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UK says immigration applications must be complete the first time for appeals

10:09 23/05/2011
As of 23 May 2011, late evidence submitted after a points-based immigration application will not be considered during the appeals process. According to the UK Border Agency (UKBA), two-thirds of...

UK Immigration Minister Damian Green claims immigration changes will reduce immigration

15:59 14/04/2011
The Immigration Minister in the UK Damian Green has said that the changes that have been brought in from 6 April 2011 will reduce levels of new immigration to the tens of thousands per year. Changes...

Big increase in UK immigration fees from 6 April 2011

13:10 06/04/2011
Some UK Government Visa fees will more than double from 6 April 2011. This will affect non-EU nationals who wish to live, work or study in the UK. UK employers and educational institutions will also...

MPs warn Immigration Minister on student visa curbs

19:42 22/03/2011
A committee of MPs has urged immigration minister Damian Green not to move forward with the introduction of stricter rules for student immigration into the UK . The committee has warned that more...

UK lures rich immigrants

12:14 22/03/2011
The UK has announced new visa rules which would allow wealthy foreign-born investors and entrepreneurs to gain permanent residence (properly known as indefinite leave to remain ) in the UK much more...

UK removes 8 occupations from Tier 2 visa skilled occupation list

9:20 16/03/2011
The UK government has announced that it will remove 8 occupations from Shortage Occupation List (SOL). If an occupation is on the shortage occupation list it is easier for an employer to employ a...