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  1. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Arrests of parallel traders brings calm to Sheung Shui

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... trades chaos for calm after round-up For once, commuters using Sheung Shui station yesterday didn't have to find a way past queues of traders' trolleys. The worst congestion vanished ... enjoyed the calm they had longed for. Felix So, a fifth-form pupil who lives in Sheung Shui and passes the station twice a day, said: "The situation looks so much different today- it seems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1041788/arrests-parallel-traders-brings-calm-sheung-shui
  2. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Sheung Shui parallel-traders protest descends into chaos

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Chaos at protest against parallel-goods traders Scuffles broke out and two parallel traders were arrested for assault during a protest at Sheung Shui MTR station ... to lug goods over the border. Last week, Tai Po residents said parallel-goods traders were venturing beyond the border towns to their area following the crackdown in Sheung Shui. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1120893/sheung-shui-parallel-traders-protest-descends-chaos
  3. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Protesters rally in Sheung Shui against cross-border parallel traders

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by JOYCE NG AND AMY NIP

    ... Amy Nip and Joyce Ng Scuffles break out during rally outside Sheung Shui station against visitors from mainland, who are accused of distorting local economy Clash at protest against ... 50 residents in the border town gathering near an exit of Sheung Shui MTR station. "Reclaim Sheung Shui! Protect our homes!" they chanted, echoing slogans written on the placards ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1037962/protesters-rally-sheung-shui-against-cross-border-parallel-traders
  4. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    131 held in swoop on parallel-goods trade in Sheung Shui

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... as an increasing nuisance. Principal immigration officer Wong Yin-sang said 130 workers were arrested in the Advanced Technology Centre, a 10-minute walk from Sheung Shui station, packing goods ranging from red wine to baby milk formula. "Instead of carrying out a large-scale stop-and-search operation at a crowded place like the Sheung Shui railway station, we opted to crack down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1041002/131-held-swoop-parallel-goods-trade-sheung-shui
  5. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Raids on parallel traders don't placate Sheung Shui residents

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... parallel traders were out in force at the Sheung Shui MTR station yesterday despite police and immigration officials carrying out their 13th raid in five weeks against the cross-border trade. ... warehousing services. The arrests were carried out ahead of a protest expected to be held today by Sheung Shui residents angered by the parallel trading conducted in their border town. While ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1067460/raids-parallel-traders-dont-placate-sheung-shui-residents
  6. News - World - IMMIGRATION

    National Guard to help stop illegal child migrants entering US, Texas governor says

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:02pm by AP

    ... in squalor," he said. The stationing of National Guard troops, which may act in a law enforcement capacity under state authority, will cost Texas about US$12 million a month. They would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557263/national-guard-help-stop-illegal-child-migrants-entering-us-texas
  7. News - World - IMMIGRATION

    Opposing sides in US immigration debate agree need for policy change

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 06:09am by Reuters, MCT

    ... blame Washington Demonstrations for against immigration intensified in southern California as protesters filled a desolate road to a US Customs and Border Station to await the arrival ... and manage them. On Tuesday, Murrieta residents blocked three buses transporting undocumented families to the border station. On Friday, hundreds of people gathered, anticipating another convoy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1547552/opposing-sides-us-immigration-debate-agree-need-policy-change
  8. News - World - IMMIGRATION

    As Italy braces for record migrant arrivals, it appeals for Europe-wide help

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:23pm by AFP

    ... Agencies in Rome and Catania With boatpeople numbers set to reach 100,000 this year, Sicilian towns seek help from Rome, and EU, to provide reception 'worthy of its name' Italy expects record migrant arrivals With a bandana on her head and a three-month-old baby at her feet, Azeb Brahana stands in the gardens of Catania's train station in Sicily and looks a little ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1543786/italy-braces-record-migrant-arrivals-it-appeals-europe-wide-help
  9. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Parallel exporters using Hong Kong flats as warehouses

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... in the complex had become mini-warehouses for parallel goods. Meanwhile, a suspected distributor of red wine was caught outside Sheung Shui railway station, while eight were arrested in the Cardinal ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Mainlanders found busy packing mobile phones during raid on Sheung Shui apartment block Parallel traders using flats as warehouses Parallel traders who tried ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1047999/parallel-exporters-using-hong-kong-flats-warehouses
  10. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Row over cross-border parallel traders in Hong Kong sparks online debate

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... on the internet. Cultural critic and academic Chin Wan urged support for a Sheung Shui group that last week staged several protests at the area's MTR station against the cross-border carriers. ... traders carry products over the border to sell on the mainland, evading tax in the process. They are most active in Sheung Shui as it is only one MTR station from the Lo Wu border crossing. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1040917/row-over-cross-border-parallel-traders-hong-kong-sparks-online-debate

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