‘I’m never coming back’: Lebanon crisis fuels brain drain January 29, 2020
BEIRUT: When Lebanon's protests erupted in October, thousands found a renewed commitment to their homeland and vowed to fix a country that has long fed its best and brightest to the diaspora.Then the economy unravelled. Advertisement Advertisement Students and young..
Top story: Quarter of roles will be in the north Good day to you. Warren Murray with you ahead of the sunrise on another day in the news. Britain must recruit more than 100,000 people to fill green energy roles within a decade if the government hopes to meet its binding climate targets, National..
AOC bashes ICE, Sanders bashes Trump during Iowa rally January 26, 2020
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged supporters of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Saturday night to start "tipping people off" if they see federal immigration authorities taking action against illegal immigrants in their communities.It was just one of many tips the New..
New Trump immigration moves: Ken Cuccinelli previews expansion of border policies to deter asylum-seekers January 25, 2020
Los Angeles — Ken Cuccinelli, one of President Trump's top immigration officials, previewed on Friday an expansion of a series of controversial policies the administration has implemented to severely restrict access to America's asylum system at the southern border and deter U.S.-bound..
ICE Raises Awareness of Human Trafficking with Outreach in Addition to Enforcement – Homeland Security Today January 23, 2020
Immigration and Customs Enforcement is engaging in national and regional efforts to raise awareness about human trafficking as the agency works with law enforcement partners to identify and break apart global trafficking networks.January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month,..
Satya Nadella: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella warns leaders: Support immigration or risk missing global tech boom January 22, 2020
By Amy Thomson Microsoft Corp’s chief executive officer Satya Nadella warned that countries that fail to attract immigrants will lose out as the global tech industry continues to grow. “Every country is rethinking what is in their national interest,” Nadella said in an interview with..
Govt focus on mitigating climate change, not climate refugees January 21, 2020
The government remains focused on mitigating climate change impacts rather than preparing for climate refugees, despite a recent United Nations ruling. Photo: RNZ /Dom Thomas In a landmark ruling, the UN has said that people fleeing immediate danger because of the climate crisis cannot..
Mexico blocks 2,500 migrants from crossing at Guatemala entry point, authorities say January 19, 2020
Mexican officials on Saturday closed a section of their border with Guatemala following a push by thousands of migrants to make their way across a bridge over the Suchiate River between the two countries.About 2,500 migrants of all ages were held up and prevented from crossing or entering the..
Why Are Skilled Nigerian Workers Migrating to Canada? January 18, 2020
More recently, the Nigeria-to-Canada route has had another driver, one that is propelled both by Ottawa’s doing and Abuja’s undoing—whereas the political and economic situation in Nigeria has not improved, many of these immigrants have mostly been drawn by a tweak to Canadian immigration..
Uncertainties over Britain’s post-Brexit immigration policy, Europe News & Top Stories January 16, 2020
LONDON - Members of the European Parliament have expressed their "grave concern" about Britain's proposed treatment of European Union citizens after the British leave the EU at the end of this month.No less than 610 of the European Parliament's total of 751 MPs supported a resolution this week..
Kingdom drafting new law to strengthen immigration January 15, 2020
The Phnom Penh Post/ANN - The Ministry of Interior on Tuesday said it had formed a working group to draft amendments to the Law on Immigration. Its secretary of state Sok Phal told The Post that the amendments will strengthen the management of immigrants in line with the current..