Posts tagged tier2

Immigration devolution…

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Immigration policy is currently the sole responsibility of Westminster, although the “shortage occupation list” allows Scottish businesses to offer particular jobs to non-EU nationals without first advertising them domestically. The Home Office said it was not planning to introduce local immigration visa arrangements, but insisted its priority was to build an immigration system that worked […]

Immigrants should have to learn Engli...

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The All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Integration today (Thursday) launches its first report into how the UK’s immigration system could more effectively promote integration. The cross party group of MPs and peers calls for: • The Government to look at introducing a regionally-led immigration system with region-specific visas based on the Canadian model; • […]

UK announces crackdown on immigration...

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The UK today unveiled plans to further its crackdown on immigration through “work and study routes” from non-EU nations, in a move expected to make it difficult for British firms to hire professionals from countries like India. Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the annual Conservative Party conference in Birmingham she will be looking at a […]

India has expressed concerns over cha...

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India has expressed concerns regarding changes in UK visa rules and taken up the matter with the British authorities, Parliament was informed today. “The government has taken up the matter bilaterally with the UK government at various levels and expressed concerns over the changes in UK visa rules,” Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said […]

Investor visa applications rise post-...

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Investor visa applications sharply after the Brexit vote, as wealthy foreigners scrambled to take advantage of special immigration rules and a weaker pound. Applications by 61 per cent year on year in the three months after the referendum in anticipation of stricter rules on limiting immigration. This also represented a rise compared to the pre-referendum quarter […]

UK’s New Visa Rules Will Impact...

UK's New Visa Rules Will Impact Indians

UK government has announced changes to its visa policy for non-EU nationals, which will affect a large number of Indians especially IT professionals. Under the new visa rules announced by the UK Home Office, anyone applying after November 24 under the Tier 2 intra-company transfer (ICT) category would be required to meet a higher salary […]

New Immigration Rules introduced on f...

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The government is currently attempting to UK employers from hiring overseas professionals by increasing the costs incurred by the immigration process. The new rules, however, soften the blow for Tier 2 graduate applicants and their potential employers. How will the new rules affect the Tier 2 visa category? Non-EEA (European Economic Area) graduates of a UK […]

UK NEGOTIATES POST-BREXIT DEAL WITH ...

UK NEGOTIATES POST-BREXIT DEAL WITH INDIA

Theresa May has highlighted the fact that “nine out of ten visa applications from India are already accepted” Theresa may have announced improvements to the UK’s immigration system for Indian nationals as the UK negotiates a post-Brexit trade deal with India. Currently in Delhi, the UK Prime Minister has stated that India will become the first visa […]

New points-based UK immigration syste...

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UK immigration minister, James Broken shire, has dismissed promises made by Brexit backers during the recent referendum that the UK’s new immigration system will be modelled on Australia’s points-based system. In an address to MPs, he labelled the promises made by Vote Leave as ‘premature.who is considered a close aide of newly installed Prime Minister, […]

The UK may seek to curb immigration b...

The UK may seek to curb immigration before the EU leaves

Britain may seek to curb immigration from the European Union even before it formally leaves the bloc, the freshly-appointed government minister in charge of Br exit said Sunday. David Davis, the secretary of state for exiting the European Union, said implementing a cutoff point for new arrivals from the EU might be necessary if numbers […]