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21 April 2011: Changes have come into effect today affecting Tier 4 - the student tier - of the points-based system
15 April 2011: News media report that David Cameron's recent speech on immigration has triggered the biggest coalition rift to date. Read the full speech here.
6 April 2011: The Financial Times reports that the first month's allocation of visas for non-EU workers has been "dramatically undersubscribed".
17 October 2006: Minutes of the 9th EIN Annual General Meeting 
06 April 2011: New immigration fees in place and Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules HC 863 takes effect today.
25 March 2011: UNHCR reports on the first boat arrivals into Europe directly from Libya since the outbreak of conflict. Over 2,000 non-Libyans are said to have arrived in Italy and Malta.
22 March 2012: Tougher entrance criteria, limits on work entitlements and the closure of the post-study work route are among the changes to the student visa system announced today by the Home Office. BBC News reports that student visa numbers could be cut by up to 80,000.
16 March 2011: The Home Office announces that foreign entrepreneurs and investors are being given an extra incentive to come to the UK today by new visa rules, which will reward those who contribute to economic growth.
31 Jan 2011: UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres has warned that Europe's human rights agenda is coming under increasing strain from the pressure of the global economic crisis and a wave of xenophobia.
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Best Practice Guide to Asylum and Human Rights Appeals, 2018 Edition
The current electronic version of the BPG by Mark Henderson, Rowena Moffatt and Alison Pickup freely available on EIN

Best Practice Guide to Asylum and Human Rights Appeals, 2003 Edition
The original 2003 version of the BPG by Mark Henderson [PDF file, 3.16MB]

The financial (minimum income) requirement for partner visas
House of Commons Library report on the minimum income threshold in the Immigration Rules, November 2017

ILPA + EIN Directory of experts
The ILPA Directory of Experts on Countries of Origin on the EIN public site

Case Management Review Hearings Template
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