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Brexit Bears No Immediate Effect on UK Citizens Outside EU

Brexit Bears No Immediate Effect on UK Citizens Outside EU

July, 2016

At the moment, Brexit has no immediate effect on the policies concerning the visa, passport, and citizenship of British citizens living outside the European Union (EU).

UK Immigration Process Unchanged for EU Citizens Following Brexit

UK Immigration Process Unchanged for EU Citizens Following Brexit

June, 2016

Citizens of countries under the European Union (EU) can still undergo the standard UK immigration processes despite the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the EU, a move that is popularly known as Brexit.

UK Appoints New Biometrics Commissioner

UK Appoints New Biometrics Commissioner

June, 2016

The Home Office has named Professor Paul Wiles as the United Kingdom’s new independent Biometrics Commissioner.

Updated EVW Scheme Benefits Oman, Qatar, UAE travellers

Updated EVW Scheme Benefits Oman, Qatar, UAE travellers

May, 2016

The United Kingdom has introduced an improved version of the electronic visa waiver authorization (EVW) for passport holders from Oman, Qatar, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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.