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30 August 2011: Supply of Tier 2 certificates of sponsorship again exceeds demand in August, meaning some 7,723 certificates are available in September
25 August 2011: Following Migration Watch's report calling the asylum system a "shambles", the IPPR's Matt Cavanagh says asylum trends across Europe are broadly stable and not particularly high by historical standards
22 August 2011: Full details of ILPA's forthcoming Refugee Children's Project free training courses
16 August 2011: Private colleges given go-ahead to to seek a high court ruling on plans to cut student visas
15 August 2011: A former UN official and senior advisor to the US Refugee and Immigrant Fund writes about the "flawed" US asylum process for Foreign Policy in Focus
10 August 2011: Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg , calls on countries to improve the techniques used to asses the age of migrant children
9 August 2011: UKBA says its buildings are open and unaffected by civil unrest in London
4 August 2011: Video footage of the recent lecture by Professor James C. Hathaway on the 60th Anniversary of the Refugee Convention
1 August 2011: The Home Affairs Committee says in a new report that it has real concerns about the implications of Turkish accession to the EU for the security of the EU external border
28 July 2011: The Home Office has confirmed further details of the overall arrangements for inspection of Tier 4 sponsors
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