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Categories:
Immigration and Asylum Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to examine the 5 tiers of the new points-based business immigration system, looking at the number of points a migrant needs to earn in order to qualify under each tier and how those points are earned. The speaker highlights the major differences between the new and old system.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand where potential immigrants fit within the new system;
  • Know the number of points a migrant needs to earn under each tier;
  • Know how those points are earned;
  • Understant the major differences between the previous system and the new points-based system.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Sources and References:
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The immigration system in the UK is being reformed in phases, as the Home Office undertakes what has been referred to as 'the most radical overhaul or immigration law and procedure for 45 years'. In this podcast Fiona Ball introduces the listener to the different tiers of the new points-based business immigration system

podcast added 29/04/10

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-05-28

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