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Inspection Report Published: A further inspection of the EU Settlement Scheme (July 2020 – March 2021)

The report makes seven recommendations, the Home Office accepted five in full and partially accepted one. The Home Office has already completed three of the recommendations.

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Inspection Report Published: An inspection of ePassport gates

The inspection examined the identification of vulnerable passengers at the gates, resourcing, training, the use of data in the operation of the gates, and the impact of the extension of use to B5JSSK nationals.

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Inspection Report Published: A short inspection of Border Force queue management at Birmingham Airport based upon onsite observations

The report makes 3 recommendations which focus on adequate and effective Border Force staff coverage across key functions.

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Letter to MAC about care workers and home carers

Letter from the Minister for Safe and Legal Migration on adding care workers and home carers to the Health and Care Worker visa and Shortage Occupation List.

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Oral statement on the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme

The Minister for Afghan Resettlement, Victoria Atkins, delivered an Oral Statement to the House of Commons on the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme and Operation Warm Welcome.

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First family resettled under Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme

World-leading Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS) is now open, with the first family granted indefinite leave in the UK

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Operation Warm Welcome: progress update

Ensuring Afghans who stood side-by-side with us in conflict, their families, and those at highest risk who were evacuated, are supported upon arrival in the UK.

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Home Office to introduce scientific methods for assessing the age of asylum seekers

The Home Secretary has announced that the Home Office is establishing a new Scientific Advisory Committee to provide advice on ways of checking how old an asylum seeker is.

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Employing someone from outside the UK: Blooms florist

Example of how an employer can employ someone from outside of the UK and the steps they will take to apply for a sponsor licence.

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Prime Minister pledges to build on Brexit achievements in 2022

PM: The government will go “further and faster” to maximise the opportunities of Brexit.

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Biggest visa boost for social care as Health and Care Visa scheme expanded

Care workers, care assistants and home care workers to become eligible for Health and Care Visa for 12 month period

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