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New Zealand changes its mind, removes prostitution from Skilled Immigration list

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Experience in the sex or escort industry will no longer help would-be immigrants move to New Zealand, it seems. The recently-hyped addition to the employment list, for visa hopefuls, has vanished from the immigration website. News about prostitution being listed as skilled employment in New Zealand made headlines last week. While migration experts said that applying for a resident visa as a sex worker... 

Germany: 300,000 Migrant “Family Visas” Issued

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The German government is currently preparing nearly one third of a million “family visas” for the immediate families of Third World invaders given “asylum” in that country—and this is just the start of the program of “family reunification.” According to a report in the Bild newspaper, the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin is currently preparing at least 300,000 visas for “family members... 

Turkey angrily tells USA: "We don't need you!"

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Washington of “sacrificing” relations with Ankara, and has blamed the ongoing diplomatic dispute on a US ambassador “who doesn’t know his place.” “Let me be very clear, the person who caused this is the ambassador here. It is unacceptable for the United States to sacrifice a strategic partner to an ambassador who doesn’t know... 

Turkey angry on USA for suspending visas, vow Retaliation

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Top Turkish officials have lashed out at the US, stating that Turkey “is not a tribal state” and does not need Washington’s permission to detain and prosecute suspects. The Turkish prime minister promised to “retaliate” over the suspension of non-immigrant visas. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has strongly criticized the US decision to suspend issuing visas to Turkish citizens, following... 

Australia stops visas for Ebola-hit West African nations

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Australia has temporarily stopped processing visas for people from West African countries worst hit by Ebola in an effort to prevent the virus from entering the country. Australia’s Immigration Ministry said in a report to the parliament on Monday that the new rules would apply to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said non-permanent or temporary visas already... 

Bolivia declares Israel a "terrorist state" and revokes travel visas

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An Israeli artillery gun fires a 155mm shell towards the Gaza Strip from a position near the border on July 30, 2014. Bolivia has declared Israel a “terrorist state” and revoked a visa exemption agreement with Tel Aviv in protest at the ongoing Israeli attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip. The move “means, in other words, we are declaring (Israel) a terrorist state,” President Evo Morales... 

Hundreds of immigrant students caught with fraudulent visas in New Zealand

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English language schools whose students entered New Zealand on fraudulently obtained visas say they had no way of knowing about the scam. A routine audit by Immigration New Zealand’s Beijing branch last month uncovered 279 fraudulent visas. Of that total, 231 students are still in the country with the visas and authorities are trying to track them down. The scheme involved education advisors... 

Australia's boom lures new wave of European immigrants

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About 100 men in their 20s and 30s, filled a conference room at a Dublin hotel last week to hear a migration agent describe the personal fortunes waiting to be made a world away in the booming mining towns of the Australian outback. With unemployment running at close to 15 percent in Ireland, and local wages a fraction of those now on offer in Australia, it appeared to be an easy sell. “I want... 

EU: 'Disappointment and anger' prompted Italian threat to leave Europe

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Italian foreign minister Franco Frattini on Tuesday said comments made by a fellow minister about dropping out of the European Union were made during the heat of the moment amid a spat over illegal immigration. “I don’t think he said anything about leaving Europe. He expressed strong disappointment , irritation and anger. Europe is and will be an extraordinary opportunity for us,”... 

8 in 10 Britons want Tighter Controls on Immigration

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Misjudged? Vince Cable has said he thought the cap was too tough. The public, including a sizeable majority of Lib Dem supporters, want far stricter controls on immigration to the UK, according to a poll released last night. The YouGov survey found 81 per cent support for the government’s cap on economic migration – which will slash the number of non-EU workers given visas by a fifth. It... 
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