Changes to the Immigration Rules – July 2013

New changes to Immigration rules have been released today by the Home Office which come into force on 1 July 2013.

They include:

  • changes to the documents required for approved English language tests;
  • clarification that ‘regulated financial institutions’ means those regulated
    to provide personal savings accounts or student loans;
  • more legal courses are now exempt from the time limit on study for Tier 4
    student visas; and
  • a resident labour market test is not needed for applications for a religious
    worker (Tier 5) extension

For more information about these changes click on the link below.


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