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04 Mar 13

Nurses criticise change to New Zealand immigration policy

A decision to remove certain nursing specialities from the list of long term skill shortages in New Zealand immigration guidelines has angered nursing organisations who say existing nurses, already overworked, will have to take up the slack.
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04 Mar 13

Prime minister backs 457 visa action

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said she supports the upcoming changes the 457 visa program, saying they will get the 'out of control' visa stream back on track.
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04 Mar 13

March in Australia: What to do, what to do?

Quick, panic - summer is almost over! Summer in Australia is in its final throes now, barely reaching 30 degrees and leaving people to make to do with a pathetic, PATHETIC 14 hours of sunlight.
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01 Mar 13

Minister welcomes UK immigration fall

After the latest round of UK immigration figures were released yesterday, Immigration Minister Mark Harper has welcomed the drop and confirmed the Government is on track to reduce net migration to the 'tens of thousands' by the next election.
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01 Mar 13

IT industry balks at 457 visa changes

Recruitment firms within the IT industry have criticised changes to the 457 visa system which make it harder for Australian firms to employer overseas workers, claiming the changes will result in fewer jobs overall.
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28 Feb 13

BBC criticised over UK immigration debate

Founders of Migration Matters, a bipartisan organisation lobbying for an 'open and honest debate' on UK immigration, has written to the BBC to complain about its portrayal of Migration Watch UK.
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28 Feb 13

UK immigration figures continue to fall

The latest release from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has confirmed that net UK immigration has further fallen to 163,000 in the year to June 2012.
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27 Feb 13

US tourism spending hits record high

Recently released figures show foreign tourists holidaying in the US spent almost $170 billion in 2012, a record high and a 10% increase on the year before.
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27 Feb 13

Government refuses to budge on UK immigration figures and international students

Despite just returning from a trip to India during which Prime Minister David Cameron urged more Indian students to study in the UK, his Government has confirmed they will not be removing international students from UK immigration figures.
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26 Feb 13

South Africa aims to regain UK visa free travel

The South African government has announced plans to open talks with the British Government in the hopes of reinstating UK visa free travel for its passport holders.
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26 Feb 13

David Cameron talks tough on UK immigration

In a wide ranging interview with the Daily Express, Prime Minister David Cameron has said his Government is already forming solutions to the UK immigration issues which have been propelled to the front of national politics in recent weeks.
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