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Immigration Controls

Question for Home Office

UIN 62977, tabled on 2 February 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the Government's policy is on (a) reducing the level of migration to the UK and (b) caps related to international student recruitment.

Answered on

7 February 2017

The Government is committed to bringing down net migration to sustainable levels.

There is no limit to the number of genuine international students who can come to study in the United Kingdom. There are no plans to change this.

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Home Office
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