It really depends on what meaning the Government ends up giving to “approved sponsor”, “appropriate skill level”, and “shortage occupation”.
Posts Tagged: Immigration and asylum
If they don’t act, it will be left to the Brexit Party to provide the only outlet for opposition on an issue of deep concern to the voters.
Javid is right about illegal immigration across the Channel – and his critics help to underline his point
Cynics suggest his leadership rivals stoked up this ‘crisis’ – if so, they (and outraged Labour MPs) might find their approach is backfiring.
Hers is a test case for Ministers, for Muslim organisations in Britain, for free speech – for what sort of country we want to be.
It is a vital tool for speeding up applications and ensuring more reliable judgements, and is good for both applications and the state.
Meanwhile, my ECR colleagues and I continue to push for a sensible, nation-led approach to tackling the migration crisis.
The immediate effect of the election will be a period of fraught negotiation, but it might not be a bad change in the long-term.
Merkel is threatened. Macron is outraged. Brussels is paralysed. And all three trends are taken by their opponents as signs that they are winning.
Ben Roback: Children in cages – part of Trump’s playbook for the mid-terms and the next presidential election
The Republican base which is so staunchly loyal to its president shows no sign of wavering over an issue that candidate Trump was persistently vocal about.
Of the 66 million people globally who have been forcibly displaced, approximately 40.3 million are displaced within their own countries.
Damaged by last year’s election. Playing for time. Grappling with revolts – and resignation threats. We refer, of course, to Merkel.
The German Chancellor faces a rebellion from her Bavarian allies on the question of immigration – and is pleading for more time before the EU summit.
Andrew Mitchell: A 28-day time limit on immigration detention would save money and make the system more just
We remain the only country in Europe to detain people indefinitely for the purposes of immigration enforcement, at large financial and human cost.
There are clearly questions about what’s happening in relation to voting, membership, and representation — and what the Party should or might want to do.
Even the liberal commentators are having to acknowledge that post-Brexit the country has become more welcoming to migration, not less.
Robert Halfon: Last week’s elections blazed a trail for fusing workers’ and metropolitan conservatism
The Conservative Government is also going to have to get back to its DNA – cutting taxes. Reductions for those on incomes below £45,000 would send a powerful signal.