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UK Resettlement Scheme Aims to Benefit 3,000 MENA Refugees

UK Resettlement Scheme Aims to Benefit 3,000 MENA Refugees

May, 2016

The UK government’s collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will result in the resettlement of up to 3,000 vulnerable individuals from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

UK Government Announces Significant Changes to Tier 2

UK Government Announces Significant Changes to Tier 2

April, 2016

The UK Government has announced that they will implement the Migration Advisory Committee’s (MAC’s) recommendations on changes to the Tier 2 - skilled visa category.
UK Home Secretary Attributes Immigration Security to EU Relations in Recent Speech

UK Home Secretary Attributes Immigration Security to EU Relations in Recent Speech

April, 2016

UK Home Secretary Theresa May touched on the issue of immigration security and border protection in a speech she delivered in London yesterday, 25th April 2016.

Uk to Launch Super Priority Visa Service in Kazakhstan

Uk to Launch Super Priority Visa Service in Kazakhstan

March, 2016

UK Visa & Immigration (UKVI), a division of UK Home Office has recently announced the opening of 24-hour Super Priority Visa Service in Astana, Kazakhstan. This movement once again claimed the leading role of the UK in providing premium visa services to regular and business visitors.
UK Launches Draft EU Rules to Close Foreign-Born Spouse Migration Loophole

UK Launches Draft EU Rules to Close Foreign-Born Spouse Migration Loophole

February, 2016

All British families, with a foreign-born spouse who rely on an obscure legal loophole called ‘Sunrinder Singh route’ to seek for a residence rights, is going to be affected by the new rules introduced among the EU renegotiation, warned campaigners and lawyers.
UK Commitment to Protect Workers from Exploitation

UK Commitment to Protect Workers from Exploitation

February, 2016

On 22 January 2016, the United Kingdom has ratified international agreement with The Forced Labour Protocol to combat forced labour and punish perpetrators furthering the Government’s commitment to protect UK workers from exploitation.
UK Expands Registered Traveller Scheme to Asia Countries

UK Expands Registered Traveller Scheme to Asia Countries

February, 2016

The UK Home Office has just announced the expansion of its Registered Traveller scheme to Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and the US. The program, which now has over 40,000 members, offers a faster and more convenient entry for those who frequently travel to the UK.
More than Half of London Residents Born Overseas

More than Half of London Residents Born Overseas

January, 2016

50% of the population in London comes from several foreign nationalities – this is the fascinating breakdown revealed in recent analyses of official data.
Increase in UK Immigration following The Scheme for Workers to Claim Welfare Payments

Increase in UK Immigration following The Scheme for Workers to Claim Welfare Payments

January, 2016

A recent policy gives a rise to controversy in the migrant community, in which workers to EU have the right to require a twelve-month allowance following their arrival in the UK, or after they come to a member in EU countries. According to an economist in Downing streets, this plan will be appealing to a great number of workers who want to relocate from mainland EU to the UK, leading to a significant growth in UK immigration.
Changes to UK Immigration Rules

Changes to UK Immigration Rules

December, 2015

The latest changes to immigration rules have been announced on October 29 2015. The majority of changes came into effect on 19 November 2015.