Conservative London Mayor Boris Johnson has broken party ranks over immigration, warning that plans to limit the number of migrants to Britain will damage the economy.
The UK Border Agency has announced plans to increase immigration and nationality application fees for all those applying to visit, study, work or stay in the UK from autumn 2010.
Immigration Minister Damian Green said the government will ensure that the UK maximises the benefits of immigration.
A leading UK government adviser says ministers may need to stop workers bringing in families, on dependent visas, to meet immigration cap targets.
The Church of England vicar involved in carrying out hundreds of fake marriages to bypass immigration law has been jailed for four years.
Speaking to the Royal Commonwealth Society this evening, the UK Immigration Minister, Damian Green, will confirm that the government will look at all routes into the UK and set new rules, the Home Office announced today.
The number of foreign, non-EU students currently being let into the UK is “unsustainable”, Immigration Minister Damian Green will announce today the BBC has reported.
Weekly Immigration News Round up 05 September 2010 form http://www.immigrationmatters.co.uk/category/news
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