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No more extension of Visitors permit for expatriates: Fiji Immigration
Posted On: Wednesday, 14 March 2018
SUVA, 13 MARCH 2018 (FBC NEWS) --- A directive has been issued to all businesses and companies who are bringing in expatriates that there will be no more extension of visitor’s permits for those foreign workers who come and work in Fiji. Director... more...

Dozens of refugees leave Nauru for resettlement in US
Posted On: Thursday, 8 March 2018
YAREN, 07 MARCH 2018 (THE GUARDIAN) --- Four more families of refugees and a cohort of single men have left immigration camps on Nauru to start new lives in the United States. The group of 29, including eight children, who flew off the island nation on... more...

Pacific Labour Scheme will give 2,000 workers from Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu chance to help fill labour shortages in Australia
Posted On: Friday, 2 March 2018
CANBERRA, 02 MARCH 2018 (DFAT) --- Australia Thursday celebrate the achievements of the Northern Australia Worker Pilot Programme (NAWPP), which was a key initiative of the Our North, Our Future: Developing Northern Australia White Paper. Employers... more...

Samoa Immigration works towards modernising Immigration Act
Posted On: Tuesday, 27 February 2018
The Ministry of Prime Minister and Cabinet (MPMC) working in collaboration with the Pacific Immigration Directors Conference (PIDC) undertook a review of Samoa’s Immigration Act 2004. The review team consisting of representatives from the... more...

35 refugees leave Nauru for the US
Posted On: Monday, 19 February 2018
YAREN, 19 FEBRUARY 2018 (SBS/AAP) --- Another 35 refugees are leaving Nauru for the United States on Sunday, the third group to depart Australia's offshore immigration centres this week. Almost all are single Afghan, Pakistani or Rohingya men, along with... more...

Vanuatu to recruit nurses from Solomon Islands
Posted On: Friday, 16 February 2018
PORT VILA,16 FEBRUARY 2018 (VANUATU DAILY POST)---Vanuatu is again seeking to recruit nurses in Solomon Islands. Two officials from the Vanuatu government were reportedly in Honiara last week to pursue their recruitment drive. Up to 100 local nurses... more...

Solomon Islands seasonal workers leave for New Zealand
Posted On: Friday, 16 February 2018
HONIARA,16 FEBRUARY 2018 (SOL GOVT)--- Seventy seasonal workers under the New Zealand Recognized Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme left the country Thursday bound for New Zealand. The Season for work in New Zealand usually begins in October and lasts... more...

Third group of Manus refugees leave for US as despair grips those left behind
Posted On: Friday, 16 February 2018
LORENGAU, 16 FEBRUARY 2018 (THE GUARDIAN)---Another 18 refugees from Australia’s offshore immigration regime have left Papua New Guinea for resettlement in America, but the United Nations refugee agency has warned that those who remain are... more...

Australia Seasonal Workers schemer employer praises Fijian workers performance
Posted On: Wednesday, 14 February 2018
BRISBANE,14 FEBRUARY 2018 (DEPTFO NEWS)---Fijians employed in Australia under the Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) have been praised for their good performance. The commendation was made to the Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial... more...

Illegal group exists in PNG
Posted On: Tuesday, 13 February 2018
PORT MORESBY,12 FEBRUARY 2018 (THE NATIONAL)---- A foreigner, who admitted in   Papua New Guinea court being part of a syndicate involved in the smuggling of illegal goods to the country, has refused to reveal to authorities the identities of his... more...

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