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UK considers further visa crackdowns for non-EU nationals

The prime minister is set to toughen visa rules for students and workers outside the EU

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The UK government is considering further crackdowns on visas for non-EU nationals, which will include Indians, to curb its soaring immigration figures. While no details of the plans have been unveiled yet, prime minister Theresa May is believed to be examining options to toughen visa rules for students and some workers from outside the 28-nation EU. The move comes despite recent Office of National Statistics (ONS) figures indicating there has been a “statistically significant” drop in the number of students coming to the UK from outside Europe. “There was a statistically significant decline in the number of non-EU citizens migrating…

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