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UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)
The bereavement scheme has been extended to the families and dependants of NHS support staff and social care workers who die as a result of contracting coronavirus (COVID-19).
Doctors, nurses and paramedics with visas due to expire before 1 October 2020 will have them automatically extended for one year.
Leave extended to 31 May for individuals who are currently unable to return home at the end of their visa.
The bill will end free movement and give the government full control of UK borders for the first time in four decades.
Abi Tierney has been appointed as the new Director General of Her Majesty’s Passport Office (HMPO) and UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI).
New points-based immigration system will open up the UK to the brightest and the best from around the world.
Top scientists to be given fast-tracked entry into the UK.
More top scientists and researchers are to be given fast tracked entry to the UK.
The shortage of occupation list has today been expanded to include a range of skilled occupations, following changes to the Immigration Rules.
The world’s top scientists will be encouraged to move to the UK under a shake-up of immigration rules announced by the Prime Minister today.
The Home Secretary Sajid Javid has asked the Migration Advisory Committee to review and advise on salary thresholds for the future immigration system.
The Home Office is undertaking a year-long engagement programme around the future skills-based immigration system.
Caroline Nokes met with entrepreneurs and academics as part of the government’s engagement on the future immigration system.
Sajid Javid met business leaders in Aberdeen to listen to their views on the future immigration system.
Letter from Home Secretary Sajid Javid to Rt Hon Yvette Cooper MP, Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC).
It will be easier and more convenient to apply for citizenship or to stay in the UK for study or work.
The second phase will include staff in the higher education, health and social care sectors.
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