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Immigration: Salary threshold set to be lowered

Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Priti Patel are expected to set out their immigration reforms, including a drop in salary threshold for some migrants, at a cabinet meeting on Friday.
Currently, skilled migrants from outside the EU need to have a job offer with a minimum salary of £30,000.
The BBC understands ministers plan to lower this threshold to £25,600.
Workers from the EU will face the same rules once the transition period for leaving the EU ends on 31 December.
Workers earning less might be allowed to make up "points" elsewhere in order to be granted a visa if they work in a sector with a skills shortage. Points will also be awarded for speaking good English or for having an outstanding educational background.
The Home Office said it would set out the details of what would be a "firmer and fairer new system" in due course.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-51430811
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