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UK Family Settlement changes go into effect 9 July 2012

14:14 10/07/2012
As of 9 July 2012, a number of changes to the UK Immigration Rules came into effect. These changes affect all non-European Economic Area (non-EEA) nationals applying to enter or remain in the UK...

UK immigration announces family migration route changes

10:41 13/06/2012
On 11 June 2012 the UK government announced major changes to the Immigration Rules for non-European Economic Area (non-EEA) nationals applying to enter or remain in the UK under the family migration...

UK immigration could clamp down on Tier 2 intra-company transfer visas

17:07 02/03/2012
UK employers and the British Chambers of Commerce are urging ministers not to reduce the number of migrant workers allowed into the UK via the intra-company transfer (ICT) route. They say it is vital...

Report reveals UK immigration numbers expected to fall in 2012

12:40 03/01/2012
A recent report by the Institute for Public Policy Research, an independent think-tank, predicted that the number of migrants coming to the UK from outside the EU will fall by about 10 per cent in...

UK immigration to extend work visa restrictions on Romanian and Bulgarian workers

12:10 25/11/2011
UK immigration Minister Damien Green announced on Wednesday that UK immigration will keep work restrictions on Romanians and Bulgarians wishing to work in Britain until the end of 2013. According to...

Huge reduction in UK family based immigration proposed

16:52 20/11/2011
The UK government's advisors on UK immigration policy the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended an increase in minimum salary requirements to bring a spouse to the UK. If approved, the...