UK announces proposals for major visa reforms

by Ray Clancy on June 10, 2011

Major reforms set for UK visa system

Visas in the UK are to be re-classified as either temporary or permanent and tens of thousands of migrants in the UK will be asked to leave under proposals that are part of a clampdown on abuse of the temporary visa system.

It is part of the government’s overall plan to drastically reduce immigration levels. Moreover, Immigration Minister Damian Green said that Britain will be ‘more selective about who we allow to stay’ as immigration hit record levels last year. [click to continue…]

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