Europe is currently missing out on a huge number of visitors due to poor visa processing, according to the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA). Visa issues not only damage the tourism market. Each year countless students miss out on university places in the UK because they have been refused a student visa or it took to long to be issued.
Nine out of ten people who joined the workforce last year were foreign nationals, official figures revealed. British nationals accounted for only a tiny fraction of the rise in employment among working age people with most new workers being migrant workers from both EU and non EU countries.
A convicted criminal from London has been ordered to forfeit £27,500 profit he made from a sham marriage operation, the UK Border Agency reports.
Less than six months after the British government announced tighter restrictions on student visas, at least one university has said it is being forced to close one of its campuses as a result of the new regulations…
Proposal due before parliament as Law for All charity blames planned legal aid cuts for pushing it into liquidation, the Guardian reports.
A man accused of trafficking eastern European women into Northern Ireland to work in the sex trade, took up to 80% of their earnings, a court has heard.
The UK Border Agency has started compelling Bulgarians and Romanians to take out Comprehensive Sickness Insurance cover when applying for yellow card registration as a working student. The insurance is a new requirement introduced as part of changes to the BR1 Yellow Card form in June…To obtain a quotation for Comprehensive Sickness Insurance visit the Active Quote website.
Majestic College are offering vocational courses and special packages for EU students. See http://www.majesticcollege.org/ or call Joanna on 0208 207 1020, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call in to the college Monday to Friday for a free consultation.
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STILL CONFUSED BY YELLOW CARD RULES?
Free presentations are being run at Bison UKImmigration Advisers for Employers, Romanians and Bulgarians – Monday to Friday, from 11am-12noon and 3-4pm. No need to book, just turn up. Venue: Bison Management UK, 16 Shenley Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire WD6 1DL. Nearest Train Station: Elstree and Borehamwood Station; Buses from Edgware underground station: 107 and 292.