Visas News:

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


What's a skilled worker? And other immigration questions
… immigration system. It said low-skilled workers would not be given visas, and employers…' questions on visas, skills, entrepreneurs, and more. How will the new rules affect… in the world will already be on visas. Once they run out, they would have to reapply under…


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


Trump's 'wealth test' begins for US immigrants
… from seeking immigrant or non-immigrant visas, though some exemptions are made…


Nicola Sturgeon: I have support to remain first minister
… Sturgeon may be in trouble. She also defended a proposal for a "Scottish visa" system… for this new visa, and the Scottish government would receive and assess applications before… visas. 'Damaging prosperity' However Ms Sturgeon's position is that this would cause…


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…


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…


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…