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UK Immigration announces new changes to Tier 2 salary threshold

UK Immigration announces new changes to Tier 2 salary threshold

January, 2017

The minimum salary requirement for Tier 2 sponsor licence holder has increased by almost 20 percent in the new set of changes announced by the UK immigration office.
UK government encourages young people to stop using passport as ID to prevent identity fraud

UK government encourages young people to stop using passport as ID to prevent identity fraud

December, 2016

The Home Office and Her Majesty’s Passport Office urge students and young people to just leave their passports at home when socialising at night as most of them use passports as an alternative to valid IDs.
Landmark Bill on Encompassing Surveillance Power is now law

Landmark Bill on Encompassing Surveillance Power is now law

December, 2016

Despite criticisms and opposition from petitions, the Investigatory Power Bill has officially passed into law after the Parliament gave it the green light through the Royal Assent.
English language requirement announced for  non-EEA partners and parents

English language requirement announced for non-EEA partners and parents

December, 2016

Beginning 1st of May 2017, all non- EEA partners and parents applying to extend their stay after two and a half years in the UK will have to fulfil a new English language requirement.
Tier 2 (ICT) Skills Transfer’s closure paves way to a new employer conundrum

Tier 2 (ICT) Skills Transfer’s closure paves way to a new employer conundrum

December, 2016

The UK immigration decided to officially put an end to a particular Tier 2 category that facilitated the acquisition and transfer of foreign workers to the country.
UK government reminds public about autumn changes to immigration policies

UK government reminds public about autumn changes to immigration policies

December, 2016

The UK government reminds the public that the new immigration policies for autumn have been in effect since 24th November 2016.
House of Commons supports EU divorce timetable

House of Commons supports EU divorce timetable

December, 2016

The lower house of the country’s parliament has voted to back Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to remain faithful to the referendum result and finally trigger Article 50 in March of next year.
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.