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CTV News
Taxes, census, treaties are obligations in new Canadian citizenship guidethe draft copy show nearly every government department is being consulted for i
CTV News / Posted 3 minutes ago
the draft copy show nearly every government department is being consulted for input into the guide. But the team inside the Immigration Department didn't just look there. They were also taking cues from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, sharing copies... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Eight found dead inside truck parked at Walmart in 'human trafficking crime'horrific tragedy". The driver of the truck, which did not have a working air c
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 hours ago
horrific tragedy". The driver of the truck, which did not have a working air conditioning system, is in custody. The US immigration department is trying to establish the immigration status of the victims. Police are searching the area to find... Read more
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BBC News
San Antonio: Eight found dead in truck at Walmart car parkfrom, but confirmed that the driver was in custody. They are investigating a p
BBC News / Posted 7 hours ago
from, but confirmed that the driver was in custody. They are investigating a possible people-smuggling offence. The US immigration department is trying to establish the victims' status. San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said in a press... Read more
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The Borneo Post
E-Kad Mega Ops: 4,500 illegals and 89 employers detainedGEORGE TOWN: About 4,500 illegal immigrants and 89 employers were arrested in t
The Borneo Post / Posted 22 hours ago
GEORGE TOWN: About 4,500 illegal immigrants and 89 employers were arrested in the Immigration Department of Malaysia’s (JIM) E-Kad Mega Ops nationwide until Friday night since the special operation began on July 1. JIM’s director-general Datuk Seri... Read more
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The Star
Immigration: 766 illegal foreign guards detained this yearPUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department has arrested 766 illegal foreign security
The Star / Posted yesterday
PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department has arrested 766 illegal foreign security guards while 13 employers were also detained from 2015 until June this year. Its director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali said during that period, 1,556 people were... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Times Letters to the editor: UK Home Office model not the way for Australiacourse, such as Australia's international reputation and the misery of the phys
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
course, such as Australia's international reputation and the misery of the physical and sexual abuse revealed by Senate and Immigration Department enquiries but I suspect these don't count in the minds of government. I have this vision of Peter... Read more
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Canberra Times
Peter Dutton's home affairs ministry will investigate itself for corruptionpublic hearing into any of the agencies it oversees: the AFP, the Criminal Inte
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
public hearing into any of the agencies it oversees: the AFP, the Criminal Intelligence Commission, Border Force and the Immigration Department. Due to a lack of resources, Australia's least-known corruption fighting body relies on one of the... Read more
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The Age
Canberra Times Letters to the editor: UK Home Office model not the way for Australiacourse, such as Australia's international reputation and the misery of the phys
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
course, such as Australia's international reputation and the misery of the physical and sexual abuse revealed by Senate and Immigration Department enquiries but I suspect these don't count in the minds of government. I have this vision of Peter... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra Times Letters to the editor: UK Home Office model not the way for Australiacourse, such as Australia's international reputation and the misery of the phys
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
course, such as Australia's international reputation and the misery of the physical and sexual abuse revealed by Senate and Immigration Department enquiries but I suspect these don't count in the minds of government. I have this vision of Peter... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Peter Dutton's home affairs ministry will investigate itself for corruptionpublic hearing into any of the agencies it oversees: the AFP, the Criminal Inte
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
public hearing into any of the agencies it oversees: the AFP, the Criminal Intelligence Commission, Border Force and the Immigration Department. Due to a lack of resources, Australia's least-known corruption fighting body relies on one of the... Read more
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The Age
Peter Dutton's home affairs ministry will investigate itself for corruptionpublic hearing into any of the agencies it oversees: the AFP, the Criminal Inte
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
public hearing into any of the agencies it oversees: the AFP, the Criminal Intelligence Commission, Border Force and the Immigration Department. Due to a lack of resources, Australia's least-known corruption fighting body relies on one of the... Read more
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WA Today
Peter Dutton's home affairs ministry will investigate itself for corruptionpublic hearing into any of the agencies it oversees: the AFP, the Criminal Inte
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
public hearing into any of the agencies it oversees: the AFP, the Criminal Intelligence Commission, Border Force and the Immigration Department. Due to a lack of resources, Australia's least-known corruption fighting body relies on one of the... Read more
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The Star
Remand extended for MMA fighterAct because we suspect that they have been working under fake work permits. We
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
Act because we suspect that they have been working under fake work permits. We are waiting for a full report from the Immigration Department," said SAC Fadzil. On Monday, a video of a supposed MMA fighter getting into a tussle with a smaller... Read more
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The Star
10 children among over 100 illegal immigrants nabbed during raidduring a raid on an illegal settlement at Bukit Prima Pelangi, Segambut Dalam,
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
during a raid on an illegal settlement at Bukit Prima Pelangi, Segambut Dalam, here. During the raid by the Kuala Lumpur Immigration Department at 3am Thursday, around 100 homes in the settlement were ambushed. A total of 113 illegal immigrants... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Woman charged with hiring illegal Filipinamanagement and released Lovintih on a bail of RM3,000 in a local surety. Prose
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 days ago
management and released Lovintih on a bail of RM3,000 in a local surety. Prosecuting Officer Joachim Abel Majain from the Immigration Department appeared for the prosecution while Lovintih was not represented. In another case, the court fixed Aug... Read more
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News.com.au
These kids have always live here, but are being deportedto the Minister in 2014, who took two years to make the decision they would not
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
to the Minister in 2014, who took two years to make the decision they would not be granted permanent residency. “Then the immigration department itself reopened the case which gave us hope and we thought the outcome would be positive, but... Read more
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The Star
Bangladeshi activist deportedKUALA LUMPUR: Bangladeshi human rights activist Adilur Rahman Khan was deported
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Bangladeshi human rights activist Adilur Rahman Khan was deported on Thursday night. In a statement, the Immigration Department confirmed that Adilur had been sent back to Bangladesh via flight MH112 at 8.05pm. Adilur, the secretary... Read more
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BBC News
Canada campaign to reunite Yazidi boy with refugee motherImage caption Iraqi forces rescued the boy, according to the Yazidi Association
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
Image caption Iraqi forces rescued the boy, according to the Yazidi Association of Manitoba. On Thursday, Canada's federal immigration department said it is aware of the boy's case and noted that the government has committed to bringing up to 1,200... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Woman denies hiring illegal at her eaterycourt fixed August 16 this year for case management and released the accused on
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
court fixed August 16 this year for case management and released the accused on RM3,000 bail with a local surety, pending disposal of the case. Prosecuting officer from the Immigration Department Juachim Abel Majain prosecuted. ... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Malaysia rescues 14 Bangladeshi trafficking victims, arrests three suspected agentsdepartment raided the premises following public information and intelligence, M
Bdnews24.com / Posted 2 days ago
department raided the premises following public information and intelligence, Mustafar said, according to the report. The Immigration Department officials found 20 mobile phones belonging to the victims and cash of 28,500 Malaysian ringgits on the... Read more
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The Star
Bangladeshi human rights activist detainedsaid Suaram. Similar views were shared by the Bersih 2.0 steering committee, w
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
said Suaram. Similar views were shared by the Bersih 2.0 steering committee, which called for an explanation from the Immigration Department and the Home Ministry on the reason Adilur was detained as well as demanding for his release. "This... Read more
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Rappler
Malaysia detains Bangladeshi activistairport's immigration lock-up and appealed for his release. "Suaram calls for
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
airport's immigration lock-up and appealed for his release. "Suaram calls for his immediate release and demand that the immigration department stop its persistent harassment against human rights defenders visiting Malaysia," it said in a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia detains Bangladeshi activistairport's immigration lock-up and appealed for his release. "Suaram calls for
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
airport's immigration lock-up and appealed for his release. "Suaram calls for his immediate release and demand that the immigration department stop its persistent harassment against human rights defenders visiting Malaysia," it said in a... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Bangladeshis among 48 held in Malaysia immigration raiddetainees were working in local factories, as cleaners or as food premises help
Bdnews24.com / Posted 3 days ago
detainees were working in local factories, as cleaners or as food premises helpers, the report says, quoting Selangor Immigration Department Director Omran Omar. They will be investigated under the Immigration Act for no valid documents and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four Immigration Officers ChargedMusoma — The Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) in Mara Regio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Musoma — The Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) in Mara Region has arraigned four Immigration department officials and charged them with soliciting and taking bribes from foreigners claimed to live and work in the region without... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Parliament monsoon session Day 4 Live: Sushma Swaraj says all countries with India on the Sikkim standoff with Chinavisa category for temporary workers. An employer must offer a job and apply for
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
visa category for temporary workers. An employer must offer a job and apply for your H-1B visa petition with the US Immigration Department. 11:55 am: Congress’ Anand Sharma raises the issue of Indian IT professionals in the US. “Almost 50%... Read more
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The China Post
Taiwanese arrive in Cambodia to urge that fraud suspects be sent home — not to Chinaaccording to a statement from Taiwan's Foreign Ministry. Uk Hai Sela, the head
The China Post / Posted 3 days ago
according to a statement from Taiwan's Foreign Ministry. Uk Hai Sela, the head of investigations at the Interior Ministry's Immigration Department, on Monday denied that any of the 31 people arrested that day over the VoIP scam were Taiwanese, and... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Heavy price for stealing batteryThey were Asmady Abdul Asiri, Hisyam Norahman and Joceyln Olam Repdos. Asmady
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 3 days ago
They were Asmady Abdul Asiri, Hisyam Norahman and Joceyln Olam Repdos. Asmady and Hisyam were also given a stroke of the cane each. They were ordered referred to the Immigration Department upon completing their jail sentence. - Cynt... Read more
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The Star
Immigration op nets 84 employers of foreign illegalsPETALING JAYA: The Immigration Department has caught 84 errant employers during
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
PETALING JAYA: The Immigration Department has caught 84 errant employers during its ongoing Ops Mega against the hiring of illegal foreign workers. Its director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali told reporters that five have been charged in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Case for Home Affairs department needs detail, ASPI's Peter Jennings saysPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the overhaul on Tuesday, questions ha
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the overhaul on Tuesday, questions have emerged about its impact on staff at the Immigration Department and the reasons for Australia to embark on the changes given the success of its security agencies in... Read more
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The Age
Case for Home Affairs department needs detail, ASPI's Peter Jennings saysPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the overhaul on Tuesday, questions ha
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the overhaul on Tuesday, questions have emerged about its impact on staff at the Immigration Department and the reasons for Australia to embark on the changes given the success of its security agencies in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Case for Home Affairs department needs detail, ASPI's Peter Jennings saysPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the overhaul on Tuesday, questions ha
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the overhaul on Tuesday, questions have emerged about its impact on staff at the Immigration Department and the reasons for Australia to embark on the changes given the success of its security agencies in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prison Warders Return To Workwarders started their strike on Friday, protesting against disparities in their
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
warders started their strike on Friday, protesting against disparities in their salaries and ranks with their police and Immigration department counterparts. Maliro could not give details on what the government has promised to meet but said the... Read more
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The Star
More Kedah ‘members’ of public stuck in ringsthe “executive health centre” where she was working. Harian Metro reported tha
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
the “executive health centre” where she was working. Harian Metro reported that she was among 17 women arrested in an Immigration Department operation. Several of them were also caught providing urut batin (manhood massage) to customers. The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fears immigration will be 'short-changed' in Dutton's super-portfolioFears immigration will be 'short-changed' in Peter Dutton's Home Affairs super-
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Fears immigration will be 'short-changed' in Peter Dutton's Home Affairs super-portfolio Key functions of the Immigration Department could be neglected under the new security super-portfolio, several observers fear. Key points: Immigration... Read more
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The Star
New immigration system to be implemented in 2021of terrorism and human trafficking. “I am confident that with a more advanced
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
of terrorism and human trafficking. “I am confident that with a more advanced security system and infrastructure, the Immigration Department will be more capable to face future challenges,” said Dr Ahmad Zahid at the signing ceremony of the... Read more
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The China Post
Australia is tightening its security with a new, super-powered ministry-- Australia will create a new government super ministry to oversee all its dom
The China Post / Posted 5 days ago
-- Australia will create a new government super ministry to oversee all its domestic national security agencies and its immigration department, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced Tuesday. The new Home Affairs ministry will manage all... Read more
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The Star
Lost revenue due to labour shortagelast year, had frozen the intake of foreign workers. The situation has been ma
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
last year, had frozen the intake of foreign workers. The situation has been made worse for many industries after the Immigration Department launched on July 1 a nationwide crackdown on illegal foreign workers. This was a day after the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The $5b cost of Australia's offshore detention programfor personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
for personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore centres, including $69,108.96 in payouts to Immigration Department staff and sub-contractors in 2016-17. Insurer Comcare and Department of Finance compensation claims... Read more
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The Border Mail
The $5b cost of Australia's offshore detention programfor personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
for personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore centres, including $69,108.96 in payouts to Immigration Department staff and sub-contractors in 2016-17. Insurer Comcare and Department of Finance compensation claims... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The $5b cost of Australia's offshore detention programfor personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
for personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore centres, including $69,108.96 in payouts to Immigration Department staff and sub-contractors in 2016-17. Insurer Comcare and Department of Finance compensation claims... Read more
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The Courier
The $5b cost of Australia's offshore detention programfor personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
for personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore centres, including $69,108.96 in payouts to Immigration Department staff and sub-contractors in 2016-17. Insurer Comcare and Department of Finance compensation claims... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The $5b cost of Australia's offshore detention programfor personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
for personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore centres, including $69,108.96 in payouts to Immigration Department staff and sub-contractors in 2016-17. Insurer Comcare and Department of Finance compensation claims... Read more
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The Young Witness
The $5b cost of Australia's offshore detention programfor personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
for personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore centres, including $69,108.96 in payouts to Immigration Department staff and sub-contractors in 2016-17. Insurer Comcare and Department of Finance compensation claims... Read more
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Western Advocate
The $5b cost of Australia's offshore detention programfor personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
for personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore centres, including $69,108.96 in payouts to Immigration Department staff and sub-contractors in 2016-17. Insurer Comcare and Department of Finance compensation claims... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The $5b cost of Australia's offshore detention programfor personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 days ago
for personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore centres, including $69,108.96 in payouts to Immigration Department staff and sub-contractors in 2016-17. Insurer Comcare and Department of Finance compensation claims... Read more
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Manning River Times
The $5b cost of Australia's offshore detention programfor personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
for personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore centres, including $69,108.96 in payouts to Immigration Department staff and sub-contractors in 2016-17. Insurer Comcare and Department of Finance compensation claims... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
The $5b cost of Australia's offshore detention programfor personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 5 days ago
for personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore centres, including $69,108.96 in payouts to Immigration Department staff and sub-contractors in 2016-17. Insurer Comcare and Department of Finance compensation claims... Read more
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The North West Star
The $5b cost of Australia's offshore detention programfor personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
for personal injury and wrongful detention claims in Australia and the offshore centres, including $69,108.96 in payouts to Immigration Department staff and sub-contractors in 2016-17. Insurer Comcare and Department of Finance compensation claims... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gambia Immigration Gets New ProThe Gambia Immigration Department (GID) has appointed Assistant Supretendant (A
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Gambia Immigration Department (GID) has appointed Assistant Supretendant (ASI) Mamanding S. Dibba as the new Public Relations Officer of the Gambia Immigration Department (GID), a press release from the GID has stated. The release also stated... Read more
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