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UK immigration to expand Biometric Residence Permits for immigrants

16:26 02/03/2012
UK Immigration is aiming to double the number of immigrants who will need to have a biometric residence permit (BRP) to remain in the UK. This will raise the number of individuals required to have a...

New rules for UK Tier 4 and Tier 1 visas for students

17:49 14/02/2012
UK immigration has announced new rules that UK immigration says will reduce abuse of the student visa route. UK Immigration Minister Damian Green announced the complete list of changes today. We have...

UK immigration announces new post-study work visa for entrepreneurial students

19:37 09/02/2012
UK immigration has announced new measures to make it easier for foreign students who have shown entrepreneurial flair while studying for their UK university degrees to remain in the UK following...

UK immigration wants "brightest and best" immigrants

15:37 06/02/2012
UK immigration Minister Damian Green announced this week that the UK would be bringing in a more selective immigration policy that encourages the "brightest and best" to come to the UK. Specifically...

High Court rules immigrant spouses must speak English before moving to UK

10:58 12/01/2012
The High Court in the UK has dismissed a legal challenge to a new immigration rule requiring people to be able to speak English before coming to the UK to live with their spouse. The law was...

UK Immigration and Ireland sign agreement for enhanced border controls

13:24 30/12/2011
The UK and Irish governments have now signed an agreement to continue with the Common Travel Area, a passport-free zone that comprises Ireland, Great Britain, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands...