Search Results for: United Kingdom

Oct09

BREXIT: No-Deal Brexit Measures for UK Nationals in the EU [UPDATED 9 Oct 2019]

If the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without a ratified Withdrawal Agreement (“no-deal Brexit”), then UK nationals will become third-country (non-EU) nationals immediately.

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Sep11

UNITED KINGDOM: Government Announces Two-Year Post-Study Work Visa

The UK Government has announced a two-year post-study work visa, similar to a scheme scrapped in 2011.

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Sep10

UNITED KINGDOM: Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules

The Home Office has published the latest Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules.

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Aug22

UNITED KINGDOM: Stricter Document Retention Rules for Sponsors

Effective immediately, the Home Office has updated its guidance on document retention for sponsors under the Points Based System.

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Aug20

UNITED KINGDOM: Post-Brexit Immigration System - Update

At a recent event held by senior immigration policy officials, the Home Office affirmed its ongoing commitment toward an updated immigration system, to be introduced in January 2021.

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May30

UNITED KINGDOM: Migration Advisory Committee Recommends Broadening Shortage Occupation List

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) – the Home Office appointed independent immigration advisory body – has published its review of the Shortage Occupation List (SOL).

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May23

UNITED KINGDOM: Nationals of Seven More Countries Can Now Use ePassport Gates

Effective 20 May 2019, visitors to the United Kingdom from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the United States are now able to use ePassport gates at ports across the UK and at juxtaposed controls.

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May09

BREXIT: UK and Ireland Sign Deal to Guarantee Common Travel Area Rights

On 8 May 2019, the governments of Ireland and of the United Kingdom signed a Memorandum of Understanding reaffirming the status, rights and privileges already enjoyed by British and Irish citizens in each others’ states under the Common Travel Area (CTA).

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Apr18

BREXIT: UK and Switzerland Reach Agreement on No-Deal Labour Market Access

At its meeting on 17 April 2019, the Swiss Federal Council approved a temporary agreement with the United Kingdom on mutual labour market access in a no-deal scenario.

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