Most couples met on the day of the wedding and needed an interpreter to translate their vows. Some of the grooms were Albanian career criminals suspected of murder, drugs trafficking and money laundering.
The European Commission’s vice-president said it will not be possible for Britain to restrict the freedom of movement of Bulgarians and Romanians when UK work restrictions expire next year.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron will next week visit India to tell prospective students that Britain will be “incredibly welcoming” to them if they come to this country to study and work…But perhaps should pass the message on to the UK Border Agency and the Entry Clearance Officers (ECO’s) who are refusing student visas in India left, right and centre, and rejecting visa extensions in the UK for the slightest reason.
At present, only Romanian and Bulgarian students are forced, in any large numbers, to take out medical or ‘comprehensive sickness insurance’ cover before being granted a yellow card permit to work and study in the UK.
New research carried out for the British Embassy suggests that the UK Government’s restrictions on Romanians working in the UK are encouraging them to stay and bring their families…
In a recent ‘domestic violence’ case, involving an abusive British husband punishing his Filipino wife and son by refusing to sign their form for permanent residence (Indefinite Leave to Remain/ILR), the UKBA not only approved her subsequent application, but made the decision in just four weeks.
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