UK Immigration: Government rejects Universities’ demand to exclude foreign students from immigration figures
Government’s immigration policy does not hinder genuine students from coming to the UK and instead benefits UK universities, the Immigration Minister Damian Green has said.
The minister was responding to a letter from 70 heads of universities to the Prime Minister David Cameron urging him to exclude foreign students from the overall immigration crackdown. Sir Menzies Campbell, the former Lib Dem leader and St Andrews chancellor, Sir Richard Lambert, former head of the Confederation of British Industry and chancellor of Warwick among others, signed the letter.
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