Media Round-UP

What the papers say: today’s round up of stories from the UK media touching on migration, migrant labour, trafficking and other immigration matters.

Migration Watch

UK Immigration Cap is a Con

UK Migration Expert – ‎Jan 26, 2010‎

Labour MP’s have called out against Migration Watch and Tory leader David Cameron’s suggestion that the UK population will hit 70 million. …

Asylum

Morton Hall prison could hold failed asylum seekers

Lincolnshire Echo – ‎3 hours ago‎

They say the prison would remain at the same capacity of 393 but hold men whose asylum applications to remain in the UK have been rejected, …

FRANCE ‘AT FAULT’

News of the World – ‎22 hours ago‎

… the asylum seekers who reach Calais into the French asylum system. “At some level, they are unofficially encouraging them to go to the UK or elsewhere. …

Immigration

Travel: UK suspends student visas from India, Nepal, Bangladesh

ChiefOfficers.Net – ‎3 hours ago‎

The UK Immigration Service, now known as “UK Borders Agency” has suspended the applications process for student visas from northern India, …

UK suspends student visas to curb fraud Financial Times

UK Suspends Student Visas in North India Wall Street Journal

UK suspends student visa applications from Bangladesh The New Nation

‘UK ban on north Indian students will be beneficial in long run’

Indian Express – ‎10 hours ago‎

Gulati also hit out at private colleges for ‘funding’ the racket being run by immigration agents. “Students who are using academics as a means to immigrate …

JCWI

Tory immigration cap will threaten industry claims council

Emigrate.co.uk – Andy Scott – ‎Jan 18, 2010‎

David Cameron’s bold claims, which dominated media this past week, have been denounced by the JCWI who argue that thousands of jobs will be threatened and …

Conservative leader proposes conservative cap on immigration

UK Migration Expert – ‎Jan 20, 2010‎

Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) chief executive Habib Rahman has commented that with political, legal and economical constraints, …

Trafficking

Charity to target Gatwick Airport in fight against sex slavery

The Argus.co.uk – Rebecca Evans – ‎22 hours ago‎

As part of its efforts, Stop UK (Supporting Trafficked & Oppressed People) has put up posters bearing the message “Human trafficking is modern slavery” at …

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