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immigration

Opinion

MAC report recommendations could simplify the new immigration system

The topic of immigration has been front page news this week across the UK.  In Scotland there have been calls for a 'Scottish visa' and devolution of immigration powers.  The UK Government also announced this week that a new global talent visa category will open from 20 February 2020 to encourage scientists, researchers and mathematicians to come to the UK.  And yesterday, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) reported on its recommendations for the new single skills-based immigration system which will come into effect following the Brexit implementation period.  All change then on the immigration front.