Tier 1 & 2: Changes

From 12 October 2010, the UK Border Agency has introduced a new requirement for applications to work in the UK under Tier 1 (General), Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) or any Tier 2 category of the points-based system.
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Zimbabwe

Ministers have today made a written statement to Parliament announcing that the UKBA will be resuming enforced returns of failed asylum seekers to Zimbabwe. Read More...

Eaves Poppy Project

The Poppy Project is an Eaves service which provides support for female survivors of trafficking. Read More...

France: Roma expulsions

The European commission ordered France to comply with an EU directive on the free movement of EU citizens or face legal action over its expulsion of thousands of Roma. Read More...

English Language Requirement

Leading lawyers, Rabinder Singh QC and Aileen McColan, advising Liberty say that making spouses pass English language tests could be discriminatory and could amount to a breach of the right to family life under the Human Rights Act. They sight Read More...

Tier 4: Changes

Tier 4 students who still have leave to remain within the UK in their passport can now make a new application for a UK visa from outside the UK, the UK Border Agency announced.
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Immigration Rules: Changes

The English language requirement for spouse and partners has been introduced. It takes effect for new applications made on or after 29 November 2010. Also changed are Read More...