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UK Universities protest plan to raise visa costs

19:38 25/04/2005
Universities in the UK have reacted with anger to the government's attempt to raise overseas student visa prices during the election. Universities UK fears the new increase will make it harder for...

UK parties' views on immigration: a comparison

11:53 20/04/2005
In light of the upcoming elections in the UK and the important role immigration is likely to play, we bring you a look at what each party proposes on immigration controls, refugees, ID cards, and...

Immigration a key issue in UK elections

9:55 11/04/2005
The issue of immigration has been thrust into the spotlight in UK politics, with both the Conservative Party and the Labour Party calling for tighter immigration laws. Conservative Party leader...

Changes to UK Immigration Rules

19:40 06/04/2005
The Home Office announced a number of changes to Immigration Rules and Policy. As of 5 April 2005, China and the UK have approved a special Approved Destination Status (ADS) agreement, allowing...

Big increase in UK Home Office immigration fees

19:45 01/04/2005
UPDATE: This news item is out of date. The Home Office has increased the fees as of 01 April 2007. Please see the the article we posted detailing the new Home Office fees . There is a significant...

UK work scheme for new EU members going as planned

18:07 24/02/2005
The worker registration scheme for nationals of new European Union member states employed in the UK isrunning smoothly, according to a statement released by the Home Officeon February 22. The scheme...