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Visa worries: Indian students look be...

UK for B-school courses

Indian students interested in overseas business education are particularly concerned about political noises in the US and the Brexit fallout in the UK New Delhi: Restrictive immigration policies in countries like the US and the UK are driving away Indian students looking to pursue management education abroad, a survey by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) showed. […]

UK visa vignette and biometric reside...

UK visas to get more expensive for Indians, non-EU nationals from today

All UK visa applicants, excluding those who apply for visitor visas and EEA Family permits, will receive a 30-day vignette in their passports. The applicant then has 30 days to leave the country and once in the UK will be required to collect the Biometric Residence card or BRP. This card will then, in essence, […]

Labour immigration plan suggests R...

UK employers will take on immigration enforcement, say experts

Brexit, suggesting migration could be controlled by a “tailored mix” of work permits, visas and employer sponsorship. The party says a Labour government would work “with businesses, trade unions, devolved governments and others to identify specific labour and skill shortages” and set policy accordingly. “Whatever our trade arrangements, we will need new migration management systems, […]

UK employers will take on immigration...

UK employers will take on immigration enforcement, say experts

Employers in Britain will have to take more responsibility for enforcing immigration rules after Brexit because the Home Office does not have the manpower to monitor EU migrants as well as those from the rest of the world, experts warn. Researchers at the Institute for Government think-tank have already suggested that the Home Office may […]

General election: UKIP want ‘on...

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Net migration is the difference between the numbers of people moving to the UK for more than a year, and the numbers of people leaving the UK to live elsewhere for a year or more. UKIP, which is seeking to bounce back from a poor set of local election results, said the Conservatives could not […]

UK is increasingly supporting the Con...

UK is increasingly supporting the Conservatives

The Indian community in the UK with its population of 1.5 million constitutes a considerable portion of the electorate especially in regions such as the Leicester or neighbourhoods in the London such as Southall, quotes The Hindu. Though the Indian community in the UK has conventionally voted in the favor of the Labor Party, there […]

NHS to be exempt from UK Visa Tier 2 ...

Unions call for NHS to be exempt from UK Visa

UK  Visa Tier 2 immigration skills levy applicable to non-EU overseas doctors and nurses. The British Medical Association (BMA) and the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) say the Immigration Skills Charge, which came into force on 6 April, will hit NHS budgets hard. The compulsory fee would mean the NHS would have to pay out […]

UK migration target remains: will ove...

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“When we leave the European Union, we will have the opportunity to make sure we have control of our borders – leaving the EU means we won’t have free movement as it has been in the past,” she told journalists at a campaign event in London. A reduction in the number of students coming from […]

Theresa May’s strict immigratio...

Theresa May's strict immigration rules are keeping the numbers down

Theresa May, imposed a new requirement that anyone wanting to bring a spouse and any children to the UK needed to earn a minimum of £18,600 a year. The policy was designed to ensure that family members brought to the UK did not become a burden on taxpayers, labelling their partner a “sponsor” who would, by their […]

Labour to scrap minimum income rule f...

Labour to scrap minimum income rule for foreign spouses

Immigration rules currently require British citizens to earn more than £18,600 before their foreign partner can join them on a spouse visa. Critics say the policy discriminates against working class people on lower incomes. The income threshold is even higher for couples with children who are not British citizens, rising to £22,400 for a couple […]