Posts tagged UK immigration

EU citizens move into UK; immigrant s...

EU citizens move into UK; immigrant student numbers fall

Figures published by the Officer for National Statistics on Thursday showed a statistically significant fall in net migration by 84,000 compared to 2015, driven by the number of EU citizens leaving Britain more than tripling. Some 43,000 citizens of so-called EU-8 nations, including Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, left Britain […]

UK Tier 1 (Post-Study) Work Visa will...

UK Tier 1 (Post-Study) Work Visa will not be re-introduced

80 percent decline in the number of non-EU students transferring to work visas upon completion of their studies. Tier 1 (Post-Study) work visa stemmed from a report published in October 2010, which found that three in every five visa holders were in unskilled work. The government’s recent report, referred to UK visas and immigration intelligence […]

The Prime Minister’s proposed i...

The Prime Minister's proposed immigration policies include raising the minimum income requirement and fining companies

Home Secretary, she repeatedly bent over backwards to placate her party’s nonsensically loyal legions by constantly shifting goalposts and fiddling with rock-hard visa pathways in order to feign productivity and make out like she had the fantastical ability to reverse decades of globalisation. NHS health surcharge to ensure taxpaying foreigners were charged twice for the same […]

Theresa May said the Conservative Par...

The UK's Conservative Party Opts For Brexit

The government would use the revenue generated to invest in higher level skills training for workers in the UK. May said that, were the party to be re-elected, it would double the Immigration Skills Charge levied on companies employing migrant workers to £2,000 a year for each non-EU worker by the end of the parliament. she […]

Visa worries: Indian students look be...

UK for B-school courses

Indian students interested in overseas business education are particularly concerned about political noises in the US and the Brexit fallout in the UK New Delhi: Restrictive immigration policies in countries like the US and the UK are driving away Indian students looking to pursue management education abroad, a survey by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) showed. […]



The Home Office priority change of circumstances service offers Tier 2 and Tier 5 A-rated sponsors the opportunity to pay for faster processing when submitting a change of circumstances application, and it has recently been expanded to include another aspect of the sponsorship management system (SMS). For a fee of £200, sponsors may now have […]

UK PM May’s stand to cut immigration ...

UK PM May’s stand to cut immigration below 100,000 could damage ties with India

British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to stick to her party’s pledge to cut the migration figures down to “tens of thousands”, evoking a strong reaction from Liberal Democrats who warned that her tough stand will damage ties with countries like India. The Prime Minister said it was important to hit this target given the […]

India, UK discuss extradition, visa i...

India, UK discuss extradition, visa issue in first bilateral Home Affairs

India and UK held their first Home Affairs Dialogue on Thursday which discussed matters of extradition, deporting illegal immigrants, sharing of criminal data and curbing organised crime. Union Home Secretary Rajiv Maharishi led the talk with the UK delegation led by Patsy Wilkinson, Second Permanent Secretary, Home Office, and Government of UK. The dialogue also touched upon […]

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 […]

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 […]