Immigration Insights

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Tier 1 Investor Visa Changes

As you may have read in our earlier blog, the recent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) Report recommended Tier 1 Investor visa changes including raising the investment threshold from the current £1

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Immigration Text Messages

Another new initiative has brought shame and embarrassment to the government’s handling of immigration issues, in the form of Immigration Text Messages sent to 58,000 people suggesting they were in

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Visa for Scotland

Visa for Scotland As we move closer to the big vote next year, the issue of immigration must be seriously considered and practical difficulties with independence, if policies were different

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London Visa

Boris Johnson is in talks with the Home Office over setting up a “London visa” to attract business talent to the capital reports Pippa Crerar in tonights Evening Standard. The

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New Immigration Rules 2013

New Immigration Rules 2013 UKBA have announced the following changes to the new immigration rules 2013 which will come into effect on 1 October 2013. UKBA state that the new rules will

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Immigration Premium Service

The UK Border Agency is planning to offer institutions an immigration premium service at a cost of £8,000 a year, despite fears that a “one- size-fits-all” fee could hurt smaller

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Tier 1 Entrepreneur Genuine Test

Below is an email received from UKBA regarding the Tier 1 Entrepreneur Genuine Test We have submitted numerous entrepreneur applications and completely disagree that the applications are bogus. For those not

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alvi immigration case

Remember Alvi, in June 2009 he was excluded on the new points based system since his salary was not deemed of the required level for a Tier 2 (General Migrant) or

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Are you an illegal immigrant?

In September 2012, the UK Border Agency intend to announce a new databsae to track illegal immigrants. We understand that the new system is to enable UKBA to reduce the

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Tier 1 closed to new applicants

UKBA have issued the new provisions under Tier 2 (General) for graduates who would previously have been eligible under Tier 1(Post Study Work). Tier 2 (General) will be open to

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