The Home Office have announced changes to the immigration rules that will affect applications made on or after 6 April 2016 which include:
- Introducing the Electronic Visa Waiver for Kuwaiti nationals.
- Allowing Tier 4 (General) students at independent schools to extend their stay from within the UK.
- Allowing overseas domestic workers to take alternative employment as a domestic worker during the 6 month period for which they are admitted.
- A new rule is being added to allow an application to be refused where a litigation debt is owed to the Home Office.
For further information, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/statement-of-changes-to-the-immigration-rules-hc877-11-march-2016