Nobel prize-winners join the lobby calling for a re-think on the UK Government’s proposed limit on skilled migration. With around 10.5% of UK academics coming from outside the country – why all the fuss about an ‘immigration cap’ having a negative impact on British science?
Lawyers acting for the family of ousted X Factor contestant Gamu Nhengu will appeal against a Home Office decision to send them back to Zimbabwe, the BBC reports.
Cm 7944, laid before parliament on 1 October, not only introduces from 29 November 2010 the English language requirement for spouses and civil partners it also reverses the Supreme Court decision in ZN. Paragraphs 352A-FJ are amended from 22 October 2010 so that a grant of British citizenship automatically revokes refugee status.
The Guardian reports that Health trusts are cutting thousands of jobs to deliver £20bn of NHS “efficiencies” despite the coalition government’s promises to protect frontline services, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has warned this.
The UK Border Agency arrested five people last week as part of a major investigation into a gang suspected of supplying illegal workers to UK employers.
The UK Border Agency has published revised guidance for sponsors and would-be sponsors under Tiers 2, 4 and 5 of the points-based system, it was announced last week.
George Galloway says he may still take legal action against Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney for branding him a terrorist and trying to muzzle his anti-war views, the BBC reports.
The BBC reports on Uruguay, to which after a decades-long pause, expatriates from rich countries are again choosing to live.
The US government is to issue a travel alert, warning its citizens to be vigilant while travelling in Europe because of the threat of an al-Qaeda commando-style attack, the BBC reports.
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