Fast-track visa

A fast-track visa system has been extended across India by the UK government as it races the EU to lure talent to its shores. The Super Priority visa service – where applicants can pay to have a visa decision made within 24 hours – has been rolled out across eight new locations in India. It…

Damning report uncovers embarrassing failings in the migrant sponsor licence system

A damning report into the way Home Office inspectors monitor business holding sponsor licences to employ migrants reveals a stretched system beset by operational failures that is unable to meet obligations and open to abuse.    The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration (ICIBI) investigation into Home Office monitoring and enforcement of licence holders…

Decreasing immigration a cause for worry

During the pandemic, there was a decrease in the immigration applications from South Africa. The recent data published by the UK’s national statistics office showed that there are many immigrants living in the country.  A survey was conducted to see that the number of immigrants that were living in the UK, belongs to which country….

Health and Care Sector needs to be assessed and added to SOL

Rishi Sunak’s new budget, released on 3 March 2021, brought forth a long list of changes that are being implemented in the coming months. The budget is majorly focused on improving the previous items in the list of the things not working well.  One such change that was announced was the inclusion of 8 new…

A new visa system introduced to make immigration easier for highly educated individuals

Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced the new visa system’s introduction. This visa system is particularly applicable to highly educated individuals who work in science, research, technology and finance.  A new fintech visa announced a couple of weeks back, and this new system is an extension to the same. This new system aims…

Immigration Haul

The U.K. government has been working for quite a while to create a system in which people cannot take advantage of where the last-minute claims by offenders and asylum seekers are concerned.  The government has often been quoted saying that the number of last-minute pledges by immigration offenders has become a business. People are taking…

On March 22, 2021 | In General | By A Y & J Solicitors

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