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African immigration trending towards Latin America

African immigration trending towards Latin America
The ongoing issue of immigration and the widespread backlash across Europe has seen a new trend develop amongst African migrants who are now turning to Latin Amewrican ports as the new destination of choice. Tightening border controls and stricter legislation have seen many European countries move to restrict new arrivals from Africa. The...

Missing toddler scandal rocks Britain

Missing toddler scandal rocks Britain
The 18-month-old baby of a woman who is under police investigation for immigration offences in Britain has caused massive public outcry, with police admitting that they have made a great mistake. The child’s grandmother, 54-year-old Careworker Agatha Owsuah of London’s southern suburb of Peckham, should now be looking after the child...

French court ruling may lead to new UK migrant rush

French court ruling may lead to new UK migrant rush
In a landmark ruling yesterday, a French court decided that migrants can no longer be given forced deportation back to their country of origin. The decision is expected to have widespread ramifications, with many Britons fearing that areas such as Calais will once again become a beacon for UK-bound illegal immigration. The highest French...

Scotland lambasts paid repatriation for criminals

Scotland lambasts paid repatriation for criminals
The controversial facilitated returns scheme for foreign criminals took another blow yesterday with Scottish politicians reacting to news of immigration officials visiting prisons where they have been accused of effectively bribing overseas inmates to depart. Labeled grubby money in the media the £5,500 incentive packages to return to the...

Immigrant registration with NHS at one every minute

Immigrant registration with NHS at one every minute
New statistics have revealed that the NHS registers one new immigrant every minute. Based on data collated from 2007 to 2008, prior to recent large-scale immigration clampdowns, figures show that over 600,000 new arrivals into the UK registered with a general practitioner. This represents an increase of 50 percent from a similar survey...

Prison inspectors label Gatwick Airport detention centre unacceptable

Prison inspectors label Gatwick Airport detention centre unacceptable
Dame Anne Owers, the prisons chief inspector, has labelled Gatwick Airport’s Tinsley House immigration removal centre as deeply depressing. Her statements came following her first visit to the site since 2007 with claims that the facility has deteriorated significantly, notably for women and children. Calls for urgent action to address...

Australian immigration condemned by Amnesty International

Australian immigration condemned by Amnesty International
Leading human rights group Amnesty International has waded into the murky waters of the Australian immigration controversy by claiming that immigration detention centres which are located offshore are in breach of human rights treaties. As in the UK and across Europe, the issue of immigration and cultural assimilation in Australia is looming...

Baby left in South Africa after visa ruling

Posted on December 18, 2009 in Politics UK Immigration Visas US
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Baby left in South Africa after visa ruling
The changes to the UK visa system, specifically with regards to new rules regarding issuances for South African nationals, earlier this year has resulted in a couple being forced to leave their child in Africa. The young son of South African couple Simonne and Ferdi Reyneke, aged just 14 months, was recently taken to his parent’s...

Jailed extremist placed on UK watch list

Posted on December 18, 2009 in Politics UK Immigration US
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Jailed extremist placed on UK watch list
Krenar Lusha, the would-be terrorist who attempted to settle in the UK in the city of Derby, has been added to the UK immigration control blacklist. Lusha, a Muslim from Albania, will not be allowed access to Britain again after his addition to the watch list. He was ordered to be deported back to his homeland by a UK court this week after...

Liverpool UKBA staff moving in their thousands

Liverpool UKBA staff moving in their thousands
Some two thousand staff from the UK Border Agency will be brought together under one roof following a move in Liverpool to consolidate the teams at one central location. A new lease has been signed off on which will see the immigration officials team move from their current locations at six different buildings in the city into a new office...