A round up of news and information regarding immigration matters concerning the United Kingdom.
Presented weekly, this compiles important features and news items as well as any British government/UKBA changes to regulations.
By Charles Kelly
UK work restrictions on Bulgarian and Romanian nationals will be extended until the end of 2013, Immigration Minister Damian Green announced today. Romanian and Bulgarian (EU2/A2) nationals seeking to work in the UK will still need permission from the UK Border Agency before they can work in the UK...e.g. Work Permit or Yellow Card...Full story...
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Net migration to the UK in 2010 was 252,000 - the highest figure for any calendar year on record, statistics show. However, data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed that immigration remained at roughly the same 591,000 but there was a fall in the number of people leaving the UK. Full story...
Care homes are facing a staffing crisis following a government clampdown on non-EU immigration and changes to Tier 2 work visa rules. Care industry employers looking for staff are increasingly turning to EU member workers from Eastern European countries such as Poland, Bulgaria and Romania.
A bogus European bride was jailed this week after she admitted taking £400 to marry a Pakistani stranger in an EEA marriage scam. Sham marriage fixers are fully aware of these rules, which is why non-EU immigrants are set up with EU partners.
If you need any immigration advice or help with Sponsorship or Work Permits, Visa, ILR/Settlement, Citizenship, dependant visa or an appeal against a refusal please email:
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Majestic College offer special packages for EU students - NVQ or QCF Vocational courses which allow students to effectively work full time because they are taking a vocational course. They also have a number of employers looking for staff right now and are willing to offer jobs to Bulgarians and Romanians.
Majestic College also offer free support with BR1 or Yellow Card applications.
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