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Immigration Update — May 2014: the Immigration Act 2014 — what it means for employers and migrant workers

By Pat Saini and Rachel Lane

On 14 May 2014, the Immigration Bill 2013–14 received royal assent. Numerous changes, which affect migrants and non-migrants alike, will now be introduced by the Immigration Act 2014.

The following is a brief summary of the act’s relevant key provisions.

Refusals, appeals and administrative reviews
Under the act, the number of immigration decisions that can be appealed has fallen from 17 to four. Appeals will be possible in asylum cases and where human rights claims have been refused. In some cases, a migrant in the UK, whose application has been refused and who is deemed ‘harmful’, may be forced to leave the UK before he or she can appeal…

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