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Migration Statistics Quarterly Report: Fall in Net Migration into the UKBy Raj Shah
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.
Visa applications for investors and entrepreneursBy Andrew Osborne
The UK provides attractive visa options for individuals seeking to invest in the country. But the rules are very strict. There are two separate categories - for ‘investors’ and ‘entrepreneurs’ - each with detailed eligibility and documentation requirements.
International outlook of trainees threatenedBy Raj Shah
In an article for Lawyer2B, Raj Shah discusses how changes in immigration policy are making it increasingly difficult for firms to recruit immigrants as trainee solicitors.
Until recently, international students could switch from the Tier 4 student migrant category to the Tier 2 category. However, changes to the Immigration Rules mean that students cannot switch from Tier 4 to Tier 2 unless they have passed a UK-recognised bachelor or master’s degree or attained certain awards in education.