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Swiss referendum calls for introduction of immigration quotas

18:20 18/02/2014
A referendum held in Switzerland has narrowly backed the introduction of tighter immigration controls. 50.3% of those who voted supported the introduction of the controls and, according to the Swiss...

Switzerland to hold February 2014 referendum on immigration quotas

19:40 28/11/2013
Switzerland will hold a referendum on 9th February 2014 on whether to impose quotas on the number of immigrants it will accept from European Union countries. The Swiss government is recommending that...

Half a million people sought asylum in developed world in 2012 says UN

9:20 25/03/2013
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has issued a report which says that 479,300 people from the developing world sought asylum in the developed world in 2012. The number is the...

UK must simplify immigration system says leading Indian businessman

10:21 29/01/2013
Natarajan Chandrasekaran, the chief executive of Tata Consulting Services says that the UK government should improve 'labour mobility' to increase levels of inward investment. He said 'Britain must...

Index weighs effects of migration on developing world

13:30 17/10/2012
A newly compiled index has ranked the world's 27 richest countries according to how their migration policies will affect the developing world. The Commitment to Development Index rated the countries...

Less than 2 months until London Olympics - Apply now for your UK visitor visa!

14:42 13/06/2012
With the London Olympics fast approaching, all visitors should make sure they have the proper UK visa so they can enjoy the Games. With less than 2 months until the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic...

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