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March 2017 UK Immigration Update

Changes to the immigration rules fulfill the Migration Advisory Committee’s previous recommendations. On March 16, the UK government announced changes to the UK’s immigration rules, implementing the final phase of...more

November 2016 UK Immigration Update

The changes are designed to incentivise businesses to reduce their reliance on migrant workers. On 3 November, the UK government announced changes to the UK immigration rules, implementing revisions that the Migration...more

Immigration Implications of ‘Brexit’

A “leave” vote on 23 June 2016 could have significant impact on employee and individual mobility, immigration, and UK citizenship status. Considering the charged political atmosphere around immigration issues and EU free...more

President Obama Announces Executive Actions on Immigration

The actions will prioritize immigration enforcement, offer temporary work authorization to undocumented immigrants, and implement changes that benefit highly skilled workers....more

Further Changes Announced to UK Immigration Rules

The changes will include longer visas for Tier 2, new minimum salary thresholds for Tier 2, and an increase in maintenance fund thresholds for Point-Based System migrants....more

3/26/2014  /  Immigrants , Immigration Reform , UK

UK Government Announces Further Changes to Immigration Rules

Changes to the business visitor rules, Tiers 2 and 5 of the Points-Based System, application documentation requirements, and the Life in the UK Test take effect on 1 October. On 6 September, the UK government announced...more

UK Immigration Law Update

Employers in the UK should be aware of key legal developments, including an increase in unannounced compliance visits and recent updates to the Sponsorship Management System. Over the last few months there have been a...more

8/29/2013  /  EU , Immigrants , Immigration Reform , UK , Visas

Department of State Releases August 2013 Visa Bulletin

EB-2 category for individuals chargeable to India advances by more than three years. ...more

Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013

The first major immigration proposal in several years contains sweeping changes, with the president potentially signing a version by mid-June....more

The Second Obama Term: President Outlines Major Immigration Overhaul

Second term begins with an increased focus on immigration issues; Congress signals bipartisan agreement on similar principles. On January 29, just a few weeks after President Barack Obama reconfirmed his commitment to...more

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