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UK immigration rule changes to Tier 2 Visa and Tier 4 Visas in November 2016

4:21 03/12/2016
The Home Office announced changes to UK immigration rules on Thursday, 3 November, which affect applications made on or after 24 November 2016. A 70-page document - Statement of Changes in...

UK Immigration review teachers on Tier 2 Visa Shortage Occupation List

13:43 15/06/2016
On 26 May 2016 UK Home Secretary, Theresa May, commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to assess whether there is a shortage of primary and secondary school teachers in general or only...

Tier 2 visa changes welcomed by anti-immigrant freelancer group

19:53 13/05/2016
The Association of Independent Professionals (IPSE) that campaigns for more restrictions on immigrant workers has welcomed recent changes to the UK's Tier 2 visa system. IPSE said that it is 'pleased...

UK Tier 2 Visa Dependants keep right to work in UK

13:29 14/04/2016
Fortunately, despite a number of changes to the Tier 2 points-based system for skilled workers, prompted by a recent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report , UK immigration minister James...

British Airways IT staff protest over claims of Tier 2 visa abuse

16:20 18/03/2016
British Airways (BA) IT staff have accused the airline of abusing Tier 2 visas rules at a recent 45 minute protest against plans to outsource and offshore IT jobs to India. Protesters were joined by...

Tier 2 visa restrictions causing shortage of Asian chefs in the UK

12:53 04/02/2016
The owner of a small chain of curry houses across Kent - a county in South East England - says that being unable to recruit chefs from Southern Asia due to tough uk immigration rules is causing major...

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