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MAC recommends reduction in UK immigration's shortage occupation list

18:23 20/03/2013
Changes to UK immigration are to be introduced on April 6th – read about them here! To come under the Tier 2 (General) visa scheme it is easier if the occupation is on the Shortage Occupation List...

Huge reduction in UK family based immigration proposed

16:52 20/11/2011
The UK government's advisors on UK immigration policy the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended an increase in minimum salary requirements to bring a spouse to the UK. If approved, the...

UK proposes controversial Tier 2 visa Indefinite Leave to Remain changes

17:31 08/11/2011
A leading non-profit organisation, the HSMP Forum that campaigns in support of the immigration rights of Indian and non-EU professionals, has strongly opposed the newly announced recommendation by...

UK may decrease eligible skilled immigration jobs

11:32 14/09/2011
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended reducing the number of available occupations for non- EU skilled migrants to 190,000; This is the number of people working in the UK in the new...

UK likely to axe more jobs from the Skilled Occupation List for Tier 2 Visa

10:32 15/03/2011
The Migration Advisory Committee set up by the previous UK Government in 2007 to advise on immigration issues has recommended that eight job titles be removed from the Shortage Occupation List (SOL...

UK likely to slash number of eligible Tier 2 visa occupations

11:53 14/02/2011
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended reducing the number of occupations that are eligible for migration under Tier 2 of the points based immigration system. The UK Coalition...