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UK implements fingerprint checks for visas applicants

16:43 15/01/2008
• Media Center » Watch This Video The United Kingdom rolled out a global system on 14 January 2007 to check the fingerprints of all visa applicants against UK databases. The fingerprint system has...

UK eliminates backlog on work permit applications

14:31 08/11/2007
• Media Center » Video Immigration News Britain's Border and Immigration Agency (BIA) has caught up with their backlog of work permit applications. This is good news for United Kingdom employers who...

English ability will play important part in new UK points based system

9:11 02/11/2007
• Media Center » Video Immigration News The United Kingdom will introduce a new points-based system in 2008 for non- European Union migrants wishing to work in the country. The sytem will encompass...

UK - Call for immigrant amnesty

19:06 28/08/2007
• Media Center » Video Immigration News British Liberal Democrats are urging the government to grant "selective amnesty" to long-term illegal immigrants, allowing them to apply for permanent...

UK to spend 1.2 billion pounds on border security

16:37 03/08/2007
• Media Center » Video Immigration News The government of the United Kingdom , in an attempt to bolster border security, has earmarked £1.2 billion for its electronic borders program. The e-Borders...

UK Borders Bill amended to protect children of immigrants

11:34 26/06/2007
• Watch This Video An amendment to the UK Borders Bill will place a legal obligation on Britain's Border and Immigration Agency (BIA) "to keep children safe from harm." The United Kingdom 's...