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Pope Benedict Urges Bishops To Work For Recognition Of Immigrant Rights

Pope Benedict urges bishops to work for recognition of immigrant rights The Catholic News Agency, April 28, 2010 http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pope_benedict_urges_bishops_to _work_for_recognition_of_immigrant_rights/ Vatican City — The Holy Father sent a telegram to European bishops gathered in Spain this week for an international … Continue reading

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Recession Tests Spanish Tolerance of Immigrants

Recession tests Spaniards' tolerance of immigrants – Feature Posted : Wed, 14 Apr 2010 03:59:24 GMT By : Sinikka Tarvainen Category : Europe (World) Madrid – Tensions are running high in the north-eastern Spanish town of Salt, where police intervened … Continue reading

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Work Permit System Leads To Exploitation’

Work permit system 'leads to exploitation' The Irish Times Wednesday, April 14, 2010 MINISTER FOR Enterprise Batt OKeeffe was yesterday urged to change an employment permit scheme which, it is claimed, is leading to the exploitation of migrant workers. The … Continue reading

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Woman Mosque Leader Seeks New Muslim In Europe

Woman Mosque Leader Seeks New Muslim in Europe The Associated Press, April 12, 2010 http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/04/12/world/AP-EU-Netherlands-Europes-New-Muslims.html Amsterdam (AP) — Yassmine el Ksaihi doesn't see herself as a feminist rebel. She covers her head and wears modest clothing. She learned to read … Continue reading

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Far-Right Party Poised To Make Gains In Hungary

Far-right party poised to make gains in Hungary By PABLO GORONDI Associated Press Apr 11, 2:20 PM (ET) BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) – A far-right party backed by black-clad paramilitary extremists was poised to make dramatic gains in Hungary on Sunday … Continue reading

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Dutch Too PC About Cost Of Immigration

Dutch too PC about the cost of immigration By Michel Hoebink The Radio Netherlands News, April 2, 2010 http://www.rnw.nl/english/article/dutch-too-pc-about-cost-immigration Researcher Jan van de Beek accuses Dutch scientists of ignoring the costs of migration to the Netherlands. For his PhD, he … Continue reading

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EU Keen To Draw Malta Back To Frontex

EU keen to draw Malta back to Frontex Abstaining or voting would have made no difference to outcome Ivan Camilleri Times of Malta Thursday, 1st April 2010 The European Commission will not ignore Malta's objections to the new Frontex rules … Continue reading

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Libya And EU Patch Up Schengen Visa Dispute

Libya And EU Patch Up Schengen Visa Dispute By REUTERS Published: March 27, 2010 SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) – Libya lifted a visa ban on citizens of 25 European countries on Saturday after EU president Spain said a Swiss-instigated visa blacklist … Continue reading

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New Detection System For ‘Cayuco"- Boats

New detection system for Cayuco-boats Published on : 26 March 2010 – 4:17pm By RNW Africa Desk Laura Corvo Radio Netherlands Worldwide March 26, 2010 Researchers from 7 European countries work on developing a surveillance system for monitoring and control … Continue reading

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International Student Sector Could Double To 1.8 Billion Euros —FG

International student sector could double to 1.8bn – FG SEN FLYNN Education Editor The Irish Times Friday, March 19, 2010 MORE THAN 6,000 jobs could be created if Ireland makes a concerted effort to bring international students her, according to … Continue reading

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Irish At Home, Worldwide Cheer St. Patrick’s Day

Irish at Home, Worldwide Cheer St. Patrick's Day By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: March 17, 2010 Filed at 6:45 a.m. ET DUBLIN (AP) — Much of the world is turning green Wednesday for St. Patrick's Day, the annual celebration of … Continue reading

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Immigrant Assimilation ‘Will Take Generations’

Immigrant assimilation 'will take generations' Expatica.com 17/03/2010 The children of Turkish and Moroccan immigrants practice their religion less rigorously than their parents. However, researchers from the University of Utrecht and the Social and Cultural Planning Office SCP say an overwhelming … Continue reading

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Liberal Europeans Grow Uneasy With Muslim Minority

Liberal Europeans grow uneasy with Muslim minority Arizona Daily Star Posted: Monday, March 15, 2010 12:00 am | Comments LONDON – With the West locked in conflicts across the Muslim world, why would anyone throw fuel on the fire? A … Continue reading

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Far-Right National Front Performs Well In French Regional Elections

Far-Right National Front performs well in French regional elections France's far-Right National Front (FN) has re-emerged on the French political scene after enjoying a surprisingly strong showing in regional elections on Sunday. By Henry Samuel in Paris Telegraph.co.uk Published: 12:09PM … Continue reading

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Sudden Influx of Child Refugees

Sudden influx of child refugees The Copenhagen Post Monday, 15 March 2010 15:55 RC News The number of unaccompanied refugee children arriving in Denmark is at an all-time high, according to the Danish Red Cross, which claims it is having … Continue reading

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National Drive For Underground Refugees

National Drive for Underground Refugees SR International—Radio Sweden 12/03/2010 This weekend will see a country-wide drive to help Iraqi refugees write new applications for residence permits to prevent them from being deported. The campaign will concentrate on people who come … Continue reading

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Immigrants Leapfrog Natives Into Local Gov’t

Immigrants leapfrog natives into local government By John Tyler Radio Netherlands Worldwide Published on : 11 March 2010 – 9:49am Dozens of immigrant candidates pushed aside colleagues with greater seniority to get elected to Dutch local councils in last week's … Continue reading

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The Hubbub Over Halal: Burgers For Muslims Raise Ire In France

The hubbub over halal: burgers for Muslims raise ire in France By : dpa Category : Europe (World) Posted : Thu, 11 Mar 2010 03:08:09 GMT Paris – Anyone who craves a real hamburger probably wouldn't switch willingly to turkey … Continue reading

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Thousands Of Marriages ‘Ilegal’

Thousands of marriages 'illegal' Jamie Smyth, Social Affairs Correspondent irishtimes.com Last Updated: Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 11:56 Thousands of foreign couples who married at their countrys embassies in the Republic over the past three years are being told their marriages … Continue reading

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Iraqi Expats Flock To Polling Booths In Sweden

Iraqi expats flock to polling booths in Sweden Online: http://www.thelocal.se/25388/20100307/ Published: 7 Mar 10 09:14 CET At least 26,000 Iraqis living in Sweden cast their absentee ballots at the weekend, ahead of the Iraqi general elections on Sunday. Some 80,000 … Continue reading

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