Visas News:

Immigration: No visas for low-skilled workers, government says
… Low-skilled workers would not get visas under post-Brexit immigration plans…


Immigration: 'People don't want to work outdoors in the UK'
…. The policy would see low-skilled workers unable to obtain visas. The BBC's Vicki Young… on the policy. Read more: No visas for low-skilled workers, government says…


Immigration: New rules would see 'severe' carer shortage
… threshold to determine whether a worker qualifies for a "skilled" visa would be lowered… from £30,000 to £25,600 "skilled" visa would be lowered from £30,000 to £25,600… visas. However, the threshold would be as low as £20,480 for people in "specific…


UK immigration plans 'devastating' for Scotland, says Sturgeon
… system which would not give visas to low-skilled workers. UK ministers want to "move… work? How would a Scottish visa work? At present, migration policy is entirely… to Holyrood to set up a distinct system . They propose adding a Scottish-specific visa


Australia bushfires: Backpackers can stay longer if they help rebuild
…Backpackers in Australia on working holiday visas may now be able to stay…, these visas let people work in the same place for six months - but that's just been upped…, it will also help them apply for a visa to spend a second year in Australia. Previously…


How could a UK points-based immigration system work?
… different factors like skills and language into account when awarding visas which would… 19 February, the government says that to get a visa, applicants from anywhere… points to be eligible for a visa. The most straightforward route to the final 20…


Immigration: Eight ways new laws will affect industry
…-Brexit immigration system. Low-skilled workers will not receive visas and the Home…. And in the meantime, a smooth supply of foreign workers will be vital. No visas for low-skilled… the government's trade blueprint. 8. Visas may be harder for retail workers People wanting…


Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari promises Africans visas on arrival
…Nigeria says it will give all African travellers visas on arrival from January… (Ecowas), a 15-nation regional bloc which allows visa-free travel among its estimated… will be lifted when he announced the government's latest policy on visas for African passport…


The Brexit trade-off with the economy is under way
…, in the visas for farm workers. And the £30,000 threshold for getting a visa has been… to the visa regulations for non-EU migrants find it "notoriously complex and costly… shopping basket too. The visa plans' airy dismissal of migrant workers with 'low skills…


Immigration rules: NI politicians speak out about government plans
… was announced on Wednesday, meaning low-skilled workers will not receive visas after Brexit…