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|The Highly Skilled Migrant Programme|
|7 Aug 2007||ELA Response to the Border & Immigration Agency’s Consultation on the Implementation of New Powers to Prevent Illegal Migrant Working in the UK||Consultations||In May 2007, the Border and Immigration Agency (the "BIA", which is part of the Home Office) issued a consultation paper dealing with the proposed implementation of new powers (contained in the Immigr...|
|21 Dec 2011||ELA’s response to the Migration Advisory Committee: Call for evidence on the level of the 2012/13 annual limit on tier 2 and associated policies||Consultations|
|1 Feb 2012||Immigration update||Natasha Williams, Nicholas Moore Specialist Employment Lawyers||ELA Briefing||
At the close of 2011, Home Office minister Lord Henley confirmed that the government would not reconsider its immigration cap policy, despite growing reports of economic damage caused by limits pla...
|1 Jul 2012||Race and illegality||Peter Linstead, Tanfield Chambers||ELA Briefing||
Hounga v Allen  EWCA Civ 609 is essential reading for anyone dealing with a discrimination claim where the contract is illegal because of tax evasion or immigration status.
|1 May 2008||A Guide to the New Illegal Working Laws||Robert Davies and Elaine McIlroy, Dundas & Wilson||ELA Briefing||It is important for employers and practitioners to be aware of the recent changes that introduced new criminal and civil offences relating to the employment of illegal workers. Sections 15 to 26 of th...|
|1 Jul 2008||The Complexities of Employing Migrant workers||Alexandra Porter, Thomas More Chambers||ELA Briefing||Criminal sanctions have long applied to employers employing individuals subject to immigration control whose leave to remain is not valid or who have not been granted leave to enter or remain in the U...|
|1 Oct 2008||In Brief - New Points-Based System||David Cubitt, Osborne Clarke||ELA Briefing||Transferees need to grasp issues raised by the introduction of tier 2 of the new points-based immigration system this November. UK Border Agency guidance says that where a transferee acquires migrant ...|
|1 Oct 2008||Firma Feryn||Laura Prince, Clarendon Chambers||ELA Briefing||In Centrum voor gelijkheid van kansen en voor racismebestrijding v Firma Feryn, the European Court of Justice was asked to determine whether an employer's public statement that it would not e...|
|1 Nov 2009||Immigration Law Update||Paul McAleavey, Bircham Dyson Bell LLP||ELA Briefing||The £5,000 fine issued to the attorney general, Lady Scotland, for employing a migrant without the entitlement to work in the UK generated huge media coverage. While much of the interest surrounde...|