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Business Immigration Update Changes to Tier 2 of the Points Based System
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2016

Following the Migration Advisory Committee's January recommendations regarding the Government's proposals to restrict Tier 2 of the Points Based


Sports immigration - Brexit’s latest political football
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 21 2016

In the Bosman ruling in 1995 the European Court of Justice declared that, in accordance with the Treaty of Rome’s rules regarding the principle of


Brexit: “bloody nightmare” and “bureaucratic crisis”? A UK immigration perspective
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 1 2016

If the UK votes to 'Brexit' on 23 June, it is impossible to comment at this stage on what becomes of the 3 million or so EU nationals living in the


Migration Advisory Committee Publishes Tier 2 Recommendations
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2016

Throughout last year we updated clients and contacts on the MAC's mandate from the Government to review Tier 2 of the UK's Points Based System "with


UK industry’s response to Government proposals to limit skilled immigration
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2015

The Government has commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee to review Tier 2 of the UK's immigration system "with a view to significantly


Alcohol, entertainment and food review UK - licensing without Hiccups
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 29 2015

It is difficult to escape the fact that the Rugby World Cup is being hosted in the UK this Autumn and we are already excited at the prospect! The


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