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UNITED KINGDOM: Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules

October 23, 2020

On 22 October 2020, the UK government has published a Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules, introducing the expected “Points-Based” Immigration System.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Immigration Health Surcharge

October 14, 2020

The increase in the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) from £400 to £624, will take effect on 27 October 2020. UK immigration applications submitted before 27 October will therefore be significantly cheaper.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Increase of Immigration Health Surcharge Postponed (Updated 1 Oct)

September 24, 2020

The planned increase in the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) from £400 to £624 has been postponed until at least 15 October 2020.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Further Details of the Future Immigration System

July 13, 2020

The UK government has released further details of its proposed new points-based system for employment immigration routes, due to take effect from 1 January 2021, under which free movement will end and EU nationals will be covered by the same rules as non-EU nationals.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Immigration Health Surcharge to Increase from October 2020

March 11, 2020

The UK government has announced that, effective October 2020, the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) will increase from £400 to £624 per year.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Government Publishes Policy Statement on Future Immigration System

February 28, 2020

The UK government has released more details of its proposed new ‘points-based’ system for employment immigration routes, due to take effect from 1 January 2021, under which free movement will end and EU nationals will be covered by the same rules as non-EU nationals.

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UNITED KINGDOM: New Fast-Track Visa Scheme for Top Scientists

February 20, 2020

The UK Government has announced that the Global Talent route, a visa scheme for top scientists, researchers and mathematicians, will open on 20 February 2020.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Government Publishes Policy Statement on Future Immigration System

February 19, 2020

The UK government has released more details of its proposed new ‘points-based’ system for employment immigration routes, due to take effect from 1 January 2021, under which free movement will end and EU nationals will be covered by the same rules as non-EU nationals.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Migration Advisory Committee Recommends Limiting Points-Based System to Skilled Workers Without Job Offer

January 29, 2020

The Migration Advisory Committee has published its report responding to the government’s request to consider how a points-based system (PBS) could be introduced in the UK.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Further Changes to Immigration Rules for No-Deal Brexit

October 25, 2019

On 24 October 2019, the UK government published another statement of changes to the Immigration Rules to prepare for a potential no-deal Brexit.

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