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Court may postpone UK immigration ban on LMU's foreign students

18:41 10/09/2012
A senior London lawyer has stated that the decision by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) to revoke a university's licence to teach foreign students could be suspended by the High Court for 'many months'...

LMU 'to commence urgent legal action' against UK immigration

18:50 05/09/2012
London Metropolitan University (LMU) has stated that it intends 'to commence urgent legal action to challenge the revocation of its Highly Trusted status for sponsoring international students'. Last...

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 closes Tier 1 (General) Visa to applicants outside the UK, Tier 2 interim limit back in place

13:12 22/12/2010
The UK Government is closing its highly skilled immigration route to applicants from outside of the United Kingdom on 23 December 2010; This is despite the recent High Court ruling that stated its...

Indians benefit; UK immigration cap declared unlawful

10:35 20/12/2010
The vast majority of highly skilled migrants coming to the UK under the Tier 1 visa are from India. A recent High Court ruling has resulted in the interim immigration cap imposed in the summer no...

UK Immigration Cap Consultation to end on 17 September 2010 - Tier 1 and Tier 2 Visas

18:49 18/08/2010
The UK Coalition Government is currently consulting with the public about the new immigration cap. This will largely affect Tier 2 and Tier 1 visa applications. The consultation will look at how the...