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15 Sep 06

Republicans aim to fence off America

The United States House of Representatives passed a bill in favour of building a 700 mile long fence along the border with Mexico is an effort to control illegal immigration.
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13 Sep 06

Western Australia desperate for construction workers

The Western Australian Government could be forced to cancel some capital works projects due to a lack of skilled construction workers in the state.
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12 Sep 06

Australia deemed pukka for British chefs

The Australian Government is recruiting chefs, cooks, bakers and pastry cooks to fill dire skills shortages in the country’s booming restaurant, catering and hospitality industries.
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12 Sep 06

Calls for America's Visa Waiver Program to be extended for all EU states

The United States is coming under pressure to extend its Visa Waiver Program to all members of the European Union.
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11 Sep 06

More visas needed in Western Australia

State Treasurer Eric Ripper is calling for a radical shift in the way skilled migrant visas are distributed to the states to tackle the damage done by Canberra as it ignores the needs of Western Australia's powerhouse economy.
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08 Sep 06

Falling birthrates affect immigration levels globally

The Internation Herald Tribune is reporting that as birthrates plummet across the developed world, politicians and demographers have been pondering whether immigration can provide the population boost needed by many countries to supplement shrinking labor forces and rebalance aging populations.
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08 Sep 06

Visa woes cause massive disappointment for American music fans

Thousands of music fans in North America have been left disappointed after British group Massive Attack experienced visa problems.
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07 Sep 06

Australian mining industry desperate for engineers

The mining industry in Australia looks set to experience a severe skills shortage for years to come, particularly in specialist positions.
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07 Sep 06

America's open welcome for students

The United States is ready to welcome more foreign students to the country, and is making visa processing easier and quicker than ever before.
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05 Sep 06

Australian Government committed to helping migrants learn English

The Australian Government has dismissed opposition claims that a major financial cut has been made to an English language programme aimed at helping migrants and refugees settle better in the country.
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05 Sep 06

US: Law reforms cause concern for Colorado employers

New laws in Colorado are causing concern amongst employers who have seen a dramatic drop-off in applications for job vacancies, and fear huge labour shortages.
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