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UK visa system pockets private firms millions of pounds

0:14 19/06/2019
Sanwar Ali comment: The problem we have is that UK Government fees are already huge. On top of this if there are even more fees to pay this makes applying for an UK visa even more unaffordable. The...

Sanwar Ali on UK Visa Algorithms resulting in discrimination

23:05 11/06/2019
By Sanwar Ali According to a report by the Financial Times UK Visa and Immigration at the Home Office is using potentially discriminatory software algorithms to decide on UK visa applications. The...

UK-based international law firms affected by tier 2 immigration rules

16:07 13/10/2015
The Law Society is in agreement with business leaders across London that tough tier 2 visa rules are a threat to the UK capital's crown as a global recruitment leader. The Law Society says that UK...

Malta's 'instant citizenship' programme is 'delayed indefinitely'

10:46 10/02/2014
Malta's Individual Investor Program, which would allow wealthy people from outside the European Union to buy Maltese citizenship, has been postponed 'indefinitely' amid controversy and political...

Negative reaction to UK immigration bill

11:16 23/10/2013
A range of voices have criticised the UK government's immigration bill which was announced by the Home Secretary on 10th October 2013. The bill has united lawyers, doctors, unions and, astonishingly...

UK PM pledges to curb access to judicial review in immigration cases

11:07 28/11/2012
David Cameron has announced that the UK government is to reform the 'judicial review' court procedure. This will have a significant effect on thousands of immigration cases. Judicial review is a...

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