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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...

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...

Mexican emigration to US drops dramatically

Mexican emigration to US drops dramatically
The number of Mexicans emigrating to the US has fallen sharply in recent years, according to recent research. Demographers from the University of New Hampshire and the University of Texas San Antonio say there was a peak in immigrants arriving from Mexico in 2003, and that it has dropped by more than 50 per cent since. Some 819,000...

Turkey: More than 18,500 migrants rescued from Aegean Sea

Turkey: More than 18,500 migrants rescued from Aegean Sea
As the illegal migrant crisis in Europe continues to worsen, new figures have shown that 18,598 migrants have been rescued by the Turkish Coast Guard Command in the Aegean Sea since the start of the year. The migrants, who were trying to reach Turkey before making their way to other European destinations, were rescued in a total of 585...