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Priti Patel to unveil details of new points-based immigration system
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Priti Patel to unveil details of new points-based immigration system

    Priti Patel will unveil more details of the Government's controversial new points-based immigration system this week, which she describes as a fairer, firmer, skills-led approach. The new immigration system will come into effect on January 1, 2021 after freedom of movement ends. It is designed to cut the number of low-skilled migrants entering Britain from the beginning of next year and make it easier for higher-skilled workers to get UK visas. But critics have slammed the proposals for being xenophobic and meaningless. The Home Secretary will declare Britain as open for business and ready to accept the brightest global talent when she releases details about the system on Monday. People who want to live and work in the UK will need to gain 70 points to be eligible...