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Housing Support for Jobless British Migrants to Be Taken Back

UK Immigration

UK Immigration

In a not-too-positive development–from the British migrants’ perspectives–London is reportedly planning to adopt a rather tough stand on the issue of welfare. As a key component of the new UK immigration clean-up the national administration is fleshing-out a plan for taking back any housing help to aliens.

In this connection, the available reports suggest that sincere efforts are on to prevent the citizens of other countries of the EU to gain British welfare assistance. The current labor is being blamed of giving millions of pounds to outsiders, via offering them housing support. Via stopping the unemployed aliens any housing help, London will help guarantee that the misuse of the national welfare arrangement is stopped, or so it is claimed.

Latest Decree to Come Into Force from April

The fresh move will become effective from the month of April 2014 even while it arrives soon after a legislation to the British Parliament as per which only those people–who are in the country for not less than three months–will have the right to gain jobless benefits. It is also being claimed that individuals may not look forward longer to just arrive in the country, and get something for being idle. The object is to check that no unjust exploitation of the British welfare system takes place.

Are You In England on Tier 1 or Tier 4 Student Permit?

England on Tier 1 So you are in Britain with a Tier 1 (Post Study Work) Permit or perhaps Tier 4 Student Permit, or maybe you are doing a job, or have already discovered an opportunity in the country. Regrettably, several recruiters/job-providers are powerless, and/or not ready to proffer sponsorship to the workers from abroad.

If one has found an appropriate work opportunity, he may seek and get assistance to discover a

UK Immigration categories

uk-immigration-categoriesUK is known to be one of the most affluent countries in the world. Hence so many people are desirous of immigrating to UK. The UK government is too encouraging new immigrants with open arms. The rules and laws for UK immigration are specially devised to provide ample scope for people from all categories. This has made getting entry into UK comparatively easier than before. But even then, there are certain rules and selection factors which you are expected to complete.

In the past few years new categories have been introduced by the UK immigration ministry. One of the most important categories is the points based skilled immigration category known as the Highly Skilled Migrant Program which was started in January 2002. This program has been very successful and UK government has made some modifications in it to introduce another program Tier 1 (General). This is the five-tier points based system.

Criteria for entering UK

According to the immigration UK rules, people can live in, work and go out and in of the country. Even people from other parts of the world are provided the facility to enter UK and also remain there. The criteria under which you can enter and stay in UK are:


  • Foreign spouse/partner
  • Visitor
  • Foreign students
  • Foreign pairs or nannies

These criteria’s provide you with stay for limited period in UK and the period varies depending upon the criteria under which you qualify. But since all the above cases are for temporary residence, ‘Entry Clearance’ is necessary.   The period may also vary depending upon the applicant group. For example, an asylum seeker or a refugee would not require entry clearance.

The 5-tier points system