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UK's immigration inspector announces plan for 2013-14

12:37 01/05/2013
The UK's independent chief inspector of borders and immigration, John Vine, has released his plan for inspections for 2013-14. He says he will carry out 20 inspections of various parts of the UK...

Think tank says scrapping UK immigration authority could be a mistake

17:16 05/04/2013
The Institute for Government, a London think tank which aims to encourage more effective government, has questioned whether the abolition of the UK Border Agency (UKBA) announced last week is a good...

MPs quiz civil servants about UK immigration and visa services

13:25 03/04/2013
On Tuesday 26th March 2013, a committee of MPs interviewed two senior civil servants about the way the UK's immigration services will be run in future. The interview came just minutes after the Home...

Main UK immigration body to be abolished because it is 'not good enough'

13:45 28/03/2013
The UK's Home Secretary, Theresa May MP, has told the House of Commons that the UK's main immigration authority, the UK Border Agency (UKBA), is to be split because it is 'not good enough'. She says...

UK immigration gives new guidance for Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa applicants

19:14 22/03/2013
The UK Border Agency has announced that it will be writing to all those who applied for Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visas before 31st January 2013 and who have yet to have their applications decided. The...

UK immigration up-to-date with Tier 2 sponsorship inspections

12:34 20/03/2013
The UKBA has announced major changes to Tier 2 visa system to come into force on 6th April 2013. The Tier 2 sponsorship system came into being in late 2008, just over four years ago. Because licences...

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