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Canadian immigration minister says he will reform student visa system

10:08 26/10/2012
Jason Kenney, the Canadian immigration minister, has said that he approves of measures taken by the British government to reform its student visa system and intends to reform the Canadian visa system...

Former CBI boss says UKBA university decision was 'disproportionate'

11:08 03/09/2012
Richard Lambert, the chancellor of the University of Warwick, has said that the decision of the UK Border Agency to remove London Metropolitan University's (LMU) Highly Trusted Sponsor status was '...

UK Tier 4 visa applications for Malaysians to be processed in Philippines

10:22 10/07/2012
The British High Commission has announced that the UK Border Agency (UKBA) visa centre in Manila in the Philippines will process Tier 4 visa applications for Malaysian applicants. Previously, Tier 4...

UK biometric enrolment centre to re-open in Christchurch, New Zealand on 5 March 2012

17:01 29/02/2012
UK immigration has announced that the new biometric enrolment centre in Christchurch, New Zealand will re-open on 5 March 2012. Following a severe earthquake in Christchurch, the UK Border Agency had...

Hospitality sector pushes for UK Visitor Visa reforms to increase tourism

12:25 08/12/2011
Hospitality and tourism industry leaders are pressing the British government to reform the UK visa system , claiming that the slow processing of Visitor Visa applications and government red tape are...

Scotland sends message to British Government: we need migrants

12:53 07/12/2010
Business leaders and industry organisations in Scotland have drafted a joint letter to UK Immigration Minister Damian Green stating that Scotland's economy would suffer under the new immigration cap...