1 April 2010 New super premium service for applications
On Tuesday 6 April the UK Border Agency is launching a new service for customers applying to extend their permission to stay in the UK.
The quarterly updates to the codes of practice for sponsored skilled workers have been published today.
A revised version of the Tier 2 policy guidance was published on the UK Border Agency website on 1 October 2009. Unfortunately this included an error which was not identified until after publication.
Section 55 of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009 comes into force today.
An amended version of the Tier 4 policy guidance, which covers applications to study in the UK under the points-based system, has been published today.
If you are planning to apply for indefinite leave to remain (or settlement) in the UK , you will need to be aware of the introduction of new rules for applications made on or after 2 April 2007 . They will require applicants to show that they have a sufficient knowledge of language and life in the UK in order to qualify for settlement.
Plans requiring would-be-citizens to earn enough points to stay permanently in the United Kingdom were revealed by the Government today.
The Immigration Rules relating to marriage visas are changing for serving members of the armed forces.
From today, identity cards for foreign nationals are being rolled out to another category of migrant: skilled workers and their dependants.
The global rollout of fingerprint checks on all visa applicants is complete three months ahead of schedule.