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The impact of reformed UK immigration starts

Recently, British government has made credible adjustments to visa process by means of immigration reduction. The effect of new system has been started according to the most recent quarterly ONS statistics. ONS (Office for National Statistics) presented the statistics of last year up to September 2011as 252,000 issued visas and also specified the figures of September 2010 as 255,000. A decrement can be observed from the statistics which was in last year. Statistics of Home Office were released yesterday and resulted in significant reduction of immigrant figures. The statistics were collected up to March 2012 with clear figures of number of UK visas issued. The reduction in number of visas is the outcome of new immigration rules by UK province. UK Immigration Minister, Damien Green noted that stringent new rules are placing the actual difference. He also addressed that the new rules’ effect is started biting.  The first quarter results have shown that there is 62% drop of student visas in 2012 as a result of new rules. Overall, reduction is observed in work visas, setting purpose visas and family visas. Figures of statistics:

  • Tier-4 student visas drop is determined as 62% in Jan-March 2012 when compared to Jan-march 2011
  • There is 8% drop in work visas and 16% drop in family visas in the period of 12 months to March 2012 compared to the same period to March 2011.
  • Extensions to the migration period are also fallen to 10%  and 3% drop in settling in 2012 compared to 2011
  • Along with these results, in the year to March 2012, number of visitor visas is reduced to 9% compared to last year.
The impact of new UK immigration reform rules is started which was shown in statistics. Immigration Minister conveyed that the new immigration policies are under department grip and planning to new measures development to simulate tourist growth. Connect with us on FB: https://www.facebook.com/#!/opulentuz Follow us on: http://twitter.com/#!/Opulentuz For any queries and clarifications visit our forum: http://www.immigrationforum.opulentuz.com

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