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The latest Migration Statistics Quarterly Report that has just been published by the Office for National Statistics reveals that there has been a drop in the net flow of migrants to the UK. Net migration to Britain fell to 163,000 in the 12 months leading to June 2012 from 247,000 in the year ending June 2011. Read more
The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa route was introduced to enable non-European migrants to invest in the UK by setting up or taking over a business. From 31st January 2013, individuals applying to enter the UK on a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa will face a new test arguably more familiar to contestants on the BBC’s popular TV show, Dragons Den. Read more
Sponsors should apply now for their allocations of Tier 2 unrestricted certificates of sponsorship (COS) for the year 6 April 2013 through 5 April 2014. Read more
Requests are processed before the end of April in most cases.
New Immigration Rules coming into effect on 13 December include a lot of good news for Tier 2 sponsors and sponsored employees Read more
A company licensed to sponsor migrants must report to the UK Border Agency any knowledge of a sponsored migrant claiming a benefit to which he is not entitled. Read more
Two new UK Border Agency provisions relating to overstaying came into effect on Monday 1 October 2012. Read more
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From 10 September 2012, applications from people resident in India for Tier 1, 2 and 5 visas of 6 months or longer duration will require a certificate of being free from TB. Read more
The first sponsor licences to be granted will expire on 27 November 2012. Sponsors will be able to apply for renewal of their licences 3 months before expiry. Read more
On the 29 February 2012, the Government announced its intention to restrict Tier 2 migrants’ eligibility for settlement in the UK to those earning at least £35,000, or the relevant salary rate as listed in the UK Border Agency Code of Practice, whichever is higher, from 6 April 2012. Read more