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Myanmar Begins Passport Scheme for Migrant Workers in Thailand

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Burma
http://www.irrawaddy.org —

Burma this month began a scheme to issue regular passports to migrant workers in Thailand, an embassy official in Bangkok said. The process is highly complex and rules out many who do not have the right documentation, however, and is unlikely to supplant the many brokers trading in unofficial documents.

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People smuggling gangs under spotlight in Thailand

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Thailand
http://www.turkishpress.com —

BANGKOK - Thai authorities said Friday they have identified suspects involved in the illegal smuggling of about 220 Muslim migrants, found at a secret camp in the country's south around nine days ago.

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PHL request for TPS now with Homeland Security

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Philippines
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

The US government is expected to decide on the Philippines' request for a Temporary Protected Status (TPS) soon after the Department of State finished its review of the request.

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UAE-bound Pinoys warned vs carrying illegal drugs 

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Police rescue 31 girls in 'sting' operation

Posted by jaypee 24 days ago Thailand
http://www.nationmultimedia.com — Thirty-one girls were rescued and four human-traffic suspects arrested in a police sting operation early yesterday that targeted three karaoke bars in Chacherngsao's Ban Pho district. Read More
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Kiwi migrants least likely to identify as 'Australian'

Posted by jaypee 23 days ago New Zealand
http://www.nzherald.co.nz —

New Zealanders living across the ditch are the least likely migrants to identify themselves as being 'Australian', a new study has found.

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CORRECT: NZ net migration at decade-high in February

Posted by jaypee 23 days ago New Zealand
http://www.scoop.co.nz —

New Zealand’s inbound net migration rose to a 10-year high in February, as fewer kiwis jumped the ditch to Australia and China became the biggest source of net migrants for the first time in a decade.

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Migrants were to ‘train in terror’

Posted by jaypee 23 days ago Thailand
http://bangkokpost.com —

The suspicion has been unveiled by a police source close to the investigation into the separate entries of groups of 112 and 296 Muslims into Thailand.

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