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UK Border Agency Blamed For Illegal Emigrant Sex Offender Striking Again

UK Border Agency Blamed For Illegal Emigrant Sex Offender Striking Again
It now seems that emigration officials are being blamed for allowing a convicted sex offender in South Lakeland to go on the run and cause yet another sex crime. The Cumbria Police said that the UK Border Agency did not tell them when the Bangladeshi illegal emigrant, Raju Ahmed, was released from jail after committing two sex assaults back...

US prepares for overhaul of immigration

Posted on January 1, 2009 in Politics Immigration Legal US
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US prepares for overhaul of immigration
The administration of Barack Obama is preparing to roll out the tough sell of an immigration overhaul across the US as it looks to its allies to support the push for a new package that contains greater border security coupled with a revamped path for illegal immigrants to apply for citizenship. Already in the midst of a controversial war...

Thatcher fallout continues over plans to take away the Irish vote

Thatcher fallout continues over plans to take away the Irish vote
The 30-year expiry regulations continue to throw up revelations surrounding the governance of former PM Margaret Thatcher, with the latest retrospective scandal being around her desire to take away the vote from UK-based Irish citizens. Thatcher’s wishes to bring the Irish completely into line within UK immigration regulations were...

Russian choir denied visas to perform in the UK

Russian choir denied visas to perform in the UK
A Russian choir that was scheduled to travel to the UK for a performance has had to cancel.  Several of the members of the choir had their visa applications denied by officials.  The choir, St. Petersburg Blagovest Ensemble, was scheduled to perform at St. Wilfrid's Church which had already sold several tickets for the event. Reverend...

Man seeking asylum in the UK worries about returning home

Man seeking asylum in the UK worries about returning home
Antonio Nunes who has been living in the UK since 1997 was taken from his home last week and put into an Immigration Removal Center.  Nunes fled from his native Angola because of political unrest at the time.  Nunes is seeking asylum in the UK and claims he fears for his own safety if he were deported back to Angola. A battle is raging...

Olympian Joey Cheek speaks about the revoke of his visa to end the Games in Beijing

Olympian Joey Cheek speaks about the revoke of his visa to end the Games in Beijing
Joey Cheek was set to attend this year's Olympic Games which are currently in progress in Beijing.  He submitted his visa application and initially it was approved.  China later revoked Cheek's visa and said they were not obligated to sight a reason as to why.  It has been speculated the visa was revoked due to Cheek's connection with the...

Beijing cleaning house before Olympics

Beijing cleaning house before Olympics

In an attempt to increase their national security, China has taken what many believe to be extreme...

Midwives emigrating away from UK

Midwives emigrating away from UK
Attracted by the shorter work days of Australia and New Zealand or the increase in pay offered in other countries like Saudi Arabia and Canada, over 2300 midwives have decided to pack their bags and leave the UK. At an...

One out of every five plan to emigrate

One out of every five plan to emigrate

A survey of South Africans recently found that 20% are planning to leave their country or have put serious thought on the topic according to Synovate, a world market research company. The main factors that were found to be the reason was related to the...

Expat nurse finally gets UK burial

Posted on November 30, 1999 in Politics US
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Expat nurse finally gets UK burial
A British nurse who fell to her death from a sixth floor flat in Jeddah will finally be buried next month in Yorkshire, some thirty years after the incident. Helen Smith has lain in a Leeds hospital mortuary for three decades, with her body as evidence as per the requests of her father, 81-year-old Ron Smith. However, while still...