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  1. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Barcode readers help pupils get through border checkpoints quicker

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.Chan@scmp.com Schoolchildren will be able to pass through checkpoints quicker with new technology designed to simplify clearance procedures Barcode boost for border pupils Kindergarten and primary school pupils who live in Shenzhen but attend Hong Kong schools will be able to cross the border quicker, thanks to new technology at the checkpoints. Handheld ...

  2. News - China - IMMIGRATION

    Shenzhen shoppers ready to accept limits on visits to Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:22am by He Huifeng

    ... near the border, particularly along the railway line in North District, as well as in Tuen Mun and Yuen Long, have complained that parallel-goods trading depletes supplies, pushes up prices ... crowded at the checkpoint and in trains," Liu said. The two biggest incentives are that products in Hong Kong are cheaper but higher in quality. Liu said the saving they made on shopping ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Number of immigrants smuggled from Shenzhen to Hong Kong soars

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 10:59pm by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Hundreds of illegal immigrants, mostly from Bangladesh and Pakistan, have poured into HK over past year using border city as staging ground People ... the latest development in Hong Kong's long history of illegal immigration. After the end of the civil war on the mainland in 1949, an estimated million people poured across the border, often ...

  4. News - World - IMMIGRATION

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

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

    ... Associated Press in Austin, US Texas governor Rick Perry sends National Guard to reinforce Mexican border against illegal entry, and embarrass President Obama Troops to combat child migrants Texas Governor Rick Perry is sending up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the state border with Mexico to combat what he says are criminals exploiting a surge of children pouring ...

  5. News - World - IMMIGRATION

    Why US deported illegal immigrant women and children to Honduras

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:47pm by AFP

    ... seen 57,000 unaccompanied minors, some fleeing violence, poverty and persecution at home, cross the southwestern US border since October. Obama visited Texas last week and publicly warned parents in Central America not to send their children to the United States on a trek often organised by smuggling rings. He also ignored Republican demands to visit the border himself- saying he ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Belgian man stateless in Hong Kong after losing citizenship when renewing passport

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:26am by DANNY LEE

    ... view that you are of Chinese nationality'. I was guilty without proof." Patrick Wautelet, a professor of law at the Université de Liège in Belgium who specialises in cross-border ...

  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 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Holidaymakers set to rise 20pc to 7.6m in Hong Kong for 'Golden week'

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... and air immigration border checkpoints during next week's "golden week" national holiday, government estimates show. This year's National Day holiday period will be a day ... cent higher than last year. The Immigration Department estimates are for the period from tomorrow to next Sunday. About 5.88 million people are expected to cross the border in either direction ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Custody-row mother criticises Hong Kong Immigration as young boys cross border to Macau

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... the border by themselves and without their parents' authorisation? "I've also asked immigration to check their CCTV to see if an adult was actually with them when they travelled ...

  10. Comment - Blogs - IMMIGRATION

    Exit strategy: Canada to target tax and visa cheats by tracking departures

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 09:05am by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver ian.young@scmp.com Hong Kong and mainland Chinese immigrants be warned. This summer, Canada is plugging gaps in its border management that have allowed some of you ... you exit.  This odd situation is well known to anyone familiar with Canada’s border practices. Inky Mark, a Chinese-born former MP who sat on parliament’s immigration committee, said ...




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