Minimum-income rules for spousal visa applications have angered many immigrants to the UK. Now, pending review, the Home Office has paused all applications that have been refused on these grounds.
South Africa’s Ministry of Home Affairs might introduce visas for British officials travelling to South Africa, but will spare other UK visitors for now
From 28 October 2013, all applicants for settlement (Indefinite Leave to Remain) in the UK, as well as UK citizenship would be expected to pass the Life in the UK test, and to pass an English speaking and listening test.
The unmarried partner visa immigration category enables unmarried partners of persons present and settled in the UK who have lived together in a heterosexual or same-sex relationship akin to marriage for at least two years continuously, to apply to join their partner in the UK.