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alyssaannelouise
4th July 2013, 13:20
Number of minor changes to the Immigration Rules came into effect since Monday 1 July 2013.

These changes center around work, student and settlement rules and include:

changes to the documents required for approved English language tests;
updates to the lists of financial institutions in Bangladesh and Ghana from which documents can be verified
adjustments to the resident labour market test exemption for supernumerary researchers in Tier 2 (General)
no longer requiring a resident labour market test for religious worker (Tier 4) extension applications
more legal courses to be exempt from the time-limit on study for Tier 4 student visa applicants.


There are also some minor updates and clarifications to the family immigration rules as well as changes meaning TB screening is now required in the following countries:

China (settlement applications only);
Ethiopia;
Gambia;
Hong Kong (settlement applications only);
Indonesia;
Macau (settlement applications only);
Malawi;
Morocco;
Sierra Leone;
Uganda;
Vietnam; and
Zambia