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.

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.

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?

 

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.