Immigration and Asylum Law
Call for evidence from the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) in relation to a review of the Tier 2 route
The Migration Advisory Committee published a call for evidence in relation to a review of the Tier 2 route.
- View the call for evidence on the Gov.uk website
- The Law Society of Scotland's written evidence (September 2105)
Reforming support for failed asylum seekers and other illegal migrants
The government invites responses to the proposed reform of support provided to failed asylum seekers and other illegal migrants.
- Visit the Gov.uk website to view the consultation
- The Law Society of Scotland's response (September 2015)
Immigration: skill shortages inquiry launched
The inquiry will consider:
- What impact has the cap of 20,700 employer-sponsored skilled migration (Tier 2 general) visas had upon employers?
- Which sectors have been particularly affected?
- If a cap on Tier 2 skilled workers remains, what is the best way to meet the needs of the UK economy while maintaining control of the number of skilled workers coming to the UK from outside the EEA?
- If the cap on Tier 2 did not remain, what would replace it?
- Visit the UK Parliament website to view the call for evidence
- The Law Society of Scotand's response (September 2015)
Call for Evidence – Minimum Salary Thresholds for Tier 2
A call for evidence from the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) on setting new Tier 2 minimum salary thresholds.
Call for evidence review: economic impact of the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) route
Call for evidence review of the economic impact for the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) route by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC).
Centralisation of all Further Submissions Work in Liverpool
The Home Office is changing the process for making further submissions on asylum and human rights cases. The Law Society Immigration and Security Minister voicing it's concerns.
- See details of the chnage to the process here
- The Law Society's letter to the Immigration Minister (April 2015)