Immigration News

  • Home Office to scrap 'racist algorithm' for UK visa applicants 04 Aug 2020 13:19 The Home Office is to scrap a controversial decision-making algorithm that migrants’ rights campaigners claim created a “hostile environment” for people applying for UK visas. The “streaming algorithm”, which campaigners have described as racist, has been …
  • 'We want to build a life': Europe's paperless young people speak out 03 Aug 2020 06:32 ‘Why do you sound so British?” the immigration officer asked 15-year-old Ijeoma Moore as she followed orders to pack for herself and her 10-year-old brother. Officers had arrived at their London home that morning in 2010, as they were eating breakfast and …
  • Home Office in row over ‘activist law... 31 Jul 2020 18:21 The Home Office has launched an attack on what it calls “activist lawyers” who it says are frustrating efforts to send migrants back to France. It cited “vexatious” claims that are hindering its attempts to remove migrants from the UK, but refused to say …
  • 'Migrants' camp opposite Hilton Hotel in London's Park Lane 30 Jul 2020 19:58 A group of rough sleepers believed to be migrants have set up camp in London's exclusive Park Lane in the last few days, after a group were removed from the same area last September. Men, women and children have pitched up tents outside the Hilton …
  • Leicester shopper films scramble for cut-price food in Asda 30 Jul 2020 09:54 Leicester shoppers were seen ignoring social distancing as they battled for reduced food at an Asda - as the city prepares to find out today if it is coming out of lockdown. At least seven bargain hunters - one of whom does not appear to have a mask - were …
  • UK: Suspected People Smuggling Gang Busted in Illegal Boat Migrants Probe 27 Jul 2020 04:21 The UK has arrested 11 people suspected of being involved in a people-smuggling gang, which is believed to have facilitated illegal boat migrants crossing the English Channel from France, the Home Office has revealed. Police in Britain raided 12 properties …
  • Blood test backlog means nearly 200 Commonwealth Army recruits face losing their visas 27 Jul 2020 00:28 Blood test backlog means nearly 200 Commonwealth Army recruits face losing their visas and being forced out of Britain 200 recruits from India, Jamaica, St Lucia and others flew to UK in November for Army assessment tests 170 are still waiting for blood …
  • Police arrest 11 people on suspicion of people trafficking across the Channel 25 Jul 2020 21:04 Cops have arrested 11 suspected members of an organised crime gang that trafficked illegal immigrants across the Channel. Officers swooped on 11 addresses in London and one in Sheffield, seizing £150,000 and two vehicles. The raids came after months of …
  • Frozen pensions: injustices faced by Windrush generation in spotlight 25 Jul 2020 06:48 Harold Williams is a member of the Windrush generation who moved to the UK in 1955 and spent 40 years living and working there, including a stint in the army. But after he retired to Antigua, the country of his birth, in 1995, the UK government froze his …
  • Why historians have called for a review of UK’s citizenship test 23 Jul 2020 09:05 Written by Neha Banka , Edited by Explained Desk | Kolkata | Updated: July 23, 2020 2:31:57 pm A demonstrator holds a British passport in a shopping mall during a protest against the security legislation in May. (AP) According to a Guardian report, …
  • Coronavirus Spain: Marbella sees first cases in 11 days 22 Jul 2020 21:49 Defiant British tourists have brushed off coronavirus fears in Spain as the country sees a sharp spike in cases.  Spain reported 1,358 cases on Tuesday and 4,581 over the weekend - bringing its total to 266,194. More than 28,000 people have died. Cases …
  • Spain 'is on the brink of being declared UNSAFE for Britons' 22 Jul 2020 01:16 Britons soaking up the sun in Spain may be forced to quarantine when they land back home as the popular holiday destination sees a sharp spike in coronavirus cases. Spain is on the list of 59 quarantine-exempt countries that Britons can travel to without …
  • Priti Patel promises review of hostile environment policy following Windrush scandal 21 Jul 2020 18:43 Priti Patel has promised a review of the government’s hostile environment in light of the Windrush scandal, pledging a more compassionate and “people first” approach to immigration. The home secretary told MPs on Tuesday that a “full evaluation” would be …
  • Priti Patel promises 'compassionate' Home Office after Windrush scandal 21 Jul 2020 16:30 Priti Patel has promised to revolutionise the culture of the Home Office in the wake of the Windrush scandal, pledging a more compassionate, “people first” approach to immigration to meet the recommendations of an independent review into UK government …
  • Indian artists in Europe share experience of migrants walking home 20 Jul 2020 05:40 Written by Dipanita Nath | Pune | Published: July 20, 2020 10:50:22 am Pankaj Tiwari and Abhishek Thapar walked almost 30 km every day, the route winding through beaches and forests, bridges and highways. Haunted by images of migrant labourers in India …
  • Kannadiga NRIs relax; Bengaluru Police Commissioner has your back 18 Jul 2020 20:54 Bhaskar Rao IPS On Saturday, the Bengaluru City Police's Commissioner Bhaskar Rao, IPS, sat down for a long chat with Kannadigas in various parts of the world. The live chat was meant to be a way for Kannadigas abroad to connect with their homeland and …
  • Windrush compensation so slow victims are dying before they get it 18 Jul 2020 19:45 Windrush compensation payments are so slow victims are dying before receiving them. Priti Patel says there have been at least five deaths after claims were submitted but before they were paid. The Home Secretary added: “We are working closely with families …
  • Farrukh Dhondy | Rishi and Priti bring us Bringapore 17 Jul 2020 19:41 We're beginning to see the shape of the post-COVID UK: Freeports all around but a wall in the channel The left hand said to the right What’s given you the privilege To shake hands and to write? Why has nature given you the edge And all the noble tasks? …
  • Widespread slavery reported in UK, but police fear being branded ‘racist’ 16 Jul 2020 03:19 by WorldTribune Staff, July 15, 2020 Criminal networks have enslaved some 100,000 people in Great Britain, but police are too frightened to intervene out of fear of being labeled “racists,” anti-slavery groups say. In a report published on Sunday titled “ …
  • Priti Patel wrongly tells MPs France is 'not intercepting migrant boats' as record numbers cross Channel 15 Jul 2020 20:40 Priti Patel has risked inflaming a row with France by wrongly telling MPs that its authorities do not intercept migrant boats at sea. The home secretary said that “appalling” numbers of people were attempting the journey across the English Channel, amid …

Comments(02)

  1. It depends on your circumstances. Generally you have to have to be living LEGALLY in the UK for at least 5 years and are not dependent on Public Funds.
    You must get professional legal advice from a registered Legal Adviser.

    Lawyer February 28, 2018
  2. How long does it take to get permanent visa for UK?
    Is it possible to do that while I’m out of UK?
    thanks

    Sarah February 27, 2018

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