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Britain’s top court backs government on immigration income test

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By: Eastern Eye Staff

Britain’s top court backed a government attempt to limit immigration by ruling on Wednesday (22) that an income test for those who want to bring their non-European spouses to the UK is acceptable and does not infringe human rights. Prime minister Theresa May introduced a rule in 2012 when she was interior minister that Britons who wanted to bring spouses from outside the European Economic Area to the UK had to be earning at least £18,600 ($23,170) a year. The Supreme Court said the minimum income requirement had caused significant hardship to many, but ruled that in principle it was…

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