'Raise skills threshold for migrants,' urge advisers

Churchard, Claire
August 2009
People Management;8/27/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 18, p7
The article reports on the recommendation made by the Migration Advisory Committee (Mac) to restrict the points-based system in the immigration process. Mac suggests that the British government restrict its point-based system so that the entry of non-European Union (EU) migrants does not undercut jobs for British workers. Mac recommends raising the earnings and qualifications thresholds for skilled migrants.


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