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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 […]

UK launches drive for Indians to appl...

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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 plans welfare crackdown

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Theresa May is preparing to use Brexit to fulfil David Cameron’s manifesto promise to stop EU migrants from claiming benefits. Senior government figures are studying whether to stop newly arrived migrants from mainland Europe from claiming tax credits and other in-work benefits. This was pledged in the Tory manifesto but Mr Cameron was able to […]

TIER 2 COMPLIANCE NEW YEAR’S RE...

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Upholding your responsibilities as a Tier 2 Sponsor Licence is no simple task and with the recent introduction of new Immigration Rules it is more important than ever for the employers of an international workforce to ensure that they are compliant with the new Tier 2 guidance for sponsors. Although the UK regulations for Tier 2 Sponsor Licence […]

Indians likely to be hit by new UK &#...

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Britain is breaking the link between the number of years a migrant spends in the country and permanent settlement, by introducing a 35,000-pound annual salary threshold, a move that is likely to affect Indians. Until now, permanent settlement was automatic. If a migrant spends five years in the UK in an immigration route that leads […]

India: India Announces Scheme for Gra...

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Foreign nationals who are willing to invest a minimum of INR100 million will be eligible for PRS (permanent residency status) in India, it was announced in the Rajya Sabha on 23 November. Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State for Home, was quoted by the Press Trust of India as saying that the government came to a decision to grant […]