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Archive for February, 2015

February 26th, 2015

Tier 1 (General) Category will be Closed from 6th April 2015

You can’t apply for a Tier 1 (General) category visa if you’re outside the UK, and you normally can’t switch to it from other immigration categories. From 6 April 2015 it will be closed to applicants who want to extend their visa.

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February 24th, 2015

Large numbers of Tier 2 visa holders could be forced to leave the UK

The UK authorities have proclaimed a clampdown on fake Tier-2 visa sponsorships, which may result in up to 2,500 migrants forced to leave the country. Read the rest of this entry »

February 16th, 2015

Changes to the UK Immigration Rules for Tier 2 Sponsors

Recent changes to the Tier 2 which became effective in November 2014 have placed new Sponsor Licence applications and Tier 2 applications under scrutiny by the Home Office. The main change in regards to Tier 2 is the introduction of a ‘genuineness’ test.

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