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UK national identity card timetable in question

13:51 17/07/2006
• Watch This Video Last week, Britains Home Office found itself in the uncomfortable position of explaining that they do not have a specific timetable they can commit to with the national identity...

UK student visas open to abuse via bogus language schools

10:43 10/07/2006
For more than two years, investigations and evidence have been mounting that some private language schools being set-up in Britain are nothing more than fronts to exploit loopholes in immigration law...

UK government to take nurses off skills shortage occupations list

11:13 03/07/2006
• Watch This Video The home office announced today that general nurses are no longer a required skill, and that the designation will be removed from the official skills shortages listing . This...

Illegal immigrants may be granted amnesty in the UK

13:08 15/06/2006
The Home Office has not ruled out an amnesty for illegal immigrants, despite previously denying one would go ahead. Home Office minister Liam Byrne said it is too early to tell whether he will allow...

OECD releases immigration statistics report for 2004

13:26 09/06/2006
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released its International Migration Outlook report for 2004. An estimated 3 to 3.5 million immigrants achieved official long-...

UK work permit exemption rescinded for medical students

11:10 06/06/2006
An exemption for requiring a work permit for post-graduate doctors and dentists working in the UK was eliminated on 3 April 2006 in many cases. Only those who originally qualified in the UK can...