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UNITED KINGDOM: Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules

UNITED KINGDOM: Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules

The Home Office has published the latest Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules.

The changes include:

  • Removing PhD level occupations from the Tier 2 (General) cap, and changes to the Tier 2 (General) Shortage Occupation List (SOL);

  • Revised provisions for access to the EU Settlement Scheme for family members of UK nationals returning from a European Economic Area (EEA) member state or Switzerland, and some other minor changes to the EU Settlement Scheme;

  • Exempting medical professionals who have already passed an English language test from sitting another test before entry on a Tier 2 visa.