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New Changes to Appendix FM route for family with Children

Changes brought to Appendix FM by MM (Lebanon) [2017] UKSC 10...

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Free advise for Victims of Grenfell Tower fire

Visa and Migration Ltd is volunteering free services for victims of Grenfell Tower fire...

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Immigration after election under the New Conservative Government

What is in store for Immigrants under New Conservative Government...

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No Right of appeal Against Refusals of EEA Extended Family members

No Right of Against Refusal of EEA Extended Family Member...

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Immigration Applications Fee increase from 6 April 2017

Immigration Applications Fee increase from 6 April 2017...

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Position of EU migrants at Risk with new changes to the Policy and Process

Position of EU migrants at Risk with new changes to the Policy and Process...

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New Changes to the Immigration Rules for Nov 2016 and May 2017

New Changes to the Immigration Rules for Nov 2016 and May 2017...

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Email sent to us on Changes to the rules in Autumn 2016

Email sent to us on Changes to the rules in Autumn 2016...

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Home Secretary announces crackdown on overseas students and work visas

Home Secretary announces crackdown on overseas students and work visas...

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Work Permits the only way for EU Nationals to come to the UK

Work Permits the only way for EU Nationals to come to the UK...

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The Home Secretary to make plans for UK Immigration after Study from Migration Watch

The Home Secretary to make plans for UK Immigration after Study from Migration Watch...

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Proposal for Free Migration between CANADA, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND and the UK

Proposal for Free Migration between CANADA, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND and the UK...

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EU National and Their Right of Stay in the UK - After Brexit.

EU National and Their Right of Stay in the UK...

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Serious concerns over the legal status of the 3 million EU citizens living in Britain

Serious concerns over the legal status of the 3 million EU citizens living in Britain...

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EU exit could add two years to austerity, IFS says

EU exit could add two years to austerity, IFS says...

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Sponsorship Licences – What Home Office is looking when they visit your premises

Sponsorship Licences – What Home Office is looking when they visit your premises...

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New Tier 2 visa rules, the first of which came into effect on April 6, 2016

New Tier 2 visa rules, the first of which came into effect on April 6, 2016...

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Tier 2: Indefinite leave to remain – Check if you qualify

Tier 2: Indefinite leave to remain – Check if you qualify...

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MSPs call on UK government to reinstate post-study work visa

Post Study Worker Visa May Come back in Scotland...

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UK Immigration introduces NHS surcharge for Australian and New Zealand Nationals.

UK will Charge Australian and New Zealand Nationals for NHS Surcharge....

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Thousands of Britain's curry houses face closure because of immigration rules

Britain's curry houses face closure because of immigration rules...

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MAC Recommends Tighter Immigration control on Tier 2 Visas.

MAC Recommends Tighter Immigration control on Tier 2 Visas....

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Tier 2 Migrants Applying for Settlement in the UK will need to earn more than £35000

Tier 2 Migrants Applying for Indefinite Leave to Remain will need to have a salary of £35000 or more from April 2016...

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Immigrants must improve English in two-and-a-half years or face deportation

Immigrants must improve English in two-and-a-half years or face deportation, States the Prime Minister...

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Likely questions for your Tier 1 Entrepreneur Application

Questions for your Tier 1 Entrepreneur Application...

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Right to Rent Document Checks Guide Introduced by Home Office

New Guidance introduced for Right to Rent Checks...

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Possible New Changes to Benefits for EU Migrants

Possible New Changes to the Benefits for EU Migrants...

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George Osborne denies net immigration rise needed to achieve budget surplus

Chancellor attacked by Labour MPs for failing to acknowledge his target will only be met by increasing number of new jobs and finding migrants to fill them...

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If we cap immigration, the UK will lose its status as a global hub for science and engineering

John O’Keefe, the UK’s latest Nobel Prize winner, has a lot in common with Venki Ramakrishnan, the next President of the Royal Society...

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NHS SURCHARGE MANDATORY FOR IMMIGRATION APPLICATIONS

NHS SURCHARGE MANDATORY FOR IMMIGRATION APPLICATIONS...

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New immigration rules will keep killing refugees

As immigration controls lead to deaths at both ends of Europe, the Tories are tightening them further. At least 50 people died crossing the...

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Relief for Nurses

Nurses will be added to the government’s shortage occupation list on an interim basis. This means that nurses from outside the EEA that apply to work in the UK will have their applications for nursing posts prioritised. The independent Migration Advisory Committee will review the change and present further evidence to the government by February 2016...

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UK immigration: Tightening rules for foreign workers is

UK immigration: Tightening rules for foreign workers is "clear threat to London"...

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Right to rent checks introduced for landlords in England

Under the new rules, landlords who fail to check a potential tenant’s ‘Right to Rent’ will face penalties of up to £3,000 per tenant....

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Immigration policy is holding back the UK's tech boom

One of the biggest economic challenges facing our nation is the need for more qualified, highly-skilled professionals…Yet because our current immigration system is outdated and inefficient, many high- skilled immigr...

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Immigration rule 'has split 15,000 children from a parent'

At least 15,000 children are separated from a parent because of income rules affecting some migrants, says the Children's Commissioner for England....

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Changes to Restricted Certificate of Allocation

We are proposing to change the operation of the Tier 2 (General) limit to maximise the number of places which can be allocated each month, within the overall annual limit of 20,700....

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Migrant crisis: Britain set to accept more refugees

David Cameron is expected to announce plans later to increase the number of refugees being allowed into the UK....

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London is leading the UK’s tech boom – but it needs immigration to stay ahead

UK employment figures published by the ONS last week showed there's no shortage of workers across London and the rest of the country, but that doesn't mean they have the right skills to keep Britain ahead in some key sectors....

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NHS Raises Concern for Nurses under Tier 2

There are concerns raised by NHS chiefs over changes to the UK Tier 2 immigration rules have been put forward in a letter sent to the Home Office. The Nursing Times states that many Tier 2 applications of nurses recruited from outside the European Union are being refused by the Home Office....

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Student with four A* A-levels refused finance over immigration status

A student who was awarded four A* grades at A-level is facing an anxious wait to hear whether he will be able to take up an offer from Imperial College due to a dispute over his immigration status. Hassan al-Sherbaz, 18, has been refused a student loan despite having lived in Britain for half his life. Sherbaz, who arrived in the UK with his parents aged nine, has been educated at primary and secondary...

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Think twice before replying ‘no’ … you may be wrong!

Following the recent refusal by the UK government to grant Chinese artist Ai Weiwei a six-month business visitor visa, we would like to highlight the importance of accurately answering the questions posed in your UK visa application....

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No in country appeal against EEA sham marriage removals says Upper Tribunal

In R (on the application of Bilal Ahmed) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (EEA/s 10 appeal rights: effect) IJR [2015] UKUT 436 (IAC) the Upper Tribunal concludes that there is no in country right of appeal where a non EEA foreign national marries an EEA national and applies for a residence card, the residence card application is refused on the basis that the marriage is a sham and the Home Office takes removal action against the non EEA national. The official headnot...

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More than 1,300 skilled visa applications were rejected by the Home Office in June

A cap introduced on Tier 2 visas by the Home Office was reached for the first time in June, resulting in 1,329 visa applications being rejected...

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Changes to Entrepreneur Visa

From 1 September 2015, If you are applying for entry clearance as a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) or as an adult dependent (over 18 years old) of the main applicant in this route you must provide an overseas criminal record certificate for any country you have resided in continuously for 12 months or more, in the 10 years prior to your application. You must provide the following specified documents:...

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New Changes to the Immigration Rules

New students at publicly funded colleges will be prevented from being able to work in the UK; from "the autumn", "college students" will be unable to switch to a work visa or extend their study visa whilst they are in the UK....

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Mediterranean migrant crossings to Europe reach 100,000

More than 100,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean so far this year as hundreds of people reached Greek islands in the Aegean on Tuesday....

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UK's fast-track asylum system ruled unlawful

A fast-track immigration appeals procedure under which thousands of asylum seekers have been locked up each year has been declared unlawful by the high court....

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David Cameron unveils new non-EU migration crackdown

During Prime Minister's Questions, he proposed new restrictions on work visas, and a higher salary threshold before people are allowed into the UK....

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Yarl's Wood detention centre 'is a prison'

Hundreds of protesters held a demonstration outside the Yarl's Wood detention centre on Saturday, calling for its immediate closure....

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Cuts to UK Immigration leads to short fall of 24,000 nurses in UK

Britain’s healthcare industry is suffering a nursing shortage of 24,000 staff this year, driven by a decline in student places, tougher immigration rules and spending cuts....

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Many people want to go abroad for education, for jobs and extend their business

Many people want to go abroad for education, for jobs and extend their business but maximum people choose UK because United Kingdom provides many opportunities of earning and best education. And UK provides facility...

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Skilled Migrant and a Tight Cap

The return of the Conservative Party to government has a number of interesting ramifications for migration, including a referendum on the UK’s continued membership of the EU and the continuation of a target – or ambition, at least – of net migration reduced to the 'tens of thousands'....

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BREAKING NEWS: Today the Immigration Bill 2014 has became law.

BREAKING NEWS: Today the Immigration Bill 2014 has became law. The Immigration Bill 2014 is the most restrictive and onerous piece of legislation ever passed in the UK Immigration History....

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The Resident Labour Market Test

If you are a UK employer, you may want to recruit a skilled worker from outside the European Economic Area. If you choose to sponsor them for a Tier 2 (General) visa application, you must normally complete a...

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Nigerian asylum seeker and son 'must return to UK'

The home secretary must return an asylum seeker and her son to the UK just months after ordering their removal, the Court of Appeal has ruled....

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Bulgarians and Romanians to Benefit from Businesses in UK

Just over half of businesses it surveyed, 52%, said they employed migrants. A skills gap among domestic candidates was the reason 58% of members gave, citing areas such as construction and tourism....

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Britain Would 'Fall Apart' Without Immigration, Says Former Conservative Minister

Britain would "fall apart" without immigration, a former senior Conservative minister has argued....

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Passport exit checks begin at UK ports and borders

Passport exit checks begin at UK ports and borders...

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English Test for UK Visa

If you have taken an English test before the 5 April 2015 this test certificate can be used for UK Visa/Immigration application purposes until 5 November 2015. From 6 April 2015 the only acceptable test will...

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United Kingdom: Changes to TIER 2 bring greater flexibility for short-term assignments

Exemption of Cooling Off Period after Short Assignment A foreigner who is in the UK on a TIER 2 visa and who either leaves the UK at the end of their assignment or whose visa expires without the possibility of renewal, must wait at least 12 months to obtain a new TIER 2 visa. Referred to as the “Cooling Off Period,”...

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Marriage Notice period increased but only for Immigrants.

From 2 March 2015, major changes to the process for giving notice of marriage or civil partnership will come into effect. All couples will have to complete a longer notice period of 28 days before they will be able...

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Changes to Home Office-approved Secure English Language Testing (SELT)

The Home Office is making changes to Secure English Language Testing (SELT). Two providers have been selected to deliver Secure English Language Tests approved by the Home Office. The providers are: • UK only: Trinity College London (for customers applying in the UK only)...

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Labour vows to ban indefinite detention of asylum and immigration applicants

Labour has promised to introduce new time limits on the detention of people trapped in the asylum and immigration system in a move that would bring Britain into line with most other western countries by banning inde...

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BRPs for Overseas Visa applicants

The Home Office is rolling out Biometric Resident Permits (BRPs) to those applying for UK visas from abroad. The new regulations will see all non-EEA visa applicants (applying to reside in the UK for longer than six...

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Home Office Caseworkers and Presenting Officers getting Vouchers, Cash Bonus and Extra Holidays for winning and

Home Office officials are being rewarded with shopping vouchers for helping to ensure failed asylum seekers lose their attempt to stay in the country, new documents reveal....

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Home Office changes good character criteria for Naturalisation - potentially leading.

Home Office changes good character criteria for Naturalisation - potentially leading to a 10 year bar on applicants The Home Office has made amendments to its guidance for assessing good character in nationality ap...

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International Students in the Clear

Under the current rules, students from outside the EU are eligible for a bridging visa, allowing them to stay in the UK for four months after qualification. If they manage to obtain a graduate job within this time f...

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UK on track to be fastest growing G7 economy

The UK remains on track to be the fastest growing G7 economy this year despite new figures showing that GDP growth slowed in the third quarter....

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Priority applications Service for Tier 2 Applicants

The Home Office has set up a Tier 2 priority application service. This service aims to decide applications within 10 working days from when you submit your application....

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Immigrant children still being detained

But since he made that pledge, official figures indicate that 661 under-18s – most of them from families seeking asylum – have been detained....

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Not enough money to live with family in UK

A man faces deportation from the UK after a judge said his British wife's salary was not high enough. Michael Engel, from South Africa, said the "bizarre" immigration system rules were "attacking British citizens...

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Jean-Claude Juncker warns UK over immigration curbs

The new president of the European Commission has warned the UK not to "beat up" EU migrants as it tries to cut immigration....

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UN criticizes UK Immigration Policy

A senior United Nations official has harshly criticized the UK government’s invective against immigration and described the idea that a core British culture is being threatened by a growing number of immigrants as a...

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The Genuine Entrepreneur Test

If the UK Border Agency has any concerns regarding your Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) application, or if they simply require further information in order to assess whether you are a genuine entrepreneur, then you may be inv...

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Immigration: David Cameron outlines benefit restrictions

The prime minister is setting out plans to curb welfare benefits for migrants from the EU....

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GERMANY REJECTS BRITAIN’S DEMANDS TO REFORM EU RULES ON IMMIGRATION

As Britain hardens its line on border and immigration policies, German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned British Prime Minister David Cameron that the proposed reforms on immigration would further strain the country's...

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'We must reject intolerant rhetoric on immigration'

Julie Girling, Conservative MEP for the South West, says it is imperative that all views, facts and stats on immigration are available...

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More immigration – but managed much better. That’s what the UK needs

The intense debate over Britain’s immigration reforms is generating more heat than light. Vital questions of migration and border management have descended to the level of partisan squabbling and short-term...

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Nordic PMs warn Cameron over EU immigration change

David Cameron has faced warnings from three leaders of Nordic countries over his plans to limit immigration from the European Union....

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New changes to the Immigration Rules

The government announced today (29 October), changes to the Immigration Rules. Most of these changes will affect all applications submitted on or after 19 November 2015 unless otherwise stated....

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The new Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) Rules 2014

The Tribunal Procedure Committee (TPC) – the independent non-departmental public body with the statutory duty of making rules of procedure in the First-tier and Upper Tribunals...

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David Cameron secures tougher immigration restrictions on new EU numbers

David Cameron secures tougher immigration restrictions on new EU numbers...

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Indian And Chinese National Benefit from New deal

Today’s MOU will allow the UK and Ireland to share data and exchange information which will be used to inform and determine immigration decisions and allow visitors from India and China to travel more easily between...

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Visit Visa refused under paragraph 320 (7 A and 7B)

Visit Visa refused under paragraph 320 (7 A and 7B)...

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Salmond vows immigration reform for Scotland

Labour leader Ed Miliband has said he would consider border controls between Scotland and England if it pursues "markedly different immigration policies", echoing the position of the present Conservative-Liberal Dem...

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Your leave can be curtailed by the UK Visa and Immigration

New guidance on curtailment has been published on 10 Sep 2014. The caseworker will consider curtailment under paragraph 323(i) of the Immigration Rules with reference to paragraph 322(2), if they find that in a prev...

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Tougher immigration rules ‘will make Britons poorer’

Individual prosperity will fall and income tax rise over the next fifty years if net immigration is cut to the tens of thousands as promised by the Conservatives, according to a report published today....

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Immigration restrictions will do serious long-term damage to UK

Politics professor Dr Matthew Goodwin told the Independent he believes that Labour could lose up to five seats to Ukip in next year's general elections as working class supporters desert the party on issues includin...

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Immigration plans for an independent Scotland need an extra 14,000 people

Alex Salmond’s plans to shore up an independent Scotland’s economy by attracting more immigrants were thrown into chaos yesterday by new figures showing that he needs an extra 14,000 people to meet his target...

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Royal footman fails UK immigration test

Badar Azim, a footman at Buckingham Palace who helped with the announcement of the birth of the new-born Prince George has left the UK and returned to his native India because he did not qualify for a Tier 2 (Genera...

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Reducing immigration would slow UK economy and lead to tax rises

Reducing immigration into the UK will have strong negative effects on the economy and would result in an income tax hike, a new study predicts....

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Nick Clegg to call for tighter controls on immigration from new EU states

Nick Clegg will call this week for much tighter controls on immigration from new EU states, as people have lost faith in the government's assurances following the arrival of 60,000 Bulgarians and Romanians....

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David Cameron announces immigration benefits crackdown

David Cameron is to announce tough action on immigration that will halve the amount of time foreigners can claim benefits in the UK....

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New VIP visa service for wealthy foreigners

Ministers are creating a new visa system for global business leaders amid concerns that moves to tighten immigration rules are deterring “high-value” individuals from overseas....

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Court Stops Deportation of Convicted Killer

Moves to deport a convicted killer have been blocked by the High Court....

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Home Office wins judgment on minimum income threshold

The minimum income threshold for British citizens to sponsor a non-EEA spouse or partner or child to come and live in the UK was introduced in July 2012. It aims to ensure that family migrants do not become reliant...

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CHANGES TO IMMIGRATION RULES FROM 10 JULY 2014

Tier 1 PSW holders are not allowed to switch to Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) category of the Points-Based System. The changes suspend the provision to switch into the category from student categories and...

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Global Visas boss Liam Clifford tries - and fails - to muzzle the Mirror

Global Visas boss Liam Clifford tries - and fails - to muzzle the Mirror...

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Swiss plan for immigration quotas denounced by EU

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland said on Friday it would introduce immigration quotas for EU citizens from 2017, sparking a sharp reaction from the European Union which dismissed the plans as incompatible with a 12-ye...

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The EU and UK

The EU and UK "need" immigration to tackle the "millstone" problem of an ageing population, according to a leading expert in international relations....

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Cameron's chances of renegotiating EU immigration rules good, reckons Major

David Cameron has a good chance of renegotiating the EU's fundamental immigration rules after the rise of populist movements across Europe, Sir John Major has said....

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Theresa May to seek support for plan to deprive terror suspects of citizenship

The home secretary, Theresa May, is to ask the Commons on Wednesday to back her plan to...

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AGAIN!!!! New Immigration laws to be Announced Soon

The Conservatives have come renewed attack after official figures released on Thursday showed more than 500,000 people came to the UK while net migration was 212,000 in the year to December....

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Scotland needs almost 500,000 migrants over the next 20 years to

Scotland needs almost 500,000 migrants over the next 20 years to achieve the same balance of pensioners and working-age adults as the UK, according to the Treasury....

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The number of Romanians and Bulgarians working

The number of Romanians and Bulgarians working in the UK has fallen by 4,000 since employment restrictions were lifted in January, but is up 29,000 compared with a year ago, figures show....

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Lawyers have warned the UK government will face human rights

Lawyers have warned the UK government will face human rights challenges over its plans to overhaul immigration laws....

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UK immigration changes aim to boost number of exceptional talent from Outside UK.

UK immigration changes aim to boost number of exceptional talent from Outside UK. Changes to the immigration rules in the United Kingdom will help businesses in order to...

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Scottish independence: plans to loosen immigration controls 'need debate'

Yvette Cooper, the shadow home secretary, has called for an "open, honest debate" about Alex Salmond's plans to loosen Scottish immigration controls after independence....

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Unaccompanied children refused asylum, Office of the Children's Comissioner for England 10 April 2014.

Unaccompanied children refused asylum, Office of the Children's Comissioner for England 10 April 2014....

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Home Office reverses London kidney patient donor decision

A woman is to be allowed into the UK to donate a kidney to her brother after the Home Office reversed its decision to deny her entry....

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E-Borders Unable to Track Immigration

E-Borders Unable to Track Immigration The Home Office's £500m e-Borders programme, which is designed to check everybody coming in and out of Britain and has taken more...

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Asylum-seeker subsistence payments defeat for government in high court

The home secretary, Theresa May, has been ordered to review the level of benefits paid to asylum seekers after the high court ruled that she acted unlawfully in freezing essential living needs payments....

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United Kingdom Shadow Minister wants students to be removed from immigration figures

The UK's shadow Home Secretary, Yvette Cooper, has called on the Coalition government to immediately remove students from the official migration statistics. Ms Cooper said that including all migrants in the immigrat...

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NEW CHANGES TO MAINTENANCE FOR POINT BASED SYSTEM APPLICATION

Applicants making application for entry clearance or for leave to remain in the UK will need to meet the new maintenance requirements from July 2014 onward...

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If you have applied or are applying for UK Spouse and UK fiancée visa

Launch of passport return service pilot for Indefinite Leave to Remain applicants in the Tier 2 Business Route in the UK...

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BENEFIT CHENGES TO EU MIGRANTS IN UK

The British government has announced that, from July, immigrants from the EU will not be able to claim child benefit for their first three months in the country. In addition,...

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NEW Application to be dealt quicker

Following feedback from customers and partners, UKVI service standards have changed for applications made within the UK since 1 January 2014....

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Nigel Farage calls for five-year ban on migrant benefits

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has called for immigrants to be barred from receiving any benefits until they have been resident in the UK for five years....

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On 31 December 2013 transitional controls restricting access to the UK labour market expire for Romanian and Bu

On 31 December 2013 transitional controls restricting access to the UK labour market expire for Romanian and Bulgarian nationals...

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UK immigration bill could create 'climate of ethnic profiling'

UK immigration bill could create 'climate of ethnic profiling' – UNHCRUN refugee agency condemns bill which seeks to restrict access to benefits and force temporary migrants to pay for services...

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A UK Spouse Visa also known as a Marriage Visa

A UK Spouse Visa also known as a Marriage Visa, enables spouses of British Nationals and people present in the UK on Indefinite Leave to Remain to apply for leave to enter or leave to remain in the UK....

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There will be an additional English Language Test

There will be an additional English Language Test at level B1 of CEFR for all those who will be applying for settlement in the UK after 28 October 2013. For more information find on the link below....

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The UK Tier 1 Entrepreneur

The UK Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa allows the holder to start a business or control an already existing business in the UK without the need for a UK work permit. They will therefore not...

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Tier 4 sponsors spend £67m extra in 2012-13 to meet new UK immigration rules

Tier 4 sponsors spend £67m extra in 2012-13 to meet new UK immigration rules...

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UK immigration inspector says UKBA ignored police data on missing asylum seekers

UK immigration inspector says UKBA ignored police data on missing asylum seekers...

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UK Prime Minister says it is wrong to dismiss those who fear immigration

UK Prime Minister says it is wrong to dismiss those who fear immigration...

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Right-wing think tank calls for sale of UK visas to highest bidders

Right-wing think tank calls for sale of UK visas to highest bidders A group of right-wing Conservative MPs has issued a report which suggests that the UK government should raise money and diversify its economy...

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Spouse Immigration and Dependent Immigration

Spouse Immigration and Dependent Immigration In all cases, the UK Business Visas outlined above are potential routes to permanent...

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A UK Marriage Visa enables your husband, wife,

A UK Marriage Visa enables your husband, wife, fiancé or civil partner to apply for leave to enter, or leave to remain in the UK....

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Poll shows UK split on immigration but in favor of limiting benefits

A recent UK poll has shown that a majority of UK citizens believe that immigrants should have to pay tax in the UK before they can get social benefits in the UK or use the UK's free National Health Service....

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UK immigration huge fee increase for dependants from April

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has said that it intends to raise its fees for all applications from 6th April 2013....

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Civil Partner Visas - The Civil Partner visa is similar to the Spouse visa, however it applies to

Civil Partner Visas - The Civil Partner visa is similar to the Spouse visa, however it applies to...

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Tier 5 (Youth mobility scheme)

The countries and territories participating in the scheme, and the number of places or certificates of...

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Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visas - The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa is UK points based visa, for

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visas - The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa is UK points based visa, for individuals...

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TIER 2 MINISTER OF RELIGION

The tier 2 Minister of Religion category is specifically reserved for candidates who are coming to the UK to perform pastoral duties. Coming to the UK in the capacity of a monk,...

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SETTLEMENT & FAMILY VISAS

We have a team of Specialist UK immigration caseworkers providing UK visa services based...

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Tier 1: This category includes Tier 1 (Exceptional talent), Tier 1 (Entrepreneur), Tier 1

Tier 1: This category includes Tier 1 (Exceptional talent), Tier 1 (Entrepreneur), Tier 1...

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UK De Facto Visa/unmarried partner visa – Alternative Routes

UK De Facto Visa/unmarried partner visa – Alternative Routes The UK Immigration De-facto Visa follows similar principles as the UK Marriage Visa. It applies to common law and conjugal partners and not the7 spouses...

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Duration for which the visa is granted

Duration for which the visa is granted The tier 2 Work Permit is usually issued for a period ranging from 1 day up to 5 years, depending on the length of time requested by the sponsoring company....

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UK Visa

We manage a wide range of UK visa applications with the Home Office (UK Border Agency) & British Embassies globally...

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UK De Facto Visa/unmarried partner visa – Alternative Routes

UK De Facto Visa/unmarried partner visa – Alternative Routes The UK Immigration De-facto Visa follows similar principles as the UK Marriage Visa. It applies...

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Certificate of sponsorship or a work permit are one and the same

Certificate of sponsorship or a work permit are one and the same...

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Employment EEA and Swiss nationals

European Nationals Nationals of the European Economic Area or Switzerland are permitted to live and work in the UK without prior requirement of entry clearance. EEA or Swiss Nationals...

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INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN

Indefinite Leave to Remain is also known as Permanent Residency. ILR is the last step any non UK national has to fulfil before becoming eligible to apply for a British Passport. When applying...

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Entertainers Work Permits & Visas -Entertainers

Entertainers Work Permits & Visas -Entertainers will need to hold a UK entertainer visa if they have been invited to the UK to perform at specific events....

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UK ILR

Indefinite Leave to Remain is also known as Permanent Residency. ILR is the last step any non UK national has to fulfil before they are eligible to apply for a British Passport....

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Paralympic Games London 2012

Paralympic Games London 2012 : The best of the Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony :If you want to come to the UK for the Paralympic Games, follow the appropriate link below to...

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Coming to the UK

If you want to come to the UK for the Olympic or Paralympic Games, follow the appropriate link below to find out what you should do:...

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UK Firms complain as Tier 2 visas become harder to get

A leading UK lifestyle management company has said that it may have to move parts of its operations overseas because it has become so difficult to bring in skilled staff with Tier 2 (General) skilled worker visas....

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Government plans to review UK immigration policies could negatively effect perceptions of business in the UK

Government plans to review UK immigration policies could negatively effect perceptions of business in the UK...

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New Rules for Visitors

A new set of rules for visitors to the United Kingdom will affect all visit visa applications made on or after the 24 April 2015. The changes are brought about by the Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules HC 1025....

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Home Office Computers Fail

The Home Office wasted nearly £350 million on a computer system for dealing with immigration and asylum applications that was abandoned, forcing staff to revert to using an old system that regularly freezes....

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Grant all illegal immigrants an amnesty

Nadhim Zahawi’s provocative call will put him at odds with the party’s leadership, which strongly opposes the move, although it has been advocated by the London Mayor, Boris...

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Increase in Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) visas

The UK Border Agency, the UK's main immigration agency, also confirmed an increase in the number of Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) visas that can be granted each year from 1,000 to 2,000 on 14 March. Mrs May had ann...

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Dependent visa under Settlement Category

Dependent visa under Settlement Category Dependent Immigration – How the system works?...

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