In blow to PM Cameron, lawmakers criticise UK''s immigration "mess"

Britain`s border and immigration system is a "mess", lawmakers said on Wednesday in a report which will increase pressure on Prime Minister David Cameron`s government to take a tougher line on migrants ahead of next year`s national election.

UK to launch fast-track visa service for business leaders

Around 100 wealthy foreigners will initially be invited to join a new bespoke visa service which the Home Office said will ensure their passage through the UK border system is swift and smooth.

UK visa rules breaking families apart: MPs

UK`s new stringent immigration policies are forcing many professionals, including those from India, to leave the country to take care of their ageing parents, British MPs have said in a new report.

Britain set to have `toughest immigration rules in world`

Under plans to make Britain’s regime the toughest in the world, immigrants will no longer be able to ‘jump the queue’ for housing, a Tory minister has said.

Court strikes down key UK migrant rule

Britain`s Supreme Court has struck down a key provision in immigration rules for foreign workers.

No entry for Narendra Modi in UK?

A new law banning the entry of non-European Union citizens accused of human rights violations can be used to bar Gujarat CM from entering Britain.

Indian applicant arrested for UK visa fraud

According to National Audit Office, there was a surge in the number of forgeries detected in student visa applications.

Major immigration fraud uncovered in Punjab

A major immigration fraud of Rs 80 lakh was uncovered here, Punjab police said on Sunday.

Students face heat as UK halts visa requests

Hundreds of students from this part of the country are facing the heat of an unanticipated decision of the UK Border Agency to temporarily stop accepting student visa applications at its three centres in North India.

Students applying for UK visa need funds 28 days in advance

Students applying for Tier 4 visa to study in Britain will now have to show that they have the required funds in their personal or their parents`/legal guardians` bank account for a minimum period of 28 days in advance.

Indian professionals protest new proposed UK visa curbs

Indian and other non-European Union professionals on Thursday expressed concern over a recommendation by a key migration panel to deny the right to settle in Britain for those coming here on intra-company transfers.