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Those who enter the UK illegally will find it harder to stay under fundamental reforms in the Nationality and Borders Bill.
New statistics show there were 6 million applications to the EU Settlement Scheme by 30 June 2021, securing EU citizens’ rights in the UK.
New immigration route provides greater opportunity for talented international graduates.
Windrush Compensation Scheme has now paid out over £20.4 million and offered a further £9 million.
The Windrush Compensation Scheme has now paid out over £14 million in compensation and has offered a further £12 million.
Roles added to the Shortage Occupation List.
Route is for international students who want to work following the successful completion of a course of study at UK bachelor’s degree-level or above.
App comes as thousands of people apply to the BN(O) visa route.
The UK government will deliver on its commitment to open a new visa for Hong Kong BN(O) status holders on Sunday.
Deadline to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme 30 June 2021.
The Windrush Compensation Scheme has been reformed following a consultation with the Windrush Working Group.
The UK has announced the successful transfer of 28 asylum seekers from Greece to reunite with their family members here, showing its ongoing global leadership in providing refuge for the most vulnerable.
Home Office Minister Kevin Foster attended the UK’s first virtual citizenship ceremony today.
The Home Secretary has launched a cross-government working group to address challenges faced by the Windrush generation and their descendants.
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.
Due to the international effort to reduce the spread of coronavirus, the UK Visa Application Centre in Accra will be closed to the public effective immediately.
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).