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The Library of Birmingham wins Herita...

The Library of Birmingham wins Heritage Lottery

Library of Birmingham and the British Library have received £91,700 of National Lottery funding to present Documenting Histories, a partnership project celebrating the important role South Asian culture has played in forming Birmingham’s history and identity. At the heart of the project is a major exhibition which will open in July, drawing on both libraries’ rich […]

New UK visa rules for non-EU national...

A man gestures as he climbs a bonfire on the Shankill Road in West Belfast

The UK government’s changes to its visa policy for non-EU nationals aimed at curbing its soaring immigration figures will come into force from today, which will affect a large number of Indians especially IT professionals. Under the new visa rules announced by the UK Home Office earlier this month, applications made on or after November 24 under […]



Brexit aside, 2017 is set to be a big year for UK immigration policy. The UK’s Immigration Rules are reviewed and amended twice a year, and the next bout of change is expected this April. The government has already announced a number of specific changes which will be implemented as of April 2017, but we […]

Brexit bring Australian-style immigra...

immigration plan as border controls revealed

ENGINEERS, NURSES, WELDERS and even BALLET DANCERS will be the first in line for visas to work in Britain under plans being considered by the Government to plug any skills gaps post-Brexit. Immigration policy will be tailored to the needs of employers rather than being dictated by geography after the Government quietly rejected plans for […]

UK launches drive for Indians to appl...

UK launches drive for Indians to apply for visa early12

The UK today launched a new campaign to encourage Indian visitors to apply early for their visas in the quieter, off-peak period of January and February, the British High Commission said. Visa applicants can expect to get a visa decision more quickly outside the peak period, and benefit from quieter Visa Application Centres and more […]

UK considers further visa crackdowns ...


The UK government is considering further crackdowns on visas for non-EU nationals, which will include Indians, to curb its soaring immigration figures. While no details of the plans have been unveiled yet, Prime Minister Theresa May is believed to be examining options to toughen visa rules for students and some workers from outside the 28-nation […]

Statement of Changes to the Immigrati...


The Home Office released a statement of changes to the immigration rules on the 3 November 2016.  The main changes affecting students will affect applications made on or after the 24 November 2016 and include: Applications from overstates will only be accepted within 14 days of leave expiring – in the majority of cases LSE […]

REVEALED: Immigration was the key iss...

Immigration was the key issue

A HUGE study of social media has revealed that Britain’s borders were the most important issue for Leave supporters following Britain’s decision to leave the EU.More than half of the public now want to leave the European Union, according to an opinion poll for The Independent – the first time our monthly survey has shown […]



Non-EEA nationals coming to the UK to collect their Bio metric Residence Permit (BRP) and begin employment in the UK should remember to check whether or not they need to register with the police in order to be fully compliant with the conditions of their stay in the UK. Previously, the need to register with […]



Employers must now make a note of the day upon which a right to work check was conducted for each new hire New guidance on right to work checks was published by the Home Office and this new requirement will apply to right to work check. The updated guidance states that, when performing a right to […]