Category Archives: Business/Economy

Where Europe’s Migrants Wait – By Sara Pestianni

Informal encampments for transiting migrants are sprouting all over Europe, from the outposts of Calais, Idomeni, Chios, and Lesbos, to the capital cities of Rome, Athens, and Paris. Manifesting as patchworks of tent cities and makeshift shelters in repurposed buildings, these encampments throw into sharp relief the consequences of Europe’s...
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PM’s reform package is not a good deal for UK

  Today’s publication of the draft UK/EU deal confirms that the Prime Minister’s renegotiation will not address the problems which people see in the EU. The British public want to take back control and end the supremacy of EU law over our borders, economy and democracy. Nothing in today’s announcement...
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IOM Welcomes Turkey’s New Regulation to Grant Work Permits to Syrians under Temporary Protection

Ankara – The Turkish government today (15/01) announced the new Regulation on Provision of Work Permits for People under Temporary Protection which will grant work permits to Syrians registered with the Directorate General of Migration Management (DGMM) and others under temporary protection in Turkey. “This is excellent news for both Turkey...
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Sajid Javid: Immigrants must learn English

Migrants to the UK must learn English and “respect our way of life”, Sajid Javid – the UK’s first Asian secretary of state – has said in an interview. The Culture Secretary told the Sunday Telegraph that voters had legitimate fears over “excessive” immigration. Mr Javid, elected Conservative MP for...
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Change to family visitor appeals

The Home Office is removing the full right of appeal for applicants refused leave to enter the UK as a family visitor. On 25 April 2013 Royal Assent was given to a clause in the Crime and Courts Bill, published on 10 May 2012, which will allow the change to...
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