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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

South Africa sees influx of asylum-seekers

10:42 08/05/2012
The South African government has announced that they are working to deal with the high number of asylum-seeker claims they continue to receive. Currently, South Africa receives more individual asylum...

Canadian immigration makes changes to refugee program

11:10 13/12/2011
Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced last week that Canadian Immigration is proposing changes in the way they process refugee immigrant applications in order to help...

Australian Immigration confirms no special programs for Sri Lankans

11:17 29/05/2009
Australian immigration officials have stated that there are no special Australian programs for Tamil Sri Lankans or internally displaced people in the north of Sri Lanka. "We want to dampen...

Australia funds international humanitarian aid projects

15:25 28/07/2008
• Media Center » Video Immigration News The Australian government has approved AUD $6.45 million for international aid projects to help thousands of people who have fled their home countries due to...

EU Ministers to discuss illegal immigration solution

15:05 02/10/2006
• Watch This Video Illegal immigration continues to be a sore spot in relations between EU member states as ministers from southern Europe prepare to meet for a brainstorming session on the topic...

United Nations updates and amends rescue at sea conventions for refugees

16:41 08/08/2006
• Watch This Video The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has amended Maritime Conventions to facilitate search-and-rescue at sea. In response to several incidents in recent years...