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UK immigration numbers crossed 500,000 in June 2022


Highlights: UK immigration crossed 500,000 migrants

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Jay Lindop, (ONS’s Director of the Centre for International Migration) in his words….

A series of world events have impacted international migration patterns in the 12 months to June 2022. Taken together these were unprecedented. These include the end of lockdown restrictions in the UK, the first full period following transition from the EU, the war in Ukraine, the resettlement of Afghans and the new visa route for Hong Kong British nationals (Overseas), which have all contributed to the record levels of long-term immigration we have seen.”

A sudden shook in the UK immigration numbers…

The immigration numbers in June 2022 crossed 500,000. The reasons behind the sudden increase includes:

The below table depicts the information related to the number of  immigrants entered the UK:

Type of Visa No. of candidates
UK Work Visa 1,51,000
UK Student Visa 2,77,000
Others (Refugees, entry through new visa routes, etc.) 72,400

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UK Immigration numbers are expected to double in the coming years…

Rishi Sunak, the new British PM, has big plans to make UK as the beacon. So, he recently announced 100 scholarships for AI’s to encourage young talent. With his moves to improve the immigration policies, gives a gateway for the lakhs to millions of migrants  in the coming years.

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Apart from these there are many scopes for immigrants like huge number of job vacancies, scholarships for students, post study work permits, eased immigration policies, new amendments in ILR, for attracting migrants globally.

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