay on biometric passports

15:42 24/07/2004
The Senate has approved legislation to allow countries whose citizens do not require visas to enter the United States to get an additional year to issue new tamperproof, biometric passports. The bill...

Australian unemployment rate at 14-year low

12:50 11/12/2003
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) announced today that over 20,000 new jobs were created in Australia in November of this year, which means that the unemployment rate has dropped to 5.6%, a...

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