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UK warning: extensions for Tier 1 General visa holders will close on 6 April 2015

  • Faegre Baker Daniels
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 22 2014

In April, the Home Office announced that Tier 1 General migrants will no longer be able to apply for an extension of their leave to remain in the UK

Is the UK sending mixed messages to Tier 1 investors?

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 16 2014

The past few weeks have seen a number of announcements and recommendations relating to Tier 1 (Investor) visas. Below is a summary of the current

Update on illegal working in the UK

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 16 2014

On 9 April 2014, the government announced tougher enforcement action to tackle illegal working in the UK. Employers now face more stringent measures

No more extensions for Tier 1 (General) migrants

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 14 2014

The changes to the Immigration Rules mean that Tier 1 (General) migrants can no longer extend their leave to remain after 5 April 2015 or apply for

Changes to Tiers 2 and 5 sponsor guidance

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 11 2014

On 6 April 2014, along with changes in the Immigration Rules, the Home Office published a new version of the Tier 2 and 5 sponsor guidance. These

Significant changes to Immigration Rules

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 11 2014

Changes to the Immigration Rules were introduced on April 6 2014, which will significantly affect several visa routes. The Tier 1 Exceptional Talent

Statutory residence test and ATED

  • Boodle Hatfield
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 9 2014

Despite significant taxation changes in recent years the UK remains very attractive for overseas individuals looking to relocate permanently or

Revised Tier 4 sponsor guidance published

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2014

The Home Office has published new Tier 4 sponsor guidance, which took effect from 6 April 2014. This is the first version to be published in three

Changes to the Immigration Rules from 6 April 2014

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 7 2014

Tier 2 (ICT) and Tier 2 (General) applicants may now be granted up to five years’ leave, rather than three

UK immigration: change to Tier 2, application fees and TB testing

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 2 2014

On April 6, 2014, several amendments to the UK Immigration Rules and procedures will take effect. Most of the changes will impact Tier 2, the route