Prime Minister David Cameron has said that Britain will introduce a new category of visa – Entrepreneur Visa – to encourage foreign nationals to the UK, although it was not made clear how this new “Entrepreneur Visa” would differ from the existing “Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa”, which replaced the previous “Entrepreneur Visa”.
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A further 5,000 jobs are set to be axed at the UK Border Agency over the next four years, its chief executive said today.
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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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The Home Secretary, Theresa May, made her first major immigration speech recently.
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The UK Border Agency has published a study that looks at the jobs being done by migrants who are in the UK under Tier 1 of the Points Based System.
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Immigrants and asylum seekers will have to pay for appeals against decisions made over their cases, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has said.
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From next month, non-EU citizens wanting to marry a Briton or other UK resident will have to pass an English test before they are allowed to enter the country.
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The Home Office have announced that the limit for Tier 1 General visas has been reached for October 2010 and that no more Tier 1 General visas will be issued until 1 November 2010.
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