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Wealthy targeting UK, experts say, as record numbers of visas issued to Russian and Chinese investors

Wealthy Chinese and Russian nationals were granted 'Tier 1 investor' visas, allowing them to live in the UK while investing into UK companies, in record numbers last year, according to figures obtained by Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com. 19 Jan 2015

Peers vote down UK government's proposed restrictions on judicial review

Judges in England and Wales should have sole discretion on whether to take forward judicial review cases where there is no likelihood that the final outcome for the applicant would be any different, the House of Lords has said. 28 Oct 2014

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Public and politicians support removal of international students from UK net migration target

Members of the public are "surprised and even baffled" that international students are classified as 'immigrants' for the purposes of UK government migration figures, with the majority supporting their removal from the figures, according to new research carried... 26 Aug 2014

South Africa preparing ‘critical skills’ list for work visas under new immigration rules

South Africa's newly-appointed home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba has defended the introduction of new immigration rules , which he said will “balance the need for better security with the contribution migration makes to economic development and prosperity”.... 27 Jun 2014

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