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UK immigration abandons plan for visa security bonds

12:43 06/11/2013
The UK's Home Office has announced that it will not require visa applicants from six 'high risk countries' to pay security bonds when they apply for visas. A spokesman said ''The Government has been...

Minister says UK public hold 'toxic' views on immigration

19:37 23/09/2013
The UK's Business Minister Vince Cable has told an audience of activists at the Liberal Democrat Party conference that 'toxic' public opinion in the UK makes it difficult for politicians to make a...

Cable presses UK immigration chief to drop security bonds

16:20 17/09/2013
The UK's business minister Vince Cable has said that he will urge the Home Secretary Theresa May, who is responsible for the UK's immigration regime, to drop a plan to make some applicants for UK...

UK's ambassador to Nigeria: no decision on security bonds

9:36 03/09/2013
The UK's ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Andrew Pocock, has told a Nigerian newspaper that the UK has yet to decide whether to introduce a system of security bonds which would be paid by some applicants...

UK seems likely to miss immigration target

18:21 02/09/2013
The UK's Office for National Statistics has released figures which show that the latest net migration figure has risen by 23,000. In the year to December 2012, the UK net immigration figure stood at...

London Mayor calls for unlimited UK immigration from Australia

15:35 30/08/2013
Boris Johnson, the colourful mayor of London, has used his weekly column in UK newspaper The Daily Telegraph to call for Australians and New Zealanders to be given the same rights to live and work in...

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