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Rights of EU Citizens Living in the UK – December 2017 (13 December 2017)

Following months of uncertainty, on Friday 8th December 2017, the Home Office clarified the position for European nationals living in the UK for when the United Kingdom (UK) formally exits the European Union at 11pm on the 29th March 2019.   Read more...

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Sandwell Council pioneers scheme to help children from overseas integrate more quickly (24 August 2017)

Sandwell Council in the West Midlands is pioneering what it says is a trailblazing scheme to support children who have come to the live in the UK, including migrants, refugees and asylum seekers  Read more...

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Takeaway director disqualified for employing illegal worker (17 August 2017)

The director of an Indian takeaway has been disqualified for six years, for failing to comply with UK immigration law at his Chichester business  Read more...

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Eight-year bankruptcy restriction for former Insolvency Practitioner (15 August 2017)

A qualified Insolvency Practitioner in Birmingham has been given an eight- year bankruptcy restrictions undertaking, after an investigation by the Insolvency Agency  Read more...

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Sandwell Council launches European passport return service (15 August 2017)

Sandwell Council in the West Midlands has announced that Sandwell's Register Office is now offering a European passport return service for European Economic Union and Swiss nationals applying to live and work in the UK  Read more...

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Sandwell Council launches European passport return service (15 August 2017)

Sandwell Council in the West Midlands has announced that Sandwell's Register Office is now offering a European passport return service for European Economic Union and Swiss nationals applying to live and work in the UK  Read more...

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Home Office to scrap landing cards for non-EU visitors to UK (7 August 2017)

The Home Office has announced plans to abolish landing cards given to passengers who arrive in the UK from outside the European Union  Read more...

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Migration Advisory Committee to issue call for evidence in report on EU migration (3 August 2017)

The organisation commissioned to report on EU migration to the UK and how this affects the labour market has welcomed the opportunity to contribute to the UK’s “knowledge base” on EU immigration  Read more...

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Home Office commissions report on benefits of EU migration to UK (28 July 2017)

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has commissioned a report from the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) on the economic impact of EU migrants on the UK economy, as part of the government’s Brexit preparations  Read more...

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Theresa May calls for a global initiative to eradicate human trafficking and modern slavery (13 July 2017)

The Prime Minister has called for G20 countries to work together to tackle the global issues of human trafficking and modern slavery  Read more...

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Government publishes proposals on rights of EU citizens after Brexit (27 June 2017)

The UK government has published proposals on rights of EU citizens as part of the UK’s Brexit negotiations with the EU  Read more...

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New package of measures to tackle migration crisis and offer humanitarian support to refugees (27 June 2017)

The government has announced a three-year programme to tackle the migration crisis to help reduce the number of people risking the perilous Central Mediterranean route to Europe – and make sure humanitarian support reaches those in desperate need  Read more...

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ONS figures show boom in population growth from immigration, birth rate and fewer deaths (23 June 2017)

Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the UK has seen the largest growth in population to mid-2016 as a result of immigration, the birth rate and a lower death rate  Read more...

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Home Office announces Immigration Rules concession for offshore wind workers (19 June 2017)

The Home Office department of UK Visas and Immigration has announced a concession for workers joining a construction vessel operating in UK territorial waters up till 21 October 2017  Read more...

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Fall in net migration rattles business and employers (31 May 2017)

The Head of Employment and Skills Policy at the Institute of Directors, Seamus Nevin, has said that the fall in net migration is a “big worry” for employers, give that the fall is the result of some people leaving the UK, as well as fewer migrants coming to work in Britain  Read more...

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Union calls for international students and academics not to be included in net migration figures (25 May 2017)

The University and College Union (UCU) has responded to immigration proposals set out in the Conservative Election Manifesto  Read more...

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Welsh Health Secretary encourages nurses from overseas to work for NHS Wales (17 May 2017)

Welsh Assembly Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has told the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) that nurses from across the world should consider a career in NHS Wales  Read more...

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Youth Mobility visas increase by 11% during 2009- 2016 (4 May 2017)

Independent think tank Migration Watch UK has said in a briefing paper that Home Office figures released in the third quarter of 2016 show the number of Youth Mobility visas issued increased by 11% in the period 2009-2016  Read more...

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Home Office receiving details of undocumented migrants from the NHS (3 May 2017)

Charities and medical organisations have spoken out against a government guidance allowing the Home Office to access details of undocumented migrants seeking medical care  Read more...

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Welsh government announces guarantee on EU student funding for 2018-2019 (26 April 2017)

The Welsh Assembly has announced that EU students studying in Wales who are currently in receipt of student loans from Student Finance Wales 2018-2019 will remain eligible for support from loans and grants  Read more...

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Companies House announces changes to UK anti-money laundering measures (20 April 2017)

Companies House has announced that there will be changes to existing anti-money laundering measures, beginning on 26 June 2017  Read more...

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New fast-track system to speed up immigration and asylum appeals (19 April 2017)

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced that a new fast-track system to speed up immigration and asylum appeals for those in detention has been drawn up, which Ministers say will save millions of pounds every year  Read more...

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BHA report highlights need for migrant workers in hospitality sector post Brexit (6 April 2017)

A report by the British Hospitality Association (BHA) has predicted that, if there is no new immigration in the UK, there will be a shortfall of an estimated 62,000 workers in the hospitality sector  Read more...

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Trustee removed from charity after found to be a conduit for immigration fraud (5 April 2017)

The Charity Commission has decided that a trustee of a charity breached its legal duties to protect the charity’s assets, by using the charity as a conduit to commit immigration fraud  Read more...

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Jail for gang who operated “cash for brides” immigration scam (22 March 2017)

Croydon Crown Court has jailed a gang which flew Lithuanian women into the UK to act as brides in bogus marriages  Read more...

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Five-year disqualification for restaurant director who employed illegal workers (21 March 2017)

An investigation by the Insolvency Service has led to the disqualification of a restaurant director, after he failed to ensure that the business completed relevant immigration checks on its employees, resulting in the employment of two illegal workers  Read more...

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New analysis finds London employment market tends to attract skilled migrants (7 March 2017)

PwC and London First have published a first-of-its-kind analysis of the role of migration on London’s economy – Facing Facts: the impact of migrants on London, its workforce and economy  Read more...

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CBI calls for “honest debate” about immigration and how skills gaps will be closed when UK leaves EU (6 March 2017)

CBI Director-General Carolyn Fairbairn has called for an honest debate about immigration as the UK leaves the EU  Read more...

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FCO issues statement on Presidential executive order on inbound migration to US (31 January 2017)

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has issued a statement on President Trump’s executive order on inbound migration to the US.  Read more...

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Prime Minister sets out UK objectives on immigration strategies post-Brexit (18 January 2017)

Prime Minister Theresa May has set out her negotiating objectives for Britain leaving the European Union (EU), outlining 12 objectives which clarify the UK’s stance on control of immigration, trade agreements, workers’ rights and rights for EU nationals in Britain and British nationals in the EU following Brexit.  Read more...

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Considerate Constructors Scheme checklist updated to cover illegal workers (11 January 2017)

A monitoring checklist by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) has been updated across all five sections, including new questions on right to work in the UK, in response to feedback from scheme monitors last year.  Read more...


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