Search Results for: Tier 2 Visa (formerly UK Work Permit).

New 5 year Crime and Law Enforcement Strategy

Border & Immigration Minister, Phil Woolas said “The agency is the UK\’s first line of defence against criminals, smugglers and illegal immigrants. Protecting the public lies at the heart of what we do. Combating border and immigration crime, such as drugs smuggling and large-scale facilitation of illegal entry, is a core part of that role. […]

New PBS Guidance Documents Released

Key Changes Tier 2 (formerly UK Work Permit): Clarification of SOC codes 2411 and 1112 (covering Director, Chief Executive & Legal Partner roles in relation to the Resident Labour Market Test Clarification on the policy covering Tier 1 (Post Study Work) to Tier 2 (General) switching applications A Rated Tier 2 Licensed Companies can now […]

Citizenship Points Test UKBA Analysis of Consultation Responses

The consultation was undertaken by many significant groups including; The Immigration Advisory Service, Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants, Liberty, Mayor of London, Refugee Action, Scottish Government, The Law Society, The London Assembly, TUC. POLLING SURVEY RESULTS Do you agree or disagree that a points-based test should be introduced as part of the application […]

75% Immigration Cut?

The announcement was made following the release of a Declaration on Immigration from the Cross Party Group on Balanced Migration on the 6th January 2010. In the declaration Parliamentarians from both major political parties urged Gordon Brown and David Cameron to place in this year’s party election manifestos a firm commitment to do what is […]