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Immigration and Asylum Law
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

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30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to offer a practical insight into the new immigration tier system. It provides a detailed guide and analysis of the 5 different tiers and the various requirements of each tier. It details the points required and how the points are calculated. In addition the length of the visas issued and whether there is movement within the tiers and which tiers provide a route to settlement.

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the new immigration tier system and why it has been adopted;
  • Understand the 5 tiers and the requirements an applicant and sponsor need;
  • Have a basic understanding of sponsorship;
  • Understand the new requirements for students and institutions sponsoring students.
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Statements of Changes in Immigration Rules.

This podcast gives a detailed introduction and analysis of the new 5 tier immigration system, outlining the 5 tiers and their individual requirements.

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