Changes to Minimum Income Requirements

By on October 17, 2017

On 20th July 2017 the Home Office published changes to the Immigration Rules intended to give effect to the findings made by  the Supreme Court in MN (Lebanon and others v SSHD) [2017] on the minimum income requirement.  The new Rules came into effect on 10th August 2017 coinciding with the publication of the new Home Office guidance explaining how the changes should be applied....

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Children’s Commissioner concerned family migration rules breach UN convention on rights of the child

By on October 9, 2013

In a letter to Immigration Minister Mark Harper, the Children’s Commissioner for England has said that she is gravely concerned that the Family Migration Rules as currently written and applied fail to fulfil the UK’s obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)....

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The Institute for Public Policy Research reviewed migration changes in 2003 and made predictions for 2013

By on January 15, 2013

The Institute for Public Policy research established a new briefing reviewing the migration tends and policy changes in 2012 and looking forward to possible developments in 2013.  It says that 2013 will be a crucial year for the Government because they will  be more than half way through the Parliament during which they have pledged to reduce net immigration to the 10s of 1000s.  The Institute expects the following in 2013:...

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