The Home Office have announced a reduction in net migration and heralded this as a success. Many question the value of this fall and current policies are branded by some as being damaging to the UK’s reputation internationally and to UK business.
The Home Office have been criticised for the rapid introduction of new rules without following due democratic process and accused of rushing the introduction of new rules without proper consideration and due diligence.
Two senior judges have ruled that the temporary UK immigration limit imposed from 28 June on Tier 1 and Tier 2 skilled migrants from outside the European Union is unlawful because ministers sidestepped proper parliamentary approval when it was introduced.
Theresa May announced the new immigration cap, to commence in April 2011, ignoring many of the Migration Advisory Committee’s key recommendations. The total Tier 1 and Tier 2 Visas that will be approved has been limited to 21,700 and does not include the Intra-Company Transfer route. The new limit will be set annually and thus […]
The Prime Minister is understood to have been influenced by business concerns that the cap introduced after the election is preventing highly-skilled people from coming to this country and thus damaging British business and the economy.
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