Sunday, September 05, 2010

Weekly UK Immigration News Round up 05 September 2010

Illegal immigrants working in the House of Commons

A firm called ‘KGB Cleaners’ employing illegal workers in the House of Commons. You couldn’t make it up!

Migrating to Canada: eligibility criteria for federal skilled worker applications

Want to migrate to Canada under the federal skilled worker scheme? Check out the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website, which outlines the following changes to the elligibility critieria effective 26 June 2010

Domestic Worker OFW jumps to her death from 7th floor condo with umbrella

Filipino migrant rights group is urging the Philippine Embassy in Saudi Arabia to investigate the death of an unidentified overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who supposedly jumped out of the window of her employer’s condominium unit on the 7th floor of a building using an umbrella as a parachute to escape

Migrant millionaire entrepreneur Vijay Patel honoured by De Montfort University

Indian-origin entrepreneur Vijay Patel, who came to Britain from Kenya 40 years ago with only five pounds in his pocket but went on to find riches in the pharmaceuticals industry, has been honoured by his old university.

POEA opens Regional offices for returning OFWs

Returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), or “balikmanggagawa,” from Pangasinan and Ilocos Norte can now process their overseas employment certificates (OECs) without going to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) head office in Mandaluyong City.

Net immigration figure pose a problem for UK Prime Minister Cameron

Last week’s figures showing a sharp rise in immigration into the UK is sure to add to the pressure on Prime Minister David Cameron to say how his proposed cap on annual immigration will work and at what level it will be set, the Financial Times reports.

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