March 28, 2018

UK Visa quota Tier 2 blocks NHS doctors

The UK Tier 2 Visa quota is blocking NHS doctors from outside the EU and NHS hospitals are struggling to fill the skill shortages. The UK Home office is denying the entry of these doctors. The NHS has blamed that UK Tier 2 Visa quota is blocking the entry of non-EU migrants. The limited sponsorship […]

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March 28, 2018

Sponsors of Tier 2 UK visas warned of winter delays

Sponsors of Tier 2 UK visas have been warned of winter delays as this category is used by employers to sponsor non-EU workers under the general visa categories. A report has been published by Personnel Today in this regard. It elaborates those applications for sponsorship of restricted certificates is not guaranteed success. These are required […]

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March 28, 2018

UK hikes HS for immigrants to 400

The UK has hiked Health Surcharge for immigrants – students and short-term visitors to 400 pounds from the existing 200 pounds for health services. It is applicable to Indians as well. This decision has been taken in order to enhance the collection of funds for National Health Services. Students from outside the EU and long […]

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March 28, 2018

Malaysia issued over 730,000 e-visas from May 2017

Malaysia had issued up to 734,364 electronic visas (e-visas) until 5 March after they were introduced for 10 nations on 1 May 2017, the Dewan Rakyat (the lower house of the Parliament of Malaysia) was told on 6 March. Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister, said that e-visa allowed nationals of these […]

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March 28, 2018

Reduction of migration to affect UK growth

Curtailing migration to the United Kingdom would, in all probability, reduce output and employment growth of the country, said an interim report commissioned by the UK government on 27 March. The MAC (Migration Advisory Committee) report was quoted by Reuters as saying that reduced migration would in all likelihood cause a growth of total employment […]

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