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(Mar 02, 2008) The public services in the United Kingdom have faced a strain in light of increasing numbers of migrants utilizing them. The government has recently announced a new "immigration tax" that will be levied on immigrants entering the country for six months or more. The charge will be incorporated into visa fees, with persons who require more public services, such as children and the elderly, being charged a higher fee. (Home Office Border and Immigration Agency, The Path to Citizenship: Next Steps in Reforming the Immigration System, Feb. 2008, available at

Author: Clare Feikert-Ahalt More by this author
Topic: Immigration and nationality More on this topic
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom More about this jurisdiction

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Last updated: 03/02/2008