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UK academic supports call for UK immigration to auction investor visas

10:03 21/03/2014
Will Hutton, a noted UK author, economist, journalist and academic, has said that the UK should 'auction residential visas to the world's super-rich'. The proceeds should be spent on building houses...

UK government 'withholds immigration report'

11:54 11/03/2014
The UK's Coalition government has been accused of withholding a report prepared by civil servants because it suggests that the Government has greatly over stated the "negative effects of immigration...

UK immigration committee recommends Tier 1 visa-auction

10:25 06/03/2014
The UK's Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended that there should be changes to the Tier 1 (Investor) visa because they say it is of questionable benefit to the UK taxpayer. One of their...

UK employers believe migrants have better skills and motivation

14:04 29/01/2014
A poll conducted by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development has found that a majority of UK employers believe that immigrants have better qualifications, skills and motivation than British...

UK's top immigration expert says migrants better educated than UK youth

15:08 21/01/2014
The UK's top immigration expert Sir David Metcalf has told the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee that UK employers are deliberately employing foreign-born workers in preference to UK workers to...

UK's top immigration advisor questions value of Tier 1 Investor visa

14:55 30/12/2013
Sir David Metcalfe, the head of the UK's Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) gave evidence to the House of Commons' Home Affairs Committee last week. He told the Committee that no one he asked knew...

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