Student visitor visas offer an alternative route to study in the UK for shorter courses. If you are an adult student, and you want to undertake a short course of study in the UK (such as a beginner’s English Language course or a work-related training course), you might be able to apply for a student visitor visa.
The UK Deputy Prime Nick Clegg announced on Friday that he was abandoning the Liberal Democrats’ support for an amnesty for illegal immigrants, one of the policies he put forward before the 2010 election. Clegg also revealed he wants the maximum fines for employers hiring illegal immigrant workers double, a complete u-turn on his former sentiment of legalising overstayers so they could contribute to society and pay taxes.
A Tory MP claims that thousands of Moldovans are able to enter Britain as EEA Nationals through a legal loophole when immigration or work restrictions on Romania are lifted next year.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) is planning to offer institutions a “premium” immigration service at a cost of £8,000 a year, despite fears that a “one- size-fits-all” fee could hurt smaller providers.
British Government Ministers do not know how many Romanians and Bulgarians will migrate to the UK when work restrictions expire next year, the Communities Secretary admitted. Under the current 7 year transitional work restrictions due to end next year, only highly skilled, skilled workers on work permits, students on yellow cards, Au Pairs and certain seasonal agricultural workers can work legally on an employed basis in the UK.
Romanians and Bulgarians who have stayed for over three months while, for example working in a restaurant on a ‘self employed’ basis or for ‘cash’, could be asked to explain what they have been doing and how they have lived in the UK since they arrived.
In an all too familiar ‘family separated by Immigration Rules’ case, a desperate British Father has launched a last ditch attempt to be reunited with his wife from the Dominican Republic who cannot get a visa to join him in Huntingdon, Cambridge, in the UK.
If you have been arrested or detained, need any immigration advice or are worried about the new immigration rules or need help with Sponsorship or Tier 1, 2, Tier 4, applying for university if your college has closed, Spouse Visa, ILR/Settlement, Citizenship, Dependant Visa or an appeal against a refusal, or if you have been waiting for a reply from the Home Office for longer than a year, please email:
Spinnaker College are holding OPEN DAYS at their London study centre on the 8th and 9th April. In country Tier 4 and EU students, such as Romanians and Bulgarians, as well as those with issue with their previous college are welcome.
Qualified legal advisers will be on hand for free immigration consultations to in-country students affected by the closure of their college.
To register for this FREE event, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0795 747 0180 to speak to a student adviser.
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