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New cross party group on immigration established in UK parliament

11:15 11/10/2012
A new cross-party parliamentary group focussing on immigration has been established in the UK parliament. The group is chaired by the former Labour MP and immigration minister Barbara Roche and has...

UK parliament votes to limit population to 70m

14:27 07/09/2012
UK MPs debated immigration in the House of Commons yesterday. A backbench debate was triggered by a petition from the Migrationwatch UK pressure group, which campaigns for a reduction in the level of...

Lords claim Tier 4 students discouraged from immigrating to UK

19:50 05/07/2012
Two UK Lords, members of the House of Lords, have warned that the UK continues to look unattractive to foreign students applying for Tier 4 visas and that the government should exclude students from...

UK Border Agency to be split into two separate immigration agencies

12:33 21/02/2012
UK Home Secretary, Theresa May, announced this week that the UK's immigration Border Agencies will split in two after it was revealed that hundreds of thousands of people had passed through UK...

Critics argue tighter immigration laws are hurting UK universities

9:25 09/02/2012
A former UK education minister claims that stricter immigration rules are harming UK universities because they are missing out on students from India. Labour's former education minister Baroness...

UK Immigration and the Queen's Speech

18:59 31/05/2010
It is usual for new Government Policy to be announced in the UK in the Queen's speech. In reality the speech is based on what the Government of the day wishes to do rather than the Queen's personal...

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