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Immigration just got TOUGHER

Family immigration changes announced

The Government this week has announced changes to the Immigration Rules for non-European Economic Area (non-EEA) nationals applying to enter or remain in the UK on the family migration route. The new Immigration Rules will also unify consideration under the rules and Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, by defining the basis on which a person can enter or remain in the UK on the basis of their family or private life. Most of these changes will apply to new applicants from 9 July 2012.

The changes include:

·         introducing a new minimum income threshold of £18,600 for sponsoring the settlement in the UK of a spouse or partner, fiancĂ©(e) or proposed civil partner, of non-European Economic Area (EEA) nationality, with a higher threshold for any children also sponsored; £22,400 for one child and an additional £2,400 for each further child;
·         publishing, in casework guidance, a list of factors associated with genuine and no…

Entering and Remaing in the UK just get tougher!

Family immigration changes announced   The Government this week has announced changes to the Immigration Rules for non-European Economic Area (non-EEA) nationals applying to enter or remain in the UK on the family migration route. The new Immigration Rules will also unify consideration under the rules and Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, by defining the basis on which a person can enter or remain in the UK on the basis of their family or private life. Most of these changes will apply to new applicants from 9 July 2012.   The changes include:   ·         introducing a new minimum income threshold of £18,600 for sponsoring the settlement in the UK of a spouse or partner, fiancĂ©(e) or proposed civil partner, of non-European Economic Area (EEA) nationality, with a higher threshold for any children also sponsored; £22,400 for one child and an additional £2,400 for each further child; ·         publishing, in casework guidance, a list of factors associated with genuine …

His Mercy endures forever?..Letter to my friends

My season of His enduring mercy. July-August 2012

God has been good to us. His mercies endure forever. According to Plasm 136 we can see expressions of God's mercies in parts.

1. His creative powers...verses 4-9
2. His deliverance powers...verses 10-12
3. His victorious powers...verses 13-24
4. His miraculous powers....verse 13-16
5. His provision powers...verse 25

All the above has to do with Him only and with His mercies. Romans 9:16 says not of him who wills or of him who runs but of Him who shows mercy. There is no human effort that could match the above. If not for him, we would have been consumed.  The Bible says "I returned and saw under the sun that The race  is  not to the swift, Nor the battle to the strong, Nor bread to the wise, Nor riches to men of understanding, Nor favor to men of skill; But time and chance happen to them all. (Ecclesiastes 9:11 NKJV)...The Creator is in control of time here and gives us chance, because he works all things for our good. Romans …