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Asylum Seeker Died In Detention In Cambridgeshire

Asylum seeker died in detention in Cambridgeshire BBC NEWS 7 October 2010 Last updated at 16:40 ET A 39-year-old asylum seeker who died at a detention centre in Cambridgeshire was refused medicine shortly before his death, an inquest has heard. … Continue reading

Amnesty Slams Advice On Afghanistan

Amnesty slams advice on Afghanistan Karlis Salna AAP October 7, 2010 A leading human rights group has slammed the advice being used by Labor to reject Afghan asylum seekers, warning security in Afghanistan is now at its worst in a … Continue reading

Overseas Students Value Our Degrees

Overseas students value our degrees Andrew Trounson and Guy Healy From: The Australian October 06, 2010 12:00AM INTERNATIONAL students still have a high regard for Australian qualifications despite assaults, dodgy colleges and an immigration crackdown. A survey commissioned by international … Continue reading

Minister Reviewing Family Deportation

Minister reviewing family deportation By DIANE JOYCE – The Dominion Post Last updated 05:00 06/10/2010 A deportation decision that could see three young Hawke's Bay children left in New Zealand while their parents are sent back to India is being … Continue reading

Year’s 100th Boat Stopped

Year's 100th boat stopped Yuko Narushima The Age October 5, 2010 THE 100th boat of asylum seekers to reach Australia this year was intercepted off Christmas Island yesterday, carrying 71 asylum seekers. The opposition said the government continued to founder … Continue reading

Immigrant Leaders Call For Talks After Violence In Australian City

Immigrant Leaders Call for Talks After Violence in Australian City Phil Mercer VOA NEWS Sydney 05 October 2010 Police in South Australia are blaming tensions within the African immigrant community for a wild brawl in Adelaide. Immigrant leaders are calling … Continue reading

The Great Divide Widens Between Rich and Poor

The great divide widens between rich and poor One million live in neighborhoods that are going down in socioeconomic status Marianne Takacs Staff Reporter Thestar.com Published On Tue Oct 05 2010 While many in Toronto have been surprised by the … Continue reading

139,000 Immigrants Beat The Jobs Crunch : But Number Of Britons In Work Drops By 654,000

139,000 immigrants beat the jobs crunch: But number of Britons in work drops by 654,000 By Steve Doughty Mailonline Last updated at 7:26 PM on 5th October 2010 Migrant workers have continued to flow into the country during the recession … Continue reading

Canada Wants Crackdown On Indian Immigration Consultant

Canada wants crackdown on Indian immigration consultant By Ricky Westhead The Star, October 4, 2010 http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/870053–canada-wants-crackdown-on-scamming-indian-immigration-consultant Sandeep Ohri is a dashing 42-year-old who revels in zipping through the traffic chaos in his gleaming Mercedes, passing billboards touting him as the … Continue reading

Elite Unit Hunts Immigration Offenders

Elite unit hunts immigration offenders The Toronto Sun, October 4, 2010 http://www.torontosun.com/news/torontoandgta/2010/10/03/15566956.html Three dangerous immigration offenders are being rounded up each week in the Toronto-area by a heavily-armed joint-forces Immigration Task Force headed by the RCMP. The elite unit was … Continue reading

Canada : Hard To Deport Criminal Migrants

Canada: Hard to deport criminal migrants TORONTO, Oct. 4 (UPI) — Canada is home to dozens of foreign criminals who may never be deported because their own countries won't take them back, officials said. An Iranian held in a Canadian … Continue reading

Colleges Protest Over Visa ‘Misunderstanding’

Colleges protest over visa 'misunderstanding' College principals say immigration minister's remark about visas reveals lack of insight into further education Louise Tickle guardian.co.uk, Monday 4 October 2010 16.30 BST Recent blunt comments by the immigration minister, Damian Green, that international … Continue reading

Double-Deportee Jailed For Immigration Violation

Double-deportee jailed for immigration violation By Jane Seyd North Shore News October 3, 2010 A failed refugee claimant who hopped on a cruise ship and returned to Canada after he was deported has been jailed for six months by a … Continue reading

Ottawa Gets Cracking On Marriage Fraud

Ottawa Gets Cracking On Marriage Fraud By R. Paul Dhillon The Link October 2, 2010 Among the measures being considered by the federal immigration department is a conditional visa where the sponsored spouse has to pass a probationary period to … Continue reading

Canadian Defence Chief Pulls Imam’s Speech

Canadian defense chief pulls imam's speech (AFP) October 2, 2010 OTTAWA—-Canadian Defense Minister Peter MacKay has canceled a planned speech by the head of the Canadian Islamic Congress over charges the group holds extremist views, prompting an angry response. The … Continue reading

Illegal Immigrants Deported By Plane Hits A High

llegal immigrants deported by plane hits a high By Dennis Wagner The Arizona Republic, October 1, 2010 http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2010/10/01/20101001illegal-immigrants-return-to-mexico-repatriation-flights.html#ixzz117WANl60 A record 23,384 illegal Mexican immigrants voluntarily accepted flights back to their homeland from Arizona this summer under a repatriation program created … Continue reading

No Opt-Out For Immigration Enforcement

No opt-out for immigration enforcement By Shankar Vedantam The Washington Post, October 1, 2010 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/30/AR2010093007268.html The Obama administration is making it virtually impossible for Arlington County, the District and other jurisdictions to refuse to participate in a controversial immigration enforcement … Continue reading

Send Migrants Back : Lobby Group

Send migrants back: lobby group 'They are queue-jumpers,' ex-diplomat says By Norma Greenaway Postmedia News September 29, 2010 People who pay smugglers to get them to Canada are not innocent victims, and the federal government should be more aggressive about … Continue reading

Seeking Immigration Review, New Centre Focuses On ‘Moral Contracts’

Seeking immigration review, new centre focuses on 'moral contracts' John Ibbitson Ottawa From Tuesday's Globe and Mail Published Monday, Sep. 27, 2010 10:25PM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Sep. 28, 2010 7:48AM EDT 172 comments Political correctness is stifling debate over … Continue reading

Colbert Sparks Debate About ‘Expert’ Celebrities

Colbert sparks debate about 'expert' celebrities By Laurie Kellman The Associated Press, September 28, 2010 http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gFW9Eg7mYwBj8U4iMymuYieQ_UvwD9IGSL6O0?docId=D9IGSL6O0 There are congressional hearings and there are comedy shows, and the twain rarely meet. So when a House panel on immigration combined them on … Continue reading

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