Japa: U.K. unveils tougher visa rules for foreign workers

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U.K. Home Secretary, James Cleverly has unveiled a package of measures aimed at curbing migration.

The new 5 point plan to cut immigration has been announced by the government, which includes banning care workers from bringing over their families & raising the minimum salary for a skilled worker visa after record net migration in 2022 piled pressure on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to act.

Annual net migration to the UK hit a record of 745,000 last year & has stayed at high levels since, data showed last month.

Interior Minister James Cleverly said on Monday the government would raise the minimum salary threshold for foreign skilled workers to 38,700 pounds from its current level of 26,200 pounds

It is also reported that as part of measures aimed at curbing migration, Overseas care workers will not be able to bring family dependants, to end the “abuse of the health & care visa”.


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