Changes to Immigration System

Earlier this month, a number of changes to the UK immigration system were announced by the immigration minister; which will have a direct impact on student visas.

Student Visas for Brazilian and Chinese Students Increase

According to migration figures published late last month (February), the number of students entering the UK from the Indian subcontinent has decreased over the last couple of years.

UK Must Align With Shengen Visa Area

Within their 2014 economic impact report, the World Travel and Tourism Council have suggested that the UK needs to align its procedures with the Shengen visa area, in an attempt to simplify access to the UK for travellers.

Net Migration Experiences Rise

According to recent statistics, there has been a 30 percent rise in net migration in the year to September; with the economic situation within Southern Europe being cited as the reason behind the increase.

Non-EU Migrant Sponsor Rules Keeping Families Apart

Earlier this month, it was reported that a minimum income requirement for non-European Union migrants was unfair, and was keeping families apart.

New Law Journal: Historic victory for gurkhas

The following is an article that appeared in the New Law Journal about last week’s historic Gurkha case: Historic victory for gurkhas: offspring of Gurkha veterans win landmark legal challenge Two sons of British Army Gurkha veterans have won a landmark … Continue reading

Veteran Gurkha Ruling: “Let it ring from the mountain tops of Nepal”

On 21 January 2013 the Court of Appeal in London provided the final piece in the jigsaw of righting the injustice suffered by members of the Brigade of Gurkhas and their families over settlement in the UK. In appeals brought by  Roshan … Continue reading

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