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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. Although the government has not yet revealed the details of its new immigration system, it […]

UK’s tough new visa norms, whic...

new visa norms

The United Kingdom’s new restrictive visa norms will take effect on April 6, affecting the applications of scores of Indians and other workers from nations from outside the European Union. The curbs include a £1,000 (approximately Rs 69,470) annual “Immigration Skills Charge” for companies hiring employees from outside the European Union. “The charge is designed to cut […]

March 2017 UK Immigration Update

March 2017 UK Immigration Update

Changes to the immigration rules fulfil the Migration Advisory Committee’s previous recommendations. On March 16, the UK government announced changes to the UK’s immigration rules, implementing the final phase of changes previously recommended by the Migration Advisory Committee in March 2016. The majority of these changes will take effect on April 6, 2017. Overseas Criminal […]

EU nationals told not to apply to sta...

EU nationals told not to apply to stay permanently in UK

Worried EU nationals have been told not to apply to stay permanently in the UK – after the Home Office was deluged with applications. Officials are instead advising EU citizens who fear for their future after Brexit to “sign up for email news alerts” about what action they may need to take in the future. The […]

Theresa May’s refusal to remove...

Theresa May’s refusal to remove foreign students from immigration figures ‘damaging UK’s world-class universities’

Theresa May is under mounting pressure to remove foreign students from the immigration figures after MPs warned that her refusal to do so is damaging Britain’s world class universities. In a report published today, the cross-party Education Select Committee calls for overseas students to be recorded “under a separate classification and not be counted against the […]

UK will need Sikh values of equality,...


Prime Minister Theresa May today said Britain needs Sikh values of equality and respect more than ever as the country forges a “new and ambitious role” in the world post Brexit. Greeting the Sikh community on the occasion of            Vai sakhi, May said Sikhs have set an example for all. “I send my best […]

Tier 2 Visa Certificates of Sponsorsh...

Tier 2 Visa Certificates of Sponsorship for UK Visas Available for Allocation in March

The number of Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS) available for March 2017 stands at 2,169, according to UK Visas and Immigration data. The department published its February report citing that its figures were correct as of 23 February, 2017.   If you gain enough points this should mean that you will receive a Tier 2 visa CoS and then be able […]

May under new pressure from Tory MPs ...

May under new pressure from Tory MPs to EXCLUDE foreign students from migration figures

 The UK Prime Minister is facing a revolt from within her party who oppose her move to not include foreign students in the immigration figures. Around 134,000 foreigners entered Britain to study in the last one-year ending September 2016, until which time the total net migration was 273,000. Ben Hewlett, the Tory MP for Bath, was quoted […]

Brexit ‘barista visas’ pl...

'barista visas' plan

New rules are essential as, without a steady stream of migrants, many hospitality businesses could go bust, industry experts say. The Home Office is looking at plans for “barista visas” to ensure coffee shops and pubs are fully staffed after Brexit. Young European citizens would be able to come to the UK to work in […]

UK Visas to Become More Expensive fro...

UK Visas to Become More Expensive

The UK Home Office announced that the new rule is set at 1000 pounds per year for each employee. There is a reduced price of around 364 pounds to the small as well as the charitable organizations. The new rule will reduce the total businesses that are bringing the immigrant workers. It will also help […]