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Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse

...aid the woman's petition was rejected initially by immigration officials because the abuse had been carried out in private, but an appeals court in Minnesota reversed that decision and approved her claim, noting that conditions in Uganda were so hostile that she could not seek protection from the state. Often,...

Haneefs Visa Revoked by Australia

...that Haneef will now be held in Sydney's Villawood immigration detention centre until his trial on the terrorism charges is finalized. And even if Haneef is eventually acquitted by the Australian courts, Andrews decision would allow the Government to then deport him. Civil libertarians attacked the minister'...

Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective

...y are exercised," said Ray Turner, a specialist in immigration law. "[When] the current Government came to power and Philip Ruddock became immigration minister, the character test became the important aspect of immigration law it is now." When Hanee...

The Custom of Circumcision Decline in the US

...te is well below 50 percent. Experts believe that immigration from other countries like Asia and Latin America into the United States is one of the reasons for the decline of Circumcision in the US. In these countries circumcision is unheard of. Changing attitude of the people towards their bodies is also one ...

Doctor Migration Has Limited Impact on Health Care in Poor Countries: OECD

...c Cooperation and Development noted that increased immigration of medical personnel to the 30 industrialised economies in the OECD had sparked fears of a "brain drain" that is depriving poor countries of critically needed health professionals. But the OECD, in its 2007 International Migration Outlook, said its...

Galapagos on UN Endangered List

...apagos Islands is in danger as booming tourism and immigration threaten giant tortoises and blue-footed boobies u...tatement. "This increase has fuelled a growth in immigration and the ensuing inter-island traffic has led to the introduction of more invasive species." Ecuado...

Children of Asylum Seekers Dont Get Adequate Medical Care in Australia

...sfully campaigned for the release of children from immigration detention centres. It is mow turning its attention to the health of asylum seeker children living in the community. In a study of 70 such children in Melbourne, the College found that 25 per cent hadn't seen a doctor since arriving in Australia an...

Australian PM Wants to Prevent Entry of HIV Positive and Leprosy Affected People

... home again, ignoring the advice of his health and immigration ministers who have told him migrants carrying the ... the departments have told the Prime Minister that immigration has not had a significant impact on HIV infection in Australia. In 2005, just 2 per cent of 928 new ...

Statisticians Alarmed As Canada Zooms Towards Labour Shortage

... Tuesday that Canada would have to rely heavily on immigration to plug the gaps left in, as Canada’s aging workfo...h of the labour force over the decade. "If current immigration rates continue, it is possible that immigration could account for virtually all labour force growth ...

HIV Experts Criticize Australian PM's Suggestion for Ban on Entry of HIV-infected

...UK's National Aids Trust, said tighter controls on immigration would not necessarily have an effect on the rate o...er Bronwyn Pike too had questioned the adequacy of immigration checks, saying the increase in Victoria's HIV notifications was partially due to the arrival of HIV-...

HIV Experts Criticize Australian PM's Suggestion for Ban on Entry of HIV-infected

...UK's National Aids Trust, said tighter controls on immigration would not necessarily have an effect on the rate o...er Bronwyn Pike too had questioned the adequacy of immigration checks, saying the increase in Victoria's HIV notifications was partially due to the arrival of HIV-...

Australian Prime Minister Wants to Ban Entry of HIV-infected

...ntering the country//. Howard's tough stance over immigration of the HIV-infected comes in the wake of reports that the number of newcomers carrying HIV into the state of Victoria has more than quadrupled in the past two years. Health Department records show the number of HIV-positive people arriving from ove...

India Assures Help to Doctors of Indian Origin

...l Health Service (NHS) in London due to changes in immigration rules. // Thousands of Indian doctors have been ...nt of launching legal challenges to the changes to immigration rules. Ramadoss met BAPIO president Ramesh Mehta and vice-chair Umesh Prabhu during his stopover h...

Minorities Likely to Keep Fighting Death to the End

...barriers can further complicate care. Questionable immigration status may also make families hesitant about taking the legal steps necessary to enroll loved ones in hospice programs. Leslie J. Blackhall who studies such issues at the University of Virginia echoes the study findings, “We don't want to stereotyp...

UK Indian Doctors Obtain Injunction Against New Rule

...igh court that disallowed a judicial review of new immigration rules announced in April 2006. Raman Lakshman, B...s that the department of health has not considered immigration status for the short-listing. While it is difficult to calculate numbers, we have heard from quite a...

Indian Doctors File Appeal Against British Court Ruling

... who were affected by the high court ruling of new immigration rules have lodged an appeal against the judgment. ...rt ruling that disallowed a judicial review of new immigration rules, lodged an appeal against the judgment, the health authorities began shortlisting doctors, inc...

Living in Poor Neighborhoods Raises Risks for Heart Disease and Stroke

...s age, marital status, family income, education or immigration status - were taken into consideration, the results remained the same. 'We often think that wealth and education can insulate us from the assaults of our immediate environment,' said Felicia LeClere, PhD, a researcher with the Population Studies Ce...

Indian Doctors Return Home from Britain, More on the Way

...ndia is since April 2006 when changes were made to immigration rules. The changes were challenged by the Indian medical community in court but a judicial review was disallowed by the high court February 9. Leaders of the Indian medical community say that the figure of 5,000 is approximate and that the actual ...

Indian Doctors in Britain Lose Legal Battle

...- after they lost a case Friday against changes in immigration rules that make it virtually impossible to gain em...ounds to support the claim that the changes in the immigration rules or the subsequent guidance given by the Department of Health were unlawful. The outcome is ...

Expectant Mothers No More Welcome in Hong Kong

...ony,is now part of China, but still has autonomous immigration rules. There are also additional measures like doubling of the fees for all Chinese mothers who deliver babies in Hong Kong hospitals. There will be placement of medical staff at borders to check for prospective pregnant women and to ascertain tho...

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