US president Donald Trump has unveiled a new immigration plan, aiming to overturn decades of family-based policy with a new approach that favours younger, high-skilled workers he said will not compete for American jobs.
Michael Gove has urged the Home Secretary to introduce flexible immigration rules for skilled workers after Brexit to avoid vacancies in certain industries.
Businesses run by people who were born outwith Scotland contribute more than £13 billion to the economy of the country, according to analysis.
A growing number of Scots believe that too many people are entering the UK, according to a new poll.
Donald Trump has said he is considering releasing “illegal immigrants” in Democratic strongholds to punish his opponents for inaction on border security.
Some communities in Scotland might not be here in a decade if they are unable to attract working-age migrants, an immigration expert has told MSPs.
The case of a family at risk of deportation because they cannot afford the Home Office fee to process their application has been described as appalling by the First Minister.
The Home Office has come under fire after it emerged that fewer than half of immigration detainees depart the country when they leave detention.
Top universities have urged ministers to lower the salary threshold for skilled workers set out in the Government’s immigration plans, warning that failing to do so would be an “own goal”.
The UK Government’s immigration plans could reduce the number of workers in Scotland by up to 5% over the next two decades, it has been suggested.
Theresa May has hit back after being accused by former Tory MP Anna Soubry of having a personal problem with immigration.