Attracting the best graduates to the UK: will the new High Potential route actually achieve this?

A comparison between the existing Graduate route and the High Potential route By Francesca Sciberras and Yael Hagheray at Laura Devine Immigration, specialising in corporate and personal UK immigration matters Following the removal of the Tier 1(Post-Study Work) category in 2012, two reincarnation routes are paving the way for international graduates to be able to […]

CPIN: China (19 May 2022)

Information on ‘contravention of the population and family planning law’ has been updated below.

Modern slavery victims: referral (19 May 2022)

Updated the ‘National referral mechanism guidance: adult (England and Wales)’ to add Refugee Council to the list of first responder organisations.

Ukraine Family Scheme and Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme: visa data (19 May 2022)

Visa data has been updated below with the latest figures.

Biometric information (19 May 2022)

The ‘Biometric reuse’ guidance has been updated below.

Apply for a visa under the Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme (Homes for Ukraine) (18 May 2022)

Guidance for Ukrainian nationals and their family members to come to the UK under the Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme. Applicants can now apply online and use the ‘UK Immigration: ID check’ app to prove their identity if they have a valid Ukrainian international passport. Added translation. The information can be found below.

CPIN: Ghana (18 May 2022)

The guidance document ‘sexual orientation and gender identity or expression’ has been updated below.

Country returns guide (18 May 2022)

Updated below with May 2022 country returns data.

Detention case progression panels (18 May 2022)

Added independent members recruitment and onboarding guidance below.

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