The UK unveils new restrictions that bans Nigerian students and other nations from bringing their family with them to the UK.
According to an exclusive reveal by The Sun UK, this immigration crackdown starts today.
Family members will be prohibited for all master’s students and many other postgraduates.
However, the limitation will not apply to PHD students, whose studies normally last 3 to 5 years and demand a high degree of skill.
This follows the announcement that net migration into the UK has topped one million, causing Tory MPs to urge Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to “get a grip on the rocketing numbers.”
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To stem the flood of rising numbers, UK ministers are expected to announce an immigration crackdown on Tuesday or Wednesday.
The Sun UK reports;
“Rishi Sunak is anticipated to come out fighting on immigration – pointing out they are figures he inherited as they date returned to the year ending December 2022 – two months after he grew to be PM.
“There has been an explosion in the number of humans coming to Britain piggybacking on their relative’s student visa.
“Students added 135,788 family participants to Britain last 12 months – nine instances more than in 2019.
“Last year, 59,053 Nigerian college students brought over 60,923 relatives.”
“We have received to get a grip,” On Sunday, a Tory MP told The Sun.