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UK to tighten student visa rules even more from November

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UK student visa rules are all set to become even more stringent ...

Iraqi Christians ‘should be offered asylum in UK’ – bishop

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The Bishop of Manchester has urged the government to offer asylum ...

Immigration is “good for London” and caps “likely to be damaging” to UK economy

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The political race to appear tough on immigration and reduce the ...

Border controls are a ‘failure’, says outgoing immigration chief

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BRITAIN’S outgoing borders watchdog boss has accused the Home ...

Border Force workers strike expected to cause day of disruption

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Border Force workers strike expected to cause day of disruption ...

UK to re-open Iran embassy says Hague

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Foreign Secretary William Hague has said he intends to re-open ...

Fees cut as part of emergency passport backlog measures

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Home Secretary Theresa May has announced measures to help clear ...

Where is the cheapest place to buy citizenship?

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By far the cheapest deal for citizenship is on the tiny Caribbean ...

Judge prevents Theresa May sending asylum-seeker back to lawless Somalia

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The Home Secretary, Theresa May, has been accused of acting ...

Stena Line docker wins homophobia unfair dismissal case

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A Belfast dock worker sacked after reacting to homophobic abuse ...

Manager who racially abused Sikh employee must pay £18k

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An Indian Sikh who was degraded and racially abused by his Muslim ...

Isa Haider Alaali case: Bahraini teen fears torture after losing asylum claim

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A Bahraini teenager fears he will be tortured when he is deported ...

UK asylum seeker claims harrowing deportation

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Somali man forcibly returned to Mogadishu says he is an ...

UK Immigration Rules Changes – Business Immigration

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13 March 2014, changes to the UK Immigration Rules were laid ...

Child detention: Immigration centres risk ‘lasting psychological damage’

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Children held in immigration detention centres are being put at ...

Immigration rules could tear dad away from two kids

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Home Office regulations mean Turkish Tugrul Keseli may leave ...

Briscoe guilty of lying to police

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Barrister Constance Briscoe guilty of lying to police probing ...

‘Why did I need to go to the media to fight for it?’ Home Office finally relents on visa for kidney op

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The Home Office has reversed its controversial decision to refuse ...

Universities using ‘extreme measures’ to meet visa requirements

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House of Lords committee calls for ‘proportionate’ checks on ...

Bauer Media considers appealing ‘landmark’ unfair dismissal ruling

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Bauer Media is considering appealing what has been claimed as a ...

Theresa May defeated over asylum seeker benefits

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The home secretary has lost a High Court battle over the ...

Asian restaurants ‘unfairly’ targeted on immigration

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Immigration officials are unfairly detaining staff in Asian ...

Yarls Wood immigration centre detainee dies

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Home Office confirms death of 40-year-old woman at immigration ...

Gun cop poster girl sues Metropolitan Police for race and sex discrimination

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POLICE at the centre of the Plebgate scandal face more ...

Long-term post-natal depression not covered by law

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In the case Lyons v DWP Jobcentre Plus, the EAT had to consider ...

Bugged director wins unfair dismissal case against Michelle Mone

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A SENIOR employee of lingerie tycoon Michelle Mone who walked out ...

Lawyer loses race claim but wins unfair dismissal ruling

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A lawyer at a leading global bank who claimed she suffered a ...

Vietnam – Blogger Truong Duy Nhat gets two years

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Truong Duy Nhat, a blogger based in the central city of Danang ...

CIFAS named for bank account controls role

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The government has named CIFAS as the anti-fraud body likely to ...

Changes to how you apply for a visa from outside the UK: 24 February to 2 March 2014

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The commercial partner (the company you deal with when applying ...

UK proposal for £2.5m ‘premium’ visas for wealthy foreigners

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A proposal to auction off 100 “premium” UK visas a year to ...

UK visas should be auctioned, migration advisers say

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The right to settle in Britain should be auctioned off to wealthy ...

EU migrants face new barrier to accessing UK state benefits

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Iain Duncan Smith announces earnings threshold that must be ...

Sell UK visas to highest bidders, say government immigration advisers

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Proposal to allow wealthy to bid for tier-one visas criticised as ...

UK and Iran agree to re-establish direct diplomatic relations

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UK and Iran agree to re-establish direct diplomatic relations Read more

Student visa system fraud exposed in BBC investigation

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The Home Office has suspended English language tests run by a ...

Immigration minister Mark Harper quits over cleaner’s visa

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Immigration minister Mark Harper has resigned from the government ...

Turkey: Looking South

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Dogged by corruption and political instability, Turkey has seen a ...

Home Office bonuses irresponsible, say MPs

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The Home Office was “irresponsible” to pay its staff ...

Questions to a bisexual asylum seeker in detention

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The following questions are transcribed from the interviewer’s ...

Minimum wage penalties for non-compliant employers to increase

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Employers who do not pay their workers the national minimum wage ...

An Afghan citizen has been granted asylum in the UK for religious reasons – because he is an atheist.

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The man fled to the UK from a conflict involving his family in ...

New service standards for applications made in UK

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Following feedback from customers and partners, UKVI service ...

Polish Immigrants Not In Britain To ‘Grab Benefits’, Insists Ambassador

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Poland’s ambassador to the United Kingdom has defended the ...

Slower immigration could lop 11 percent off UK economy

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A pledge by Britain’s government to slow immigration could ...

Speak English or lose benefits, warns Iain Duncan Smith

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Iain Duncan Smith announces that migrants whose grasp of English ...

Home Office published names of 1,600 illegal immigrants in error

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Personal details of nearly 1,600 illegal immigrants whose ...

Electronic visa waiver (EVW)

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From 1 January 2014, passport holders of Oman, Qatar and the ...

Adverts urging illegal immigrants to leave UK attacked by ex-minister

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Adverts being driven around six London boroughs this week in ...

Memo to Cameron: immigrants aren’t a “constant drain” on the UK – they’re the reverse

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Asked yesterday during a visit to Bentley’s headquarters in ...

The “Life in the UK” test has morphed into a barrier to immigration

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The Life in the United Kingdom citizenship test has become an ...

Immigration system backlog will take 37 YEARS to clear, MPs reveal

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The queue of people waiting to be dealt with in the shambolic ...

UK immigration backlog ‘tops 500,000’ say MPs

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The backlog of unresolved immigration cases has grown to more ...

Prison officer takes Ministry of Justice to employment tribunal over ‘sickness’ sacking

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A former prison officer who was sacked after suffering post ...

Redefining unfair dismissal

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New rules seek to hone legislation covering whistleblowers and ...

Top 10 strangest visa applications revealed including vampire slayer and dog food taster

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A Brazilian dance instructor who wanted to head to Britain to ...

Judge hits out at asylum lawyers

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LAWYERS for asylum seekers have been attacked by one of ...

Barmaid wins case for unfair dismissal against Gorleston Golf Club

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An “internationally famous” golf club is facing a payout, ...

Why Theresa May should back down on immigration bonds

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During his latest international tour, David Cameron again told us ...

CPS employee ‘friended’ defendant on Facebook

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A Crown Prosecution Service employee became Facebook friends with ...

How new UK spouse visa rules turned me into an Englishman in exile

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Think of exiles in modern history, and you think of people forced ...

UK Home Office slammed for ‘no hiding place’ immigration tweet

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The UK Home Office has been criticised after posting a tweet ...

Landlords face £3,000 fines for renting to illegal immigrants

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Landlords who fail to check that their tenants are not illegal ...

Croatia becomes a member of the EU

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30 June 2013 Croatian nationals can enter and live in the UK ...

Revealed: The financial cost of Theresa May’s immigration policy

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The UK will lose £850 million over ten years as a result of new ...

Boris Johnson backs call for one-off amnesty for illegal immigrants

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The Mayor of London challenged the Coalition’s opposition ...

Illegal Immigrants Should Be Given Amnesty, Says Tory Nadhim Zahawi

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David Cameron has shot down suggestions by one of his most loyal ...

David Cameron: Immigrant amnesty ‘is not a good idea’

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David Cameron has bluntly shot down a suggestion from one of his ...

Home Office application forms are changing

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Our application forms are changing We are publishing new versions ...

Gay asylum seeker gives evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee

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A gay asylum seeker from Senegal has given evidence to the Home ...

Visitor bond schemes are not the answer to the problems of immigration

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Home Office plans to pilot a system of bonds to deter visitors ...

The Britons leaving the UK to get their relatives in

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British citizens are bypassing immigration regulations to get ...

Who, what, why: When can you legally travel without a passport?

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Fugitive Edward Snowden is hoping to get to Ecuador, despite not ...

Asylum seekers: nowhere boys

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Several times a month, social workers in Kent are called to the ...

Foreign students ‘feeling less welcome in UK’

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More than half of overseas students in the UK say they have felt ...

‘Flawed’ citizenship test more like a bad pub quiz – US-born Durham academic

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THE UK’S new citizenship test is flawed and more like a bad pub ...

Asylum seeker, aged 26, dies in Villawood detention centre

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A young asylum seeker has died after collapsing in Sydney’s ...

European Court of Justice grapples with secret evidence in UK immigration case

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ZZ v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2013] EUECJ ...

Infosys boss warns UK not to freeze out talent with new visa rules

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India’s leading business trade body has pressed the ...

Britain losing business ‘every minute’ due to Chinese visa rules

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Yu Ning Ning, president of China International Travel Service ...

Migrant Children Are ‘Failed’ By Britain, Says Human Rights Group

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Britain is falling short of obligations set out under ...

Changes to the Immigration Rules – July 2013

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Today, Monday 10 June 2013, a number of minor changes to the ...

UK opens visa category for Commonwealth Games travel

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A new visa category was opened by the UK Border Agency (UKBA), ...

UK’s new visa rules ‘causing anguish’ for families

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New financial rules for migrants from outside the European Union ...

X Factor band Rough Copy leave show over visa issues

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X Factor contestants Rough Copy have been forced to quit the show ...

Immigration policy is ‘at odds with EU law’

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A new legal body should be established to ensure the movement of ...

Auction off immigration visas say Tory MPs

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Under their proposal, foreign tycoons could make offers to pay to ...

Visa rules throw spanner in engineering works

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Overly bureaucratic immigration rules are preventing world-class ...

Cable warns overseas students in ‘immigration panic’

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Speaking at a Global University Summit in London, Mr Cable warned ...

Sharp decline in foreign student numbers

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A steep decline in foreign students coming to study at UK ...

The UK’s immigration crackdown will lead to a loss of international talent

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The government is making significant progress towards its ...

UK English language courses are popular, but UK visa difficulties are not

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Even though some Libyan students currently face difficulties ...

UK immigration continues to fall as overseas student numbers shrink

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Immigration levels into Britain are continuing to fall following ...

UK backing visa-free Euro travel for Emiratis

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Over the past year the UAE has increased its efforts to win ...

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Afghan interpreters to get right to live in UK

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Up to 600 Afghan interpreters who worked alongside British troops ...

Afghan interpreters’ resettlement scheme ‘does not go far enough’

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Lawyers representing Afghan interpreters have welcomed news of a ...

Torture victims win test case over detention in UK immigration centres

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The Home Office has been ordered by the high court to pay ...

South Africa considers £80 visas for Britons as diplomatic ‘tit for tat’ escalates

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A British family of four planning a holiday to South Africa could ...

British authorities demand fingerprints from Kazakhstan handless artist

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British authorities have denied a visa to Kazakhstan’s armless ...

Britain needs 7million MORE immigrants over 50 years to ‘meet the cost of caring for the elderly’

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Britain will need millions more immigrants to cope with an ageing ...

Nick Clegg rocked as ‘depressed’ MP Sarah Teather quits over welfare and immigration policies

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Nick Clegg suffered a big setback on Sunday when the former ...

What today’s introduction of Employment Tribunal Fees really means

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As of this morning, Employment Tribunals – set up to ...

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Immigration Rule changes

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30 September 2013 As previously announced a number of changes to ...


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