The Office of National Statistics reveal that China now provides the biggest total number of immigrants to the UK, recent figures shows that last year were 40,000 people.
We can’t forget that China belongs to the BRIC countries (BRIC is the acronym to the countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China which are all considered to be at a similar stage of newly advanced economic development) China has transcended India, the previous year’s main source of immigrants. The rise relative in relation to other nations has been powered by an increase in students, those seeking work and wealthy Chinese applying for permanent residency.
Specially, Chancellor George Osborne addressing Peking University in October to declare that Britain is open to Chinese business and that there are “no limits” on visitors.
Proactive efforts to attract Chinese tourism, migration and ingoing investment this year from the Immigration professionals have been encouraged by The UK’s.
In iam (immigration and migration) we have a program called Youth Mobility Scheme 2014 for Hong Kong SAR passport holders and Young Britons. The UK Tier 5 – Youth Mobility Scheme is for Hong Kong nationals.
If you are a Hong Kong SAR passport holder and between 18 and 30 years of age, you are eligible to apply under this category. However, before making this application, HKSAR passport holders must obtain a “Certificate of Sponsorship” (CoS) from the Hong Kong Labour Department.
This application is also available for young Britons, who want to go to Hong Kong.
The number of the vacancies will be 1000 for both countries (Hong Kong to UK and UK to Hong Kong) and if your application is successful you will be able to live, work and study in the UK for up to 2 years.
Available from 1 January 2014. The UK has provided the Youth Mobility Scheme for Hong Kong youths with respect to the Working Holiday Scheme of Hong Kong for British citizens.