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Policy paper: Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules: HC532, 10 July 2014

This document sets out the specific changes to the Immigration Rules on given dates.

 
News story: Changes to the immigration rules will clamp down on visa abuse

The entrepreneur route is intended to allow migrants to set up businesses in the UK in order to create jobs and growth. However evidence from tax records shows that people on expiring student visas are transferring to entrepreneur status under the pretence of setting up a business when they are actually working in low skilled jobs.

Entrepreneur route targeted after the closure of the post-study work visa route

Visa statistics suggest that individuals and organised criminals began to target the entrepreneur option once the post study work visa, which allowed students to stay on after their...

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Statement to Parliament: Statement of changes in Immigration Rules

Security and Immigration Minister (James Brokenshire):

My Rt Hon Friend the Home Secretary is today laying before the House a Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules.

These changes will implement restrictions on the ability of those already present in the UK as a Tier 4 (Student) or Tier 1 (Post Study Work) migrant to make an in-country application for an extension of stay as a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur).

The Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) category is for those who wish to establish a genuine business which will generate jobs in the UK. It has, however, become clear that the majority of those appl...

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Statement to Parliament: Hansard correction

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

With regards to the written answer I gave to my noble colleague, Lord Hylton, on 26 February 2014, Official Report columns WA264 and 265, 2 tables of data were provided in column WA265. These tables are incorrect and do not form part of the answer.

The answer should have been:

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s government how many appeals against (1) refusal of refugee status, (2) human rights claims, or (3) claims for humanitarian protection, have been made from outside the United Kingdom since the coming into force of the Immigration and Asylum Act 2002; and ...

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Guidance: Seamen

UK Visas and Immigration modernised guidance for how decisions are made about applications from Seamen arriving in the UK as operational crew of a ship or as passengers coming to join a ship as operational crew.

 
Guidance: Guidance on the main immigration routes for artists and entertainers coming to the UK for visits or work.

Read this guide if you are considering on making a visa application, or sponsoring an applicant if they want to work in the UK.

You should read the guidance before you apply.

 
Guidance: Use of force when removing people from UK: Home Office response

This document responds to the recommendations of the Independent Advisory Panel on Non-Compliance Management report. The report suggests a safe framework to the Home Office for using force when removing people from the UK. It includes a training package for detainee custody officers who escort those being removed from the UK.

See the written ministerial statement on a ‘new system of restraint for managing people safely during immigration removals’. This was ...

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Guidance: Use of force when removing people from the UK: a restraint system

This report of the Independent Advisory Panel on Non-Compliance Management suggests a safe framework to the Home Office for using force when removing people from the UK. It includes a training package for detainee custody officers who escort those being removed from the UK.

The Home Office has published its response to the report and a written ministerial statement on a ‘new system of restraint for managing people safely during immigration removals’ has been...

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