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Lib Dems and Labour would Reinstate Tier 1 PSW Visa if Elected
Senior Labour and Liberal Democrat MPs announced that they would bring back the previous Tier 1 - Post Study Work Visa (PSW) for overseas students if they’re elected in the 7 May General Election.
The announcements were made during a Higher Education debate in March, jointly hosted by Times Higher Education, Universities UK, the Higher Education Policy Institute and the Open University.
Shadow Education Minister, Liam Byrne, and Liberal Democrat MP, Julian Huppert, reiterated the commitment of their respective parties to removing students from net migration statistics.
UK Tier 4 and Tier 2 Visa Sponsorship Licence suspended for Bucks
Buckinghamshire New University's Tier 4 sponsorship licence has been suspended, preventing them from accepting new admissions of overseas students from outside the EU; Students sponsored by the University exceeded the visa refusal rate permitted by UK Immigration. In addition the Tier 2 sponsorship licence to enable the University to employ professional level workers from outside the EU was also suspended.
Bucks University had to meet the previous UK Immigration target for student visa refusals of 20 percent or less. Bucks New University missed hitting the target by just 1.16 percentage points, the equivalent of three students.
UK Tier 2 Sponsorship
Do you have a professional level contract in the UK paying at least £250 per day? If so, we can help you find a sponsor who can apply for a UK Tier 2 (General) skilled worker visa. Contact the London office for further details.
‘Driven Away’ Tier 4 Visa Students Damaging Scotland’s Global Reputation
Scotland’s Education Minister, Dr Alasdair Allan, has told Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) that the UK’s ‘negative and irresponsible’ attitude towards immigration is affecting the country’s global reputation by forcing top overseas students to return home immediately after their studies.
Dr Allan, said: “This country must attract the brightest and best in order to meet Scotland’s future needs. The culture of sending top, Tier 4 Visa holders home once their studies are complete must be stopped.”
British Army Interpreter Denied UK Immigration Asylum
An interpreter from Afghanistan has been denied asylum by UK immigration despite saving the lives of British soldiers’. His work for British Forces attracted the attention of the Taliban which resulted in death threats.
Aslam Yousaf Zai began working with the British Army in 2009, serving as an interpreter, before his position became untenable for him. Serving on the frontline, Zai began to stand out and become a particular target for the Taliban.
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