Put architects on priority list, says Home Office migration advisor

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Move would help non-EU architects jump the visa queue

The government has been advised to add architects to the list of occupations the country is short of.

The profession was included on an expanded “shortage occupation list” by the Migration Advisory Committee yesterday.

People qualified to do jobs on the list are effectively able to jump the queue for tier 2 skilled visas for non-European migrants. Currently people from the EEA don’t need a visa to work in the UK.

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