Monthly Archives: January 2012

English language tests for applications under Tiers 1, 2 and 4 of the points-based system

The amendments include: • the City & Guilds test scores now show ‘pass’ and there is a separate English language test for spouse/partner applications. • for City & Guilds tests the documents required for a migrants application have been amended. • ETS have changed the way that the scores for their TOEFL ibt (internet based […]

UK immigration to begin processing visitor visas for Olympic Games

The press release from UK Border Agency noted that the Games are expected to be the biggest event that the UK has ever hosted and that many extra visitors will arrive during the busy summer period in 2012. It is advised to apply as soon as possible so UK immigration officials can process your application […]

UK visas for Pakistanis issued faster

All UK visa applicants can benefit from the new facility located in Karachi where a UK visa can be issued within 15 working days on receipt of a complete application with relevant documents. The premium service should lead to faster services to the business community in Pakistan and also make it quicker and easier for […]

UK foreign nurse immigration falls

Immigration bans included the UK Department of Health, 2005, placing a ban on actively recruiting nurses from countries receiving UK aid. Nevertheless, BBRU researchers said such interventions had not resulted in improved retention of nurses in their home countries. The study identified a decline in the number of internationally trained nurses emigrating to the UK […]