• Monday, August 15, 2022

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VISA VICTORY FOR MIGRANT WORKERS

Workers from the EU will need visas to enter Britain, which will be issued based on skills, rather than migrants’ nationality (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images).

By: Lauren Codling

The Prime minister and the home secretary have unveiled post-Brexit immigration proposals on Tuesday (2) as the Conservative government seeks to commit to lower and “sustainable” levels of migration after Britain leaves the EU next year. Workers from the EU will need visas to enter Britain, which will be issued based on skills, rather than migrants’ nationality. Prime minister Theresa May also pledged her commitment to keep the net migration figures below 100,000, a target which she set during her term as home secretary but has not been met. Home secretary Sajid Javid announced a salary threshold, but did not…

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