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UK will pay huge price for prioritisi...

UK will pay huge price for prioritising migration curbs

The Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said that the economy of Britain has remained in good shape even after the Brexit vote last year only because the pound has fallen. In his unusual candid remarks regarding the long-term ally nation, The Dutch PM warned that a closer and critical analysis will reveal that the […]

More technology visas granted after f...

More technology visas granted after fears of worker shortage

The Government will grant more visas to technology workers in a major boost to the industry’s attempts to secure access to overseas talent after the Brexit vote. Tech City UK, the government organisation that processes applications for the special visa, has been granted the right to endorse 250 immigration visas this year, 50 more than […]

UK announces scholarships of 1 millio...


UK government is offering scholarships of one million pounds (Rs 85.1 core) in 2017 to attract Indian students. India’s brightest and best students seek to pursue education at the best of universities in the UK. Were excellent education is bestowed. U.K is an effervescent and exciting place to reside and study and great importance for […]

EU migration curbs at the expense of ...

EU migration curbs at the expense of single market membership

Ministers are drawing up plans for a two-tier system of UK border controls for EU citizens as Theresa May prepares to tighten migration rules at the expense of single market membership. Senior government officials expect the prime minister to decide on a system based on work permits and new automated security checks -similar to the […]

UK Visa Application Changes Allowing ...

UK Visa Application Changes

Anticipating a huge demand for UK visas during the summer in India, the United Kingdom will allow Indian nationals applying for standard visitor visas in India to apply for visas three months prior to the expected date of travel.  This was announced at a British event in Pune as the “Beat the Peak” campaign.  In […]

U.K. Can Only Cut EU Migration by 50,...

Cut EU Migration

Expectations of Theresa May, the British Prime Minister, who hoped that it would be possible to rein in migration to the UK by more than 66 percent after Brexit was in place,  are not likely to be fulfilled, a study by  Global Future, a think-tank which advocates immigration, reveals. It is said that British employers […]

UK Prime Minister plans to prioritise...

prioritise the protection of EEA

Prime Minister Theresa May has highlighted the government’s commitment to protecting the rights of EEA nationals in the UK during Brexit negotiations. In her speech on Tuesday 17 January, May outlined the government’s 12-point plan for Brexit negotiations which looks at migration as well as other matters such as trade and international relations. Speaking on UK […]

UK student visa issues sorted out

UK student visa

India has expressed concern over the massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK and called for sorting out of visa issues. Indian High Commissioner to the UK Y K Sinha, who took charge of his post in London last month, highlighted the sharp contrast between rising Indian student numbers in countries […]

UK investor applications rise post-Br...

UK investor applications rise post-Brexit12

 Investor visa applications for the UK surged after the Brexit referendum with affluent foreign nationals trying to cash in on a falling pound and special rules for immigration. The number of applications rise by 61 percent in the three months post-Brexit when compared to the same period a year ago, expecting more stringent rules on […]

One-day immigration application schem...


The Home Office is piloting a one-day only system for immigration applications that could eventually be rolled out for EU citizens living in the UK who could lose their right to residence in the country after Brexit. It is trialling the scheme with a small number of corporate clients, according to City sources. PwC, which […]