UK Tier 1 Investor Visa Numbers Soar 65% YoY in 2017, Chinese Lead the Way

Recent figures from the Home Office reveal that 2017 was the best year on record for the UK’s Tier 1 Investor Visa program since the investment requirement doubled from one to two million in 2014.  355 main applicants received approvals in 2017, up from 215 in 2016, a year-on-year increase of 65%. Accounting for 116

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Russian Tier 1 Investors in UK to Have their Visas “Reviewed” In Wake of Diplomatic Rout

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced her officials will be scrutinizing the files of some 700 Russian investors who have obtained residence permits in the United Kingdom through the country’s Tier 1 Investor visa program. The announcement, published in Quartz, follows a spate of news stories surrounding the alleged poisoning of former Russian double agent (now

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