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3 05, 2018

Home Office considers tax corrections a threat to national security

By | 2018-05-28T11:09:42+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent), UK Visa News|Tags: |

The grounds of UK Parliament were scenes to protests by several hundred highly skilled migrants from South Asia – professionals ranging from IT Consultants to health professionals were protesting against long delays in decisions on their applications for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in the UK as well having their applications turned down under Section [...]

24 03, 2018

UK Visa Fees to Increase from April 2018

By | 2018-05-30T05:24:16+00:00 March 24th, 2018|Categories: UK Visa News|Tags: |

With the powers that be analyzing by the end of the year, January to March are usually the months in which the immigration and nationality fee revisions plans are finalized, which leads to an actual change around the same time as our new financial year. On cue, the British Government has announced its proposed fee [...]

2 09, 2017

EU Exit Negotiations Update

By | 2018-05-30T08:50:09+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Categories: News and Media, UK Visa News|Tags: , , |

Dear Hemang, The latest round of negotiations between the UK and EU concluded yesterday in Brussels. Progress was made on several fronts – including on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK and UK nationals in the EU. On healthcare, for example, we agreed to protect the rights to reciprocal healthcare, including [...]

30 06, 2017

Brexit triggers good news for property rents in London

By | 2018-05-30T09:46:40+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: EEA Family Permit, Settlement Permissions, UK Investors Visa, UK Settlement Visa, UK Visa News|Tags: |

London rents are falling due to a supply overhang prompted by Brexit uncertainty, policy changes and flagging demand Prime central London (PCL) rents leapt by 5.1 percent in the five years from the first quarter of 2011 to 2016, while real (inflation-adjusted) wages stagnated (at best). Meantime, the elusive dream of homeownership sailed further into [...]

22 06, 2017

Brace: Hard Brexit Ahead!!

By | 2018-05-30T09:49:12+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: British Citizenship, EEA Family Permit, UK Visa News|Tags: , , , , , |

The Queen’s speech on Wednesday laying down the Legislative agenda for the special two year parliamentary session until summer 2019 contained eight separate pieces of Brexit legislation paving the way for Britain’s eventual departure from the European Union in March 2019. The prime minister will aim to pass bills repatriating powers over both trade and [...]

9 06, 2017

From building new opportunities to introducing Australian Point Based System

By | 2018-05-30T09:49:50+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Categories: EEA Family Permit, UK Skilled Workers Visa, UK Student Visa, UK Visa News|Tags: , , , , , |

UKIP’s agenda’s addresses immigration in its entirety such as promises to ‘take back control of key policy areas such as immigration and border controls, abolish freedom of movement, and set annual migration targets, and proposed a moratorium on unskilled and low-skilled immigration for five years after the UK leaves the EU.As for the post-Brexit immigration [...]

9 06, 2017

Finally! A pro youngster approach strikes in

By | 2018-05-30T10:26:05+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Categories: Family of migrant workers and students, Hearing at Appeals, UK Student Visa, UK Visa News|Tags: , , , , , |

The Liberal Democrats’ suggests an immigration system which preserves the right of free movement and makes significant changes to current asylum and refugee policy. It primarily wishes to retain the right of free movement for European citizens, secure the rights of EU nationals in the UK and vice versa and give UK citizens the opportunity [...]

7 06, 2017

UK election 2017: Labour promises a review of Immigration processes

By | 2018-05-30T10:26:34+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Categories: UK Skilled Workers Visa, UK Visa News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

The Labour Party primarily addresses immigration with respect to the rights of EU citizens currently in the UK, and immediately guarantees existing rights for all EU nationals living in Britain and secure reciprocal rights for UK citizens who have chosen to make their lives in EU countries. The post-Brexit immigration would acknowledge that freedom of [...]

5 06, 2017

UK election 2017: Green Party promises to maintain status quo (and even turn back the clock on the referendum)

By | 2018-05-30T10:28:28+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Categories: UK Visa News, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

The Green Party’s primarily addresses immigration in the context of Brexit and the rights of EU nationals in the UK and immediately guaranteeing the rights of EU citizens to remain in the UK’ andalsoprotect freedom of movement. The party even commits to hold a second EU referendum, which includes the ‘option to reject the deal [...]

3 06, 2017

UK election 2017: Conservatives pitch a tough approach to immigration

By | 2018-05-30T10:29:34+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Categories: UK Visa News|Tags: , , |

In almost a week’s time the General Elections would be streaming and the parties have come up with their respective strategies, agendas and plans. The Conservative and Unionist Party’s election manifesto addresses aspects of immigration relating to the process of leaving the EU, as well as asylum policy and ending modern slavery. The Conservatives pledge [...]