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UK immigration system in chaos

The Home Office have been criticised for the rapid introduction of new rules without following due democratic process and accused of rushing the introduction of new rules without proper consideration and due diligence.

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High Court judges interim immigration cap to be illegal

Two senior judges have ruled that the temporary UK immigration limit imposed from 28 June on Tier 1 and Tier 2 skilled migrants from outside the European Union is unlawful because ministers sidestepped proper parliamentary approval when it was introduced.

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UK Immigration Cap will hinder economic recovery.

Skills shortages, immigration restrictions and employment laws are likely to seriously hinder employer efforts to fill newly created private-sector jobs next year, a survey has revealed.

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Government proposes major changes to Tier 4 UK Student Visas

The Government has announced a range of proposals designed to reduce the level of student migration to the UK.

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Immigration Cap loophole showing potential 50% increase

The interim immigration cap has seen the use of Intra-Company Transfers (ICTs) to bring non-EU workers to the UK surge.

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New Immigration Cap announced – is Britain open for business?

Theresa May announced the new immigration cap, to commence in April 2011, ignoring many of the Migration Advisory Committee’s key recommendations. The total Tier 1 and Tier 2 Visas that will be approved has been limited to 21,700 and does … Continue reading

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Migration Advisory Committee publishes report on annual immigration limit

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has today published its report into an annual limit on immigration through Tiers 1 and 2 of the points-based system.

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David Cameron to relax immigration cap

The Prime Minister is understood to have been influenced by business concerns that the cap introduced after the election is preventing highly-skilled people from coming to this country and thus damaging British business and the economy.

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UK immigration cap unfair on small businesses

Plans to continue excluding intra-company transfers from the forthcoming cap on migration could see small businesses in the UK put at a competitive disadvantage, it has been claimed.

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First major speech on immigration from Theresa May

The Home Secretary, Theresa May, made her first major immigration speech recently. Continue reading

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