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Rise in migrant aged care workers raises serious concerns for elderly residents

Posted by jaypee 51 days ago New Zealand
http://www.nzherald.co.nz —

A dramatic rise in the number of rest-home caregivers working on temporary visas is raising concerns about disruption to the lives of vulnerable rest-home residents.

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Pinoy nurses warned vs. email scams promising jobs in New South Wales

Posted by jaypee 52 days ago Australia
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The Australian government has warned nursing graduates in the Philippines against fake job offers supposedly coming from hospitals in New South Wales.

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Australian Catholic migrant office slams new asylum seekers law

Posted by jaypee 53 days ago Australia
http://www.catholicnewsagency.com —

.- The Australian bishops' office for migrants and refugees has termed “unethical” legislation signed into law last week that gives the national government unprecedented powers to deal toughly with asylum seekers.

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Status in flux since migrant exodus: report

Posted by jaypee 53 days ago Cambodia
http://www.phnompenhpost.com —

Since the mass exodus of more than 225,000 mostly undocumented Cambodian migrants from Thailand in June, no long-term solution to the workers’ precarious and often-exploited status has emerged, migration experts said yesterday.

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Malaysia to Deport 70,000 Illegal Indonesian Migrant Workers: Source

Posted by jaypee 54 days ago Malaysia

Jakarta. Some 70,000 illegal migrant workers from Indonesia are to be deported from Malaysia by the end of the year, according to a source within the Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration.

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PHL bishops push zero tolerance vs. human trafficking

Posted by jaypee 54 days ago Philippines
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Philippine Catholic bishops this week sought "zero tolerance" against human trafficking as they warned a failure to fight modern slavery could undermine the Church, a news site reported.

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UN warns of uptick in clandestine migration

Posted by jaypee 54 days ago Pakistan
http://nation.com.pk —

UNITED NATIONS - More people are risking their lives to cross the Indian Ocean on smuggler’s boats despite the great risks involved, including the prospect of “horrific violence,” the United Nations refugee agency has warned.

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369 migrant women married to Thais finally get citizenship

Posted by jaypee 55 days ago Thailand
After a decade of waiting, 369 migrant women finally got their prized Thai citizenship cards. Read More