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Applicants: Family migration changes announced - updated

13 June 2012

On 11 June 2012 the Government announced changes to the Immigration Rules for non-European Economic Area (non-EEA) nationals applying to enter or remain in the UK on the family migration route. The new Immigration Rules will also unify consideration under the rules and Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, by defining the basis on which a person can enter or remain in the UK on the basis of their family or private life.

Today (13 June 2012) rules have been laid in Parliament which will bring these changes into effect, alon...