UK Immigration News Round-Up 18 Feb 2012

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UK Immigration News Round-Up 18 Feb 2012

A view across the gardens to the Palm House in Kew Gardens, in London, England.?Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.?

This week's stories

New student visa rules and end date for Post Study Work Visa announced,

Institute of Directors attacks crackdown on foreign students and Post Study Work visa abolition,

Sex offender deported following 5 year legal battle,

Tier 2 and Tier 5 working visa applications available online,

Top Immigration Judge told to scrap human rights ruling on foreign killer,

UK Border Agency name and shame employers who employ illegal workers

New Tier 4 student visa rules will come into force ?within weeks' in order to ?cut abuse of the student visa route and ensure that only the brightest and the best students can stay and work in the UK', Immigration Minister Damian Green announced this week.

International non-EU students are currently allowed work in the UK for 2 years after their studies have finished under the Tier 1 PSW (Post-study work) route. But from 6 April, a more ?selective' system will be implemented restricting the right to stay to international graduates who qualify under new rules. Full story.

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Institute of Directors attacks crackdown on foreign students and Post Study Work visa abolition

UK government measures to close the Post Study Work visa route thereby restricting work foreign students can do following graduation is a "retrograde step" that will undermine Britain's higher education sector, a leading business group has warned this week.

Sex offender deported following 5 year legal battle

A violent convicted sex attacker who continued to commit crimes while using human rights laws to fight efforts to deport him has finally been sent back to Sierra Leone, the Evening Standard reports.

Tier 2 and Tier 5 working visa applications available online

Migrant workers under Tiers 2 and 5 of the points-based system can apply and pay their application fees online if they are already in the UK, the UK Border Agency announced this week.

Top Immigration Judge told to scrap human rights ruling on foreign killer

A senior British Immigration Judge has been ordered to scrap a ruling which allowed a foreign killer to stay in Britain on human rights grounds.

UK Border Agency name and shame employers who employ illegal workers

The UK Border Agency are to name and shame organisations who employ illegal workers by publishing quarterly reports detailing the civil penalties or fines issued. Employers should be aware of the pitfalls when employing non-EU and EU workers. This year government introduced a cap on non-EU migration and has restricted students in private colleges from working.

Overseas students and workers can qualify for a tax refund

You could qualify for a Tax refund if you are an overseas student, work permit holder, Tier 1, Yellow or Blue Card - in fact any visa type - even if you are no longer legal!

Click here to find out if you qualify for a tax refund.

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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