While the vagueness of the Green Card Lottery masks Africa's real intellectual and skills losses, the European schemes and especially the UK Highly Skilled Migrant Programme
(HSMP) is based on a points calculator or criteria which is more to the point.
In the Highly Skilled Migrant Programme
only the threshold salary must be met, and the threshold is much lower.
A knowledge of English language has recently been introduced as part of the revised Highly Skilled Migrant Programme
A YOU could apply for leave to remain in the UK under the work permit scheme or the Highly Skilled Migrant Programme
scheme when you get an appropriate job.
Set up "highly skilled migrant programme
" to attract the world's brainpower.
Earlier this month the Home Office announced a major shake-up of the Highly Skilled Migrant Programme
to apply to all future initial and extension applications.
Alternately you could apply for leave to remain in the UK under Highly Skilled Migrant Programme
"As announced this summer in our review of the Immigration Nationality Directorate, we intend to double our enforcement budget by 2009/10 and we will increasingly expect businesses and colleges to play their part to make sure the system is as strong as it needs to be." Mr Byrne explained that the Highly Skilled Migrant Programme
(HSMP) would allow industry to recruit workers with skills currently needed in the workforce, such as health and computer professionals.
So, employers wishing to recruit Romanian or Bulgarian nationals will only be able to do so either through one of the limited sector based schemes currently in operation, or through one of the existing immigration categories that permits individuals to work in the UK, such as the Work Permit or Highly Skilled Migrant Programme