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UK bans foreign health workers, caregivers from bringing families

The United Kingdom, UK, government has issued a statement banning international health workers and carers from bringing their dependents to the country on work visas

UK bans foreign health workers, caregivers from bringing families

According to the statement released on Monday, the UK said the ban was part of the plans to reduce migration.

This was announced by the Secretary of State for the Home Department, James Cleverly, in a statement on the Home Office X account.

“From today, care workers entering the UK on Health and Care Worker visas can no longer bring dependants,” Cleverly wrote.

“This is part of our plan to deliver the biggest ever cut in migration.”

An infographic was also placed on the account, saying “Banned: Overseas care workers from bringing dependants.

“120,000 people who arrived last year would no longer be eligible under our new rules,” it added.

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