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May 26, 2021

UK's 2021 to 2025 immigration priorities announced

The United Kingdom announced on May 24, its priorities relating to its immigration rules and processes for 2021 to 2025. Much of this is a restatement of what was previously announced regarding the direction of travel, digitization of immigration processes and phasing out of physical documents by 2024. However, there are several important areas of clarification and confirmation which affect the Global Mobility Route, "Electronic Travel Authorisations" (ETA), the Graduate Route and the Scale-up and Unsponsored Routes.

A Tax Alert prepared by EY's People Advisory Services group, and attached below, provides additional details.


Full text of Tax Alert