The UK Border Agency has announced details of the newly launched ‘Highly Trusted Sponsor Scheme’ for education providers under Tier 4 of the points-based system.
The BBC reports that failed asylum seekers given temporary leave to remain in the UK will no longer be able to apply for driving licences, under new government rules.
The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs this week warned overseas Filipino workers (OFW’s) against unscrupulous individuals who ask or “contract” them to carry items or baggage from Iran to another city in Asia in exchange for money or leisure trips.
The UKBA has announced that several members of an eastern European gang who conned the UK taxpayer out of £450,000 have been jailed for a total of more than 13 years, following an investigation by the UK Border Agency’s North East immigration crime team.
Seven illegal workers have been found at businesses in Devon and Cornwall following a series of raids by the UK Border Agency, the BBC reports.
UKIP, one of the political parties fighting for seats in the forthcoming general election, will be playing anti-immigration card by calling for a five-year freeze on immigration.