The Canadian government will launch a new "start-up" visa to attract foreign entrepreneurs and business people to immigrate to Canada as part of a new economic strategy, the Telegraph reports this week.
"Right now, there's competition for talent, a talent war, going on. That's not healthy. Instead, there should be better planning. Both sides should be facilitating the movement of talent - if Canada lacks nurses and China has [extra] nurses, then China should facilitate nurses going to Canada."
Following recent delays the UK Border Force is recruiting an additional 70 staff at Heathrow Airport to deal with long queues and millions of UK tourists expected this summer, Immigration Minister Damian Green has told MPs. He said recruitment for new staff at Terminal 2, due to open in 2014, was being brought forward so they would be available for the post-Olympic UK traveller and student arrival period. A post-Games rush is expected when tens of thousands of overseas students arrive in the UK for the new academic year.
The Financial Times asks if the next generation of world leaders, like Manmohan Singhs, Benazir Bhutto and Bill Clinton, will be educated in the UK? Britain's world-class universities explain why the UK is the most popular destination for international students after the US.
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