UK considers ‘barista visa’ to stave off post-Brexit hospitality staff panic

The so-called ‘barista visa’ is dividing opinion, but it’s pretty clear that the UK will have a big gap to fill in the labour market if it ends EU freedom of movement.

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How to get married in the UK if you are a non-EU citizen

People often think that getting married in the UK is extremely easy. In reality though, for non-EU nationals getting married in the UK the process can be a long one filled with a lot of red-tape.

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Australian government abolishes 457 work visa: experts react

OPINION & ANALYSIS: The changes to the skilled migrant visa system will do very little to stop unscrupulous employers from exploiting the two new visas to replace local Australian workers with foreign workers, says one academic.

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457 Visas to be axed and replaced, says Australian government

Prime minister and immigration minister confirm plans to end one of the most popular and controversial visas for skilled migrants to work in Australia.

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Aussie dad petitions immigration minister to stop wife and child facing genital mutilation

4-year-old Aussie girl may face female circumcision if mother is deported back to Ghana, says father.

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Brexit advice to EU Nationals living in the UK, sort out permanent residency now

EU nationals who currently qualify to apply for UK Permanent Residence should do so without delay, say immigration specialists.

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UK Immigration Skills Charge to be introduced in April

There are a number of UK immigration changes coming into effect in April 2017. One of these is the introduction of the UK Immigration Skills Charge, as well the annual UK Home Office fee increases.

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Not ready for marriage, but want to join your partner in the UK?

People are often surprised to hear that they do not necessarily have to marry in order to join their partner in the UK.

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UK visas and passports: Right of abode explained

One of the terms that one often encounters in the UK immigration rules is the so-called ‘right of abode.’ But, what is this so-called ‘right of abode’?

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The most common FAQs about UK immigration in 2016

From Brexit, to right to rent, to the minimum pay threshold; it’s been an unsettling year for foreigners working in the UK.

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Changes to UK Tier 2 Visa confirmed

The UK Government has announced that it is making changes to the Tier 2 Immigration Category. The changes will apply to all applications made on or after 24 November 2016.

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No job? No problem. How to move to Australia without a work visa

For parents and partners, there are a number of immigration visa possibilities to consider as a way of getting Down Under.

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Indefinite Leave To Remain: Settlement in the UK based on long residence

Many expats are surprised to find out that they can qualify for permanent residence in the UK, despite the fact that most of their time spent in the UK is not specifically on visas leading to permanent residence.

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New temporary Australian parent visa announced

The Australian government has announced plans changes to visas for parents visiting their children in Australia in an effort to make it easier and more efficient for families to be reunited.

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How to pass the Australian immigration points test

If you want a visa to move to and live in Australia you’re going to have to pass a points-based test. Here’s how it works…

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