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Pinoys, other casino workers in CNMI sue US government

Posted by jaypee 934 days ago OTHERS
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

Some 700 Filipino workers and other foreign employees, as well as their families, face mass exit from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) following the U.S. government’s denial of their casino work authorization petitions.

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Migration is economically neutral says OECD report

Posted by jacobo 1157 days ago OTHERS
http://www.workpermit.com —

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released figures which suggest that migration has a broadly neutral financial impact on countries which host large immigrant populations.

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Remittances from overseas workers under threat from banks’ profiteering

Posted by jacobo 1330 days ago OTHERS
http://www.wsws.org —

Dahabshiil, the largest provider of remittance services to the 100,000 Somalis living in Britain, this month won an interim injunction at the high court, preventing Barclays Bank from cutting its banking services.

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Amnesty urges Indonesia, China to ratify domestic workers convention

Posted by jacobo 1339 days ago OTHERS
http://scmp.com —

Amnesty International has urged Indonesia and China to ratify an international convention on working conditions for foreign domestic helpers.

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Asylum rules to apply in 2015, not 2014

Posted by jaypee 1354 days ago OTHERS
http://www.saipantribune.com —

Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) said yesterday that Jan. 1, 2015, is the correct date wherein the CNMI can start accepting asylum application—not Jan. 1, 2014 as he earlier told Saipan Tribune. He said the confusion results from a technical error in U.S. Public Law 110-229, the law that placed CNMI immigration under federal control, which

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Migrants from developing countries to send home $414 billion in earnings in 2013

Posted by jacobo 1389 days ago OTHERS
http://worldbank.org —

Oct 2, 2013 -- The developing world is expected to receive $414 billion in migrant remittances in 2013, an increase of 6.3 percent over the previous year. This is projected to rise to $540 billion by 2016.

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More people than ever are living abroad

Posted by jaypee 1399 days ago OTHERS
http://siouxcityjournal.com —

UNITED NATIONS | More people around the world than ever are living abroad and the United States remains the most popular destination, according to new U.N. data released Wednesday.


The U.N. Population Division reported that 232 million people, or 3.2 percent of the world's population, were living outside their homeland i Read More

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World migrant population grows to 232 million

Posted by jaypee 1409 days ago OTHERS
http://www.bangkokpost.com —

UNITED NATIONS - More people around the world than ever are living abroad and the United States remains the most popular destination, according to new UN data released Thursday.

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