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Number of EU migrants sets a new historical high

Number of EU migrants sets a new historical high

December, 2016

Data from the UK government revealed that immigration to Britain reached 650,000 since the Brexit referendum, the highest ever annual level since the country opened its door to foreign workers.
The difference between permanent residence and British citizenship

The difference between permanent residence and British citizenship

November, 2016

Many foreign nationals planning to enter the UK are still confused between permanent residence and full British citizenship.
UK government releases FAQs on its EU departure

UK government releases FAQs on its EU departure

November, 2016

Just recently, the government of the United Kingdom has issued an FAQ statementon its website to inform the public regarding Brexit.
UK immigration expands Registered Traveller Service for additional countries

UK immigration expands Registered Traveller Service for additional countries

November, 2016

The UK immigration announced that the Registered Traveller Service had been broadened to include an additional 16 nations.
Home Office announces ‘probable’ new restrictions on work visas, overseas students

Home Office announces ‘probable’ new restrictions on work visas, overseas students

October, 2016

Home Office Secretary Amber Rudd recently announced that new restrictions will be imposed on visas issued to foreign students and workers.

Proposal to force companies to disclose foreign employee number faces criticism

Proposal to force companies to disclose foreign employee number faces criticism

October, 2016

U.K. Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s recent proposal to force companies to disclose the numbers of foreign workers they employ is falling under criticisms of being nothing but ‘damaging’ and ‘divisive.’

More Emiratis visit UK with an Electronic Visa Waiver system two years after launch

More Emiratis visit UK with an Electronic Visa Waiver system two years after launch

October, 2016

The number of Emiratis visiting the UK using the EVW system has risen in the first quarter of 2016, reveals recent data from the UK Home Office.

Tweaks for Tier 2 Immigration favours UK graduates on Tier 4 Student Visas

Tweaks for Tier 2 Immigration favours UK graduates on Tier 4 Student Visas

October, 2016

The UK Home Office said that its latest tweaks to the Tier 2 immigration route would not only encourage locally based employers to train and up-skill resident workers but would also inspire students from non-EEA countries to land a skilled job in any company across the UK.

UK Army opens doors to commonwealth citizens

UK Army opens doors to commonwealth citizens

October, 2016

Workforce shortages have encouraged the UK government to welcome Commonwealth citizens back to the British Armed Forces.

UK government advancing with their commitment to resettle 20,000 refugees from Syria

UK government advancing with their commitment to resettle 20,000 refugees from Syria

September, 2016

It has been a year since the UK Government declared their commitment to resettling 20,000 Syrian refugees by the year 2020. The historical anniversary was honoured with the arrival of over 100 Syrians, who will all now be settled securely in the UK.