Immigration – “Raising the bar”?

In the Government’s continuing quest to drive down net migration into the “tens of thousands” the Home Secretary, Theresa May, has commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to conduct a review of the Tier 2 route.

This is the route through which employer sponsors are able to bring skilled non-European Economic Area migrants (together with any dependents) to live and work in the UK.

This follows on from MAC’s recent call for evidence on the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) route, the responses to which it is presently analysing.

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Andrew Chamberlain

Partner - Head of Employment & Chair of the SDE

I am a Partner, the National Head of the Employment Team and the Chair of the Service Delivery Executive (SDE), which is focused on building better solutions for clients.