Members of the UK Parliament express alarm as the Home Secretary announces plans to close the door on up to 120,000 international students from outside the EU and Universities UK said that the consultation over student visas had already caused considerable uncertainty as colleges were already recruiting students for the next academic year: “We do not think that international students should be counted as migrants”.
PRESS RELEASE BY JCWI – JOINT COUNCIL FOR THE WELFARE OF IMMIGRANTS
The UK Border Agency has issued the following announcement on Tier 2 Certificates of Sponsorship…
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Despite the threat of £10,000 fines and a widely publicised information campaign, many employers are slipping up because there is still a lot of confusion surrounding the whole area of employing foreign nationals and even EU workers.
The BBC reports today that founder of the whistle-blowing website Wikileaks, Julian Assange, has told a court he will fight extradition to Sweden following his earlier arrest in London.
Immigration Minister Damian Green has announced a new public consultation of the reform of the student visa system today and promised ‘tougher entrance criteria, limits on work and an end to students staying in the UK to look for a job’ – which effectively means they intend closing the Tier 1 Post Study Visa route.
The UK Border Agency has posted further reports of Illegal workers discovered in two Berkshire restaurants after night time raids by immigration officers.
The UK Border Agency has published updated summary guidance to help employers understand the law on illegal working and what the steps they must take to comply.
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