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No Immigration Skills Charge for PhD ...

No Immigration Skills Charge for PhD level occupations on UK Tier 2 Visas

Employees recruited into PhD-level occupations will not be subject to the Immigration Skills Charge. Meanwhile any students in the UK on a Tier 4 visa who are able to switch to a Tier 2 visa (General) under immigration rules are also exempt from the fee. Initially, it was not disclosed by the Home Office as to whether those applying […]

US Visa and UK visa boost on agenda w...

US Visa and UK visa boost on agenda when May met Trump

During the visit to the US in January 2017 to meet newly installed President Donald Trump, UK Prime Minister Theresa May, planned to discuss how to boost US-UK migration – according to sources within the British government. May was in the US partly to discuss an early trade deal once Britain has left the European […]

UK Visas and immigration back into th...

UK Visas and immigration back

UK visas and immigration policy is thrust back into the spotlight following the aftermath of the London terrorist attack, which left five people dead – including police officer, PC Keith Palmer – and more than 40 people injured, messages of condolence poured in from around the world. However, some have used the tragedy as an […]

Malaysia Promotes Sustainable Tourism...

Malaysia Promotes Sustainable Tourism, Aims for One Million Indian Visitors

Malaysia has launched a new visa scheme that allows Indian passport holders to get an e-visa for a 15-day stay within 48 hours Tourism Malaysia is promoting sustainable tourism and niche travel products in India and aims to attract one million Indian visitors this year. A Malaysian delegation, led by Minister of Tourism and Culture […]

Scottish lawmakers debate new indepen...

Scottish lawmakers debate new independence referendum

British Prime Minister disapproved for a freedom referendum for the Scotland prior to the UK’s exit from the European Union. This was condemned by Scottish First minister Nicola Sturgeon and she termed the referendum as a democratic indignation. Both the leaders have taken a completely divergent stand on the issue and are heading for a […]

Students migration statistics Announc...

Students migration

The international trade secretary became the second Brexiter to press the prime minister to change her policy on Wednesday, after Boris Johnson, foreign secretary, warned last year of the potential damage it could cause to the UK’s £25bn higher education exports.  Meanwhile Philip Hammond, the chancellor, and Jo Johnson, universities minister, have also suggested publicly […]

New Permanent Residence UK Visa for E...

New Permanent Residence UK Visa for EU citizens in the UK, report Announced

EU citizens – who can prove five years of residency in the UK  be given permanent residence status, which can be converted to a new type of indefinite leave to remain once the UK exits the European Union altogether. EU citizens once the UK leaves the EU.  The current UK visa system for non-EU citizen workers the Tier 2 visa and Tier […]

Brexit: Minister hints at £1,000 fee ...

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Companies could be charged to hire skilled workers from the European Union after Brexit, Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill has suggested. A £1,000 immigration “skills charge” is being brought in this April for firms recruiting workers from outside the EU. Mr Goodwill told peers a similar levy for EU workers “may be something that has been […]

Indian STEM students may have better ...

Indian STEM students may have better alternative for UK and US opt for Australia

UNESCO has revealed that Indian students are more and more choosing Australia as their destination for overseas higher studies. It was reported by the India that the US remains at the top position in terms of choice of Indian students for now while Trump’s immigration policies have started adversely affecting this status. Australia has already […]

Brexit Secretary David Davis says UK ...

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David Davis has risked angering Brexit voters after admitting the UK will not suddenly shut the door on workers coming in from the EU. The Brexit Secretary said it could take “years and years” for Britain to fill all the jobs that would otherwise have been done by EU immigrants coming to the UK to work .And he said […]