September 18, 2018

EU workers should be given “no preference” 
for visas, new MAC report suggests

New Migration Advisory Committee report recommends “no preference” for EU worker visas EU citizens should not be given preferential access when applying for UK visas, according to the long-awaited Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report on the future of EEA migration. The EEA migration in the UK: Final report was commissioned by the former Home Secretary.

September 10, 2018

Does being born in the UK 
make you a British citizen?

There have been a growing number of stories in recent years of people who have lived in the UK their whole lives suddenly finding that they are not considered British citizens and do not necessarily have the right to continue living and working here. Many people assume that if they are born in the UK.

June 15, 2018

Immigration cap for doctors and nurses lifted by Home Office

From today, thousands more overseas doctors and nurses will be able to work in the NHS following the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid’s, announcement that they would be excluded from the government’s standard cap on visas for skilled workers. Previously, visas given to foreign doctors and nurses were counted towards the overall cap on Tier 2.

June 13, 2018

Two-thirds of foreign doctors applying to work in the UK refused visas

Thousands of applications from overseas doctors looking to work in the UK have been refused, according to recently released official figures. Of 3,597 requests by doctors for Tier 2 visas received by the Home Office between 6 November 2017 and 5 April 2018, only 34% were accepted. This means more than 2,300 doctors were denied.

April 24, 2018

Who can qualify for an Exceptional Talent visa?

Each year a limited number of people are able to apply for a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa, allowing them to live and work in the UK on the basis of their leading expertise in a particular field. The number of Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) allocations available each year was recently raised from 1,000 to.

August 24, 2016

What will happen to EU citizens after Brexit?

It is estimated that there are around 3.8 million citizens of other EU countries living in the UK, making up about 6% of the country’s population. While the government have repeatedly made assurances that their right to stay in the UK will be protected once we leave the EU, it is understandable for EU migrants.