Immigration news & views
from Smith Stone Walters
Managing immigration Versus Managing opinions
Alongside the economy, immigration reform still ranks as one of the central political themes within the United Kingdom. UKIP and Conservative supporters still cry out for tougher measures to be introduced and, despite net immigration falling from 242,000 in 2011 to 153,000 in 2012, most ordinary people are not convinced that the politicians have the matter under their control.
Croatia – A new member of the European Union
Croatian nationals are now able to move and live freely in any member state of the EU and they do not need permission under our immigration rules to reside legally in the UK. Croatian nationals have a right of residence in any EU member state for the first three months of residence on an unrestricted basis and can remain legally resident in that state as long as they wish, providing they are exercising a treaty right as a student, a self-employed person, or as a self-sufficient person.
To give clients clear and concise information every quarter we focus on a key issue of immigration law. Our focus for this quarter falls upon business visitors. Download the full version of Insight below to read more.