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  1. Articles: Europe
    More people are moving around the world to live and work but some are welcomed more in some countries than others, new research has found. Overall 75% of people in 25 countries around the world believe that immigration has increased in their country over the last five years, according to new...
  2. Articles: Americas
    The United States is often hailed as being an example of multi-cultural country with immigrants found in many occupations and even dominating some industry sectors. But new research shows that there is no one area in which immigrants outnumber people born in the US and in total they make up...
  3. Articles: Europe
    It is well known that the UK is popular with expats from other European countries, especially Poland and Romania but new research suggest even more have migrated than previously thought. Indeed, net migration from the EU may have been significantly undercounted and could be 50,000 a year more...
  4. Guides
    A new round of visa applications to sponsor parents and grandparents has just started in Canada and is expected to be popular, immigration officials have announced. A limit of 5,000 new and complete applications has been put on the visa stream by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada...
  5. Articles: Europe
    The UK has always been popular with expats from around the world and that looks set to continue despite the current government’s wishes to reduce migration. Official projections from the Office of National Statistics estimate that the population will soar by 10 million in just 25 years, much of...
  6. Articles: Europe
    Jamaicans are no longer among the top 10 overseas-born groups in the UK with more immigrants from Europe, especially Eastern Europe, new official data shows. There are now more expats living in the UK who were born in Poland and the Indian-born population has grown by half since 2004, according...
  7. Articles: Europe
    Scotland is thought to pride itself for welcoming expats from around the world but a new survey suggests they are not so keen on them accessing public services free. Indeed, the majority of Scots believe incomers should have to wait some time before they can use public services, according to a...
  8. Articles: Americas
    Communities, individuals and organisations all play a role in helping immigrants integrate when they arrive in Canada, a symposium has heard. It helps newcomers to learn about Canadian history, values, and responsibilities and work toward a common future, according to Immigration and...
  9. Articles: Americas
    If you are French and want to move to abroad to live and work, then Canada wants you. The country is launching a campaign to increase Francophone immigration. Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander met with stakeholders and community leaders in Winnipeg to discuss how the...
  10. Guides
    Canada Day was chosen by more than 2,200 people from 138 countries to become new Canadian citizens at a time when the country’s immigration programme is becoming more efficient. Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander welcomed some of them in his hometown of Ajax, Ontario, and said...
  11. Articles: Americas
    Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander has congratulated the winners of the Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards ahead of Canada Day celebrations. The awards recognise newcomers who have made a strong contribution to their communities since arriving in Canada...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I recently heard Britain's population is growing fastest in Europe and 25% off the children born have a foreign mother , I live in a small village where I would say 20% polish 10% Muslim 20% Hungarian 5% South American 10% African and 35% Native british there are so many Eastern Europeans here I...
  13. Articles: Americas
    New caps for key economic immigration programmes have been announced in Canada as part of the preparation for next year's launch of the Express Entry scheme. Express Entry is described as a new active recruitment model which will lead to a faster and more flexible economic immigration system...
  14. Articles: Americas
    Highly educated immigrants to Canada are facing more difficulties in accessing professional and management occupations than in the middle of the 1990s, according to researchers. A team from the University of Toronto analysed trends in the success of immigrants with university degrees in census...
  15. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    Although the majority of expats love their new life in Australia, research by Monash University in Melbourne found that racism does exist in some Australian communities. A study found that expats in Australia tend to embrace multiple identities with six out of 10 considering themselves as world...
  16. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    The latest figures show that the UK is the largest contributor to Australia's migrant population with one in every 20 Australian residents being born in the UK. In the 2011 Census, 1.1 million UK born migrants lived in Australia with expats from New Zealand being the next highest group at...
  17. Articles: Americas
    Canada's immigration department has launched the next phase of the government's plan to eliminate backlogs in the Parent and Grandparent programme which allows family members to visit more quickly and conveniently. Earlier this year the government reopened the PGP programme to accept 5,000 new...
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    The number of visa holders in New Zealand who overstay their limits is decreasing, according to new figures from the country’s immigration department. The latest report from Immigration New Zealand estimates that 13,151 overstayers are living in New Zealand, the lowest number this century, down...
  19. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    Visitor arrivals to New Zealand soared to a new record in November, up 8% compared with the same month in 2012, according to the latest figures from Statistics New Zealand. They numbered 251,100 in November 2013 and on an annual basis numbers were up 5% to reach 2.7 million, the data also...
  20. Articles: Americas
    More funding is going into a government run programme in Canada aimed at helping thousands of skilled immigrants get licensed and find jobs. More newcomers immigrate to Ontario than any other province with official figures showing that nearly 40% of Canada’s immigrants land in Ontario...
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