Family migration policy equality statement
- UK Visas and Immigration
- Part of:
- Family and private life immigration rule changes 9 July 2012 and Immigration and borders
- First published:
- 13 June 2012
UK Visas and Immigration family migration policy equality statement.
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The UK benefits from immigration but not from uncontrolled immigration. The government is committed to reforming all immigration routes to the UK to reduce net migration back to sustainable levels: tens of thousands a year.
The goal is a more selective, more responsive system that commands public confidence and serves the UK‟s economic interests.
We have made major reforms to the economic routes: skilled work, study and settlement from work. We now need to turn to the family route: those seeking to settle in the UK as the non-EEA partner of a sponsor who is a British citizen or a person settled here or as the dependant of the migrant partner.
Published: 13 June 2012