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EU Immigration: Migrant Refugee Quota discussed by EU Leaders

19:20 24/06/2015
EU leaders discussed migrant quotas during talks in Luxembourg on June 16, with EU justice and home affairs ministers meeting to discuss a more even distribution of asylum seekers across the European...

Australian Immigration Detention Centres to Close to Save Money

13:10 20/05/2015
Several immigration detention centres are to close on Christmas Island as announced in Australia's budget. The budget also confirms that there will be cuts in funding for the International...

Canadian minister warns Sri Lankans not to pay 'human smugglers'

12:13 09/01/2013
Jason Kenney, the Canadian immigration minister, has warned Sri Lankans considering paying a 'human smuggler' to get into Canada, that they will be wasting their money if they do. Mr Kenney was...

UK immigration instigates TB screening in South Africa and Zimbabwe

18:42 08/01/2013
We would advise you that, as of 31st December 2012, people from the following countries: South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Zimbabwe will need to be tested for tuberculosis (TB) before they apply for a...

Greek crackdown on illegal immigration continues

12:00 24/08/2012
The Greek government is continuing its crackdown on illegal immigration which began on 4th July. By 6th July, police and troops had arrested over 7,000 suspected illegal immigrants in a series of...

Number of illegal African migrants to Spain cut in half

11:16 25/08/2007
• Media Center » Video Immigration News The number of African migrants making the hazardous journey by boat to Spain has dropped by half this year compared to the same time last year, according to...