As we say goodbye to a stormy and turbulent 2011, the year will be remembered for far reaching changes to UK Immigration Rules which have already resulted in a decline in non-EU migration and student applications.
Immigration Matters wishes you a happy and prosperous New Year!
Brazil has overtaken Britain as the world’s sixth-largest economy.
A Romanian man caught attempting to smuggle four illegal immigrants into Britain has been jailed.
The Common Travel Area between the Irish Republic and the UK is only for the benefit of Irish and British people, a High Court judge said last week.
Slovakian Pakistani sham marriage gang caught red handed with instruction sheets to remind couples of their fake stories and bogus partners’ names, the Telegraph reports.
Agency temporary workers in the UK are set to qualify for a pay and conditions boost as new rights come into effect…Whilst employers are reluctant to take on an employee on a self employed basis, some agencies are not so fussy and will employ Bulgarians and Romanians regardless of their status. But ‘flexibility’ comes at a price. Long hours, no holiday or sick pay and rates as low as £3 per hour are common in agencies which turn a blind eye to your immigration status.
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