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UAE-Indian eMigrate inititative will end exploitation

UAE-Indian eMigrate inititative will end exploitation
Indian officials in the UAE have said that the new revamped eMigrate online recruitment system can put a stop to employers and recruiting agents exploiting workers. The officials have also dismissed worries that blue-collar workers have not been able to use the platform because they must apply for emigration clearance online. On Monday,...

Egypt seizes vessels with more than 200 migrants

Egypt seizes vessels with more than 200 migrants
The Egyptian navy has seized three boats in the Mediterranean transporting 228 migrants and detained 17 crew members. The military announced on Facebook that as part of their ongoing attempts to secure the coast, they sighted three suspicious looking fishing vessels off the port town of Alexandria. The statement went on to say that they...

Indian employers angered by eMigrate system

Indian employers angered by eMigrate system
A number of Indian employers in the UAE are annoyed over the technical faults in the eMigrate system operated by the Indian missions in the country due to which they are unable to recruit employees from India. The eMigrate system was launched to smoothen and streamline the recruitment of Indian workers. About 5,000 employment visas are...

Church leader: African leaders must address problems that spark emigration

Church leader: African leaders must address problems that spark emigration
African leaders must look at the problems that lead to so many of the continent’s people emigrating, said the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace president Cardinal Peter Turkson on a recent visit to his native Ghana. Cardinal Turkson claimed that the continent’s leaders had remained too silent while hundreds of thousands of...

60 migrants missing off Libya coastline

60 migrants missing off Libya coastline
Roughly 60 migrants are reportedly missing off Libya, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). The IOM made their estimate after interviewing survivors who were rescued from their vessel after it got into trouble in the waters off the North African country. The Fenice, an Italian rescue ship. Picked up more than...

More illegal immigrants found in lorry in UK

More illegal immigrants found in lorry in UK
Eighteen suspected illegal immigrants were taken in by police on Saturday after the lorry they were travelling in was apprehended on the M1 in Hertfordshire. Police were alerted by a suspicious motorist who called in after seeing the lorry of the M25 earlier in the day. They later stopped the vehicle close to junction 9 of the M1 just...

Nine illegal migrants seen exiting truck at Essex shopping centre

Nine illegal migrants seen exiting truck at Essex shopping centre
Nine illegal immigrants from Iraq and Iran were spotted getting out the back of a lorry at Lakeside Shopping Centre. Essex Police filmed a seven-minute video of the group being assisted as they got out the back of the two-deck truck in one of the mall’s carparks on 24 July. Some of the migrants were seen trying to jump out the lorry...

British landlords told to evict illegal immigrants

British landlords told to evict illegal immigrants
Landlords in the UK will be told to evict tenants who have lost the right to remain in the country under new implementations to crack down on illegal immigration. They will be given the authority to end tenancies without having to obtain a court order when requests for asylum have been turned down, according to ministers. They will also be...

Polish family emigrate to Plymouth after seeing images on Google Street View

Polish family emigrate to Plymouth after seeing images on Google Street View
A Polish family has relocated to Plymouth after being impressed with the pictures they saw on Google Street View. Piotr Ladan and his family were preparing to move to the UK but were unsure of the exact location until they used Google’s images to choose a city. The family viewed pictures of Plymouth’s Armada Way and The Hoe - as well...

Europeans emigrating to Latin America for work

Europeans emigrating to Latin America for work
With high unemployment rates across parts of Europe, particularly Spain, many Europeans are moving to Latin America in search of work. A report by the International Organization for Migration and the European Union in May showed that in 2010 more Europeans emigrated to Latin American countries than the reverse; this was the first time this...