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Should you consider becoming a British citizen in Brexit Britain?

The number of EU citizens applying for British citizenship is booming as people from a diverse range of locations and backgrounds attempt to address the uncertainty caused by Britain’s Brexit vote. It has without doubt been an anxious period for the 2.9 million people from other EU countries who are living in Britain. Similarly, around […]

Spouse migration rules ‘unfair’ to UK citizens, admits minister

Home Office Minister James Brokenshire has admitted UK-born citizens who want to bring their spouses into the UK from outside the EU are getting a raw deal. Since 2012, only those who earn at least £18,600 a year can sponsor their non-European spouse’s visa to ease the cost to taxpayers of migration. But the rule does not apply to citizens of other EU countries who have settled in the UK.

James Brokenshire

Changes to immigration rules will clamp down on visa abuse

The entrepreneur route is intended to allow migrants to set up businesses in the UK in order to create jobs and growth. However evidence from tax records shows that people on expiring student visas are transferring to entrepreneur status under the pretence of setting up a business when they are actually working in low skilled jobs.

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