Posts tagged Immigration

Tier 2 Sponsor Licence holder there a...

rules and requirements

Tier 2 Sponsor Licence holder there are a number of rules and requirements which you must add here to when hiring a non-EEA national (from outside the European Economic Area). Apart from remaining compliant with the UK Immigration Rules and Sponsor Licence, there are other less responsibilities which must be taken into consideration when hiring a […]

Huge rise in immigrants to the UKR...

Huge rise in immigrants to the UK....

The UK government statistics have announced that the number of immigrants reached an all-time high of 650,000 last year this was a result of the appearance of immigrants in large numbers from both the EU and non-EU nations before the referendum for Brexit was held. Around 284,000 EU nationals migrated to the UK before the […]

Online Visa Application Form Launched...

Online Visa Application Form Launched by the UK Visas and Immigration

In a bid to facilitate visa applications the UKIV (United Kingdom Visas and Immigration) has introduced an online visa application form for visit visas to the UK for several countries including Nepal and Sri Lanka. The department also plans to roll this application form on a global scale in the future. The British High Commission […]

Tier 2 immigration to UK could be eas...

uk immigration

Tier 2 immigration to UK could be easier for Australians following Brexit,The Australian high commissioner to the UK, has stated that Britain’s recent vote to leave the European Union should make Tier 2 immigration to the UK easier for Australians. According to Downer, Brexit ‘represents an opportunity to renegotiate Tier 2 visa arrangements with the […]

New “Immigration Skills Charge” for e...

New “Immigration Skills Charge” for employers

New “Immigration Skills Charge” for employers,As mentioned in our February 2016 newsletter, the government has now confirmed that it is pressing ahead with plans to reduce Britain’s reliance on migrant workers and upskill British workers through a new skills charge, with effect from 6 April 2017. The Immigration Skills Charge will be levied on employers […]

Important changes for Employers on UK...

Important changes for Employers on UK Tier 2 Visa

The United Kingdom’s Tier 2 (General) visas are used by the businesses to sponsor skilled professionals required to work in its industries. The present salary limit for new entrants is £20,800; this applies to all the occupations in demand and some categories also need higher wages. The UK Government based on the recommendation of the […]

Lithuanian Parliament approves revisi...

Lithuanian Parliament approves revisions for application of startup visa

Greek parliament approves amendments to the application startup visa,The Lithuanian Parliament on 30 June gave a go-ahead to the migration law revisions which would ease procedures to allow citizens belonging to non-EU countries wanting to launch innovative ventures to apply for a permanent residency for in Lithuania. It is said that the ‘Startup Visa’ would […]

Migration Watch UK criticised for mis...

Migration Watch UK criticised for misleading UK immigration reports

Migration Watch UK criticized for misleading UK immigration reports ,Migration Watch reports and opinions are treated with far greater respect than should be the case. Migration Watch says the following in the “about us” section of their website: “Migration Watch UK is an independent and non-political think tank chaired by Lord Green of Deddington,” This […]

Malaysian Ministry of Interior: immig...

Malaysia immigration

In a recent announcement, the Malaysian home ministry stated that the operating systems used by the Immigration Department of Malaysia need an upgrade. Stating the immediate need for implementing increased security measures, the ministry concluded that changes will incur massive costs as well as disruption to normal operations at the immigration office. Mr. Datuk Nur […]

Brexit campaigners draft Australian-s...

uk immigfration

Brexit leading activists have been drafted plans for the Australian-style, points-based immigration system, should the public vote in the UK to leave the European Union (EU). Will be a referendum in Britain on June 23 as voters decide whether to stay in the EU or “Brexit’- name given to Britain out of the European Union. […]