Skilled migrants to lose right to settle in UK – The Guardian

Posted February 29th, 2012 in immigration, migrant workers, news, universities by tracey

“More than 40,000 skilled migrants a year are to lose their right to work beyond five years in Britain, in a move towards creating a temporary ‘guestworker’ migrant labour force in the UK. The home secretary, Theresa May, will tell MPs on Wednesday that she is breaking the link between migration and settlement for the first time, by taking away the right to remain in Britain for more than five years from any migrant worker earning less than £35,000 a year.”

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The Guardian, 29th February 2012