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Immigration News Weekly Round up 7 October 2012 | Immigration Matters

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International people smuggling ring smashed

The ringleaders behind a major international people smuggling network have been jailed this week for combined 13 years and 4 months, The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has revealed.

BBC investigates ‘health tourists’ who cost NHS at least £40m

The UK National Health Service or NHS has dropped £40m in four years by incompetently failing to identify so-called “health tourists” accessing hospital care, a BBC investigation has found.

UKBA publish new forms for applications under the points-based system

The UK Border Agency has this month published yet another set of new versions of forms, for various applications under the points-based system. The new forms apply to applicants already in the UK, and should be used for any applications made, on or after 1 October 2012.

New Immigration Rules take effect 1 October

The UK Border Agency has confirmed a number of changes to the Immigration Rules concerning those who overstay their visa, which came into effect this week on 1 October along with another set of revised immigration forms for points based applications. Full story…

Indian workers arrested in immigration raid on beauty parlour

There were more than a few raised eyebrows at the ‘Better Brows Kiosk’ in The Mall Luton 20 September when UK Border Agency marched in and arrested two illegal workers from India.

UKBA announce arrests in immigration fraud investigation

Three people were arrested last week as part of an investigation by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) into the supply of fake documents to aid illegal working.

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Overseas students and workers can qualify for a tax refund 

You could qualify for a tax refund if you are an overseas student, work permit holder, Tier 1, Yellow or Blue Card holder – in fact any visa type – even if you are no longer legal or even in the UK!


It doesn’t matter where you come from – UK, Europe or anywhere else in the world, it is important to ensure that your qualifications are recognised. In the UK there is a national agency that carries out this service, they are called UK NARIC.

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