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UK immigration policy: Migration Advisory Committee publishes analysis (rather than recommendations) on Tier 2 minimum salary thresholds
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 13 2015

Following a call for evidence in relation to a proposed increase in Tier 2 salary minimum thresholds on which we reported in June, we submitted a


Statutory residence test the big question
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2015

The meaning of a “home” and the circumstances of a spouse can create serious problems when determining an individual’s residence


Tier 1 applicants required to provide criminal record certificates
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

The government has introduced a new requirement for Tier 1 entry clearance applicants to provide criminal record certificates. From 1 September 2015


Migration Advisory Committee’s second consultation regarding a wider review of Tier 2 now launched
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2015

As we previously reported the Prime Minister’s newly formed Immigration Taskforce has commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee to: conduct a


Migration Advisory Committee announces review of Tier 2 minimum salary thresholds urgent call for evidence
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2015

On 10 June 2015 the Home Secretary commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), an independent, non-departmental public body that advises the


Demand for Tier 2 (General) restricted Certificates of Sponsorship exceeds monthly quota
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 15 2015

In the last 24 hours, the June 2015 quota for Tier 2 (General) Restricted Certificates of Sponsorship (RCoS) has been met for the very first time


UK election 2015 - your top ten immigration questions answered
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 29 2015

In the run up to the General Election on 7 May, our Business Immigration team will answer some of the most topical immigration issues being raised by


Important immigration changes - Spring 2015
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2015

A number of immigration-related changes have occurred recently with more coming into effect over the coming months. Changes coming into force on 6


All-Party Parliamentary Group on Migration publishes report following consultation on tier 1 post study work category closure
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 2 2015

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Migration last week published its much anticipated report on the closure of the Tier 1 Post Study Work


May day! Is Theresa putting British business in peril?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 24 2014

With the general election rapidly approaching, Home Secretary Theresa May is clearly still under pressure to reduce net migration in the hope of