Category: UK Points Based Visas

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

UK Opens Visa Applications Under Points Based System

The Brexit transition period is about to end on 31st December and with it comes the introduction of UK’s new point-based immigration system The UK government officially launched the post-Brexit visa and immigration system last December 1. Applications are now being accepted for the new Skilled Worker visa, allowing the brightest and best from around…
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UK Visa Statistics: Skilled Worker Visas Being Granted Plummets During Covid-19 Lockdown

The coronavirus pandemic has caused an unprecedented fall in the amount of skilled migration, overseas assignees, intra-company transfers, foreign student numbers and family visa applications. The fall in UK visa statistics numbers reverses the trend of steady increases in the levels of immigration from non-EU countries earlier in the year The latest data are the…
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Everything you need to know about the UK Global Talent visa

In January 2020, the UK government has introduced the Global Talent visa which will replace Tier 1 Exceptional Talent visa effective 20 February 2020.  The visa was introduced to encourage talented minds to work and settle in the UK. The Tier 1 Exceptional Talent route remains open for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) applications only.…
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UK to stop using ‘racist’ visa algorithm after legal challenge

Britain’s government announced on Tuesday 4th August that it will stop using a racist computer algorithm to streamline visa applications. The decision to stop using the algorithm will take effect on August 7, after the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) and Foxglove, a digital rights group, launched a legal challenge against the…
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UKVI Coronavirus exemptions to be extended to August

UK immigration advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents The restrictions on global travel imposed by various countries, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, are creating significant immigration law challenges for UK employers and sponsoring universities. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK’s Home Office department for immigration (UKVI – UK Visas &…
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