Tag Archives: UK

U.S. Extends Travel Restrictions to U.K. and Ireland – Department of Homeland Security Outlines New Re-Entry Process for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Legal Permanent Residents and Other Exempted Individuals from Certain European Countries, China, and Iran, including Mandatory 14-Day Self-Quarantine Period

Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, 11:59 p.m. EST, the U.S. will extend the same travel restrictions to the U.K. and Ireland as are already in effect for other European countries, China and Iran. The Department of Homeland Security also issued a Fact Sheet outlining the return process for persons affected by the March 11 presidential … Continue Reading

UK Government Announces Expansion of 24 Hour Visa Service

The United Kingdom government has announced a plan to expand The Super Priority Visa Service in April 2015. Currently, this service is available to Chinese and Indian business travelers, and provides decisions within 24 hours to individuals who need to travel to the United Kingdom urgently. The following countries will benefit from this expansion:… Continue Reading

United Kingdom Implements Significant Changes to Immigration Laws

In our previous updates regarding the United Kingdom, we discussed the increased scrutiny on immigration compliance currently taking place in the country and the potential impact on employers and individuals working in the United Kingdom.  The United Kingdom has implemented significant changes to immigration laws and regulations, which have already gone into effect or will … Continue Reading

New Survey Reveals United Kingdom Businesses Hiring Migrant Workers as Part of Rational Business Decisions

Immigration laws and policies have been the source of major debate throughout the last year in the United Kingdom, with pressure mounting as the next election approaches. Measures have been taken to reduce the amount of migration to the United Kingdom through the enactment of harsher laws and regulations to increase immigration compliance in the … Continue Reading

Migration to the UK Increases Despite the Enforcement of Harsher Immigration Laws

Over the last several months, the UK government has taken steps to increase immigration compliance in the United Kingdom.  The government passed an immigration bill in May 2014, with many of its provisions scheduled to go into effect throughout the year. The most recent of these provisions impact residential landlords and will go into effect … Continue Reading