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Controversial Tier 2 visa salary threshold debated by MPs

14:13 11/03/2016
The Tier 2 visa salary threshold requirement of £35,000 to gain indefinite leave to remain for Tier 2 visa holders was debated by MPs on 7 March. The policy was branded 'destructive and...

Applications for UK Tier 1 Entrepreneur visas become tougher

14:56 04/09/2015
It has become increasingly difficult to enter the UK under the Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa category. The current rejection rate for applications is about 70%. The reason for the high rejection rate is...

Tier 2 visa restrictions already having negative effect says IT Leader

17:58 21/08/2015
Guy Levin, the executive director of Coadec [the Coalition for a Digital Economy] and a former government advisor, says a proposed review of Tier 2 visa rules is already having a negative effect on...

Scottish Group to pursue reintroduction of Tier 1 Post-Study Work Visa

15:10 22/06/2015
Having won 56 seats during the UK election in May, the Scottish National Party (SNP) has become the third-largest political party in the House of Commons. The party is now lobbying the UK government...

Immigration is now top priority for UK voters

9:05 09/01/2015
Immigration is now the main concern for UK voters, according to various polls carried out by the opinion poll company YouGov. In a series of surveys, immigration has come out either above, or tied...

UK's Chief inspector of immigration resigns

19:41 15/09/2014
John Vine, the independent chief inspector of the UK's borders and immigration services, has announced that he will leave his post on 31st December this year, six months before the end of his current...

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