An Australian-style points-based system would allow Britain to control the number of people coming into the country after Brexit but still welcome much needed professionals like nurses, according to the Conservatives.
Theresa May has voiced concerns over Boris Johnson’s attempts to control immigration into the UK.
Campaigners have said the UK’s immigration system “defies basic common sense” after a young doctor who has spent the majority of her life in the country was asked to leave.
Immigration to the UK from the EU is at its lowest level since 2013, according to the latest estimates.
The number of businesses in Scotland has risen by 46% over the last two decades but the increase lags behind the UK as a whole, new research has found.
Camila Cabello has called on the US government to “close the camps” as she became the latest celebrity to speak out against the country’s immigration policies.
Six people have been detained following a string of visits to Highland premises carried out by immigration officers.
Aberdeen has been confirmed as Scotland’s most international city, with nearly a fifth of residents born outside the UK.
Michael Gove has admitted the UK Government must relax post-Brexit immigration rules to ensure foreign workers are attracted into the fish processing industry.
The number of foreign workers coming to start life in the north-east has dropped dramatically in the three years since Brexit was announced.
A Highland-based soldier will be reunited with his daughter in Scotland after the Home Office ruled her application now met immigration rules.
Theresa May's Brexit immigration policy was branded "heartless" after it emerged an 87-year-old woman living in Scotland had been asked to register to stay in the UK.
An Inverness family has begged the Home Office to "let our girl come home" after officials refused to grant their daughter a visa and "dragged their heels" over requests to review the decision.
Home Office officials have been blasted for suggesting an Inverness family and their MP have been “lying” over an immigration case.
Migration minister Ben Macpherson yesterday said Brexit was making it more difficult for an Aberdeen-based charity to recruit volunteers to support adults with additional needs.
The restrictive immigration regime planned by Theresa May’s government ‘completely pulls the rug from under the feet of business and communities in the Highlands and Islands’.
A north-east MSP has claimed planned changes to the immigration system will damage Scotland’s “economy, communities, NHS and public services.”
Immigration officers have raided a Stonehaven restaurant.
MPs have called on ministers to provide EU citizens living in the UK with a “complete answer” amid confusion over their post-Brexit future.
People from overseas living in the north-east will now be forced to make a 200-mile round trip to use biometric services to apply for immigration documents.
A senior medic has blasted immigration rules which he claims have deprived north-east hospitals of highly-trained doctors.
The UK Government has been urged to carry out a review into giving Scotland powers over immigration policy to avoid a return to the “dark days” of depopulation.
Five alleged immigration offenders have been arrested by a Home Office enforcement team and police in an operation at two Shetland takeaways.
Post-Brexit Scotland will struggle to compete for EU workers, according to a new report, with north-east employers already feeling the pinch.
The SNP’s Westminster leader, Ian Blackford, has said Donald Trump’s visit to the UK should be cancelled, following outrage over children being caged on the border between the USA and Mexico.
A woman who adopted a baby to save his life has been left devastated following an unsuccessful three-year battle with officials to get a British passport for her son.
The tax office has been accused of ‘Mafia tactics’ by Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael.
Theresa May has pledged to review the case of 10-year-old asylum seeker Giorgi Kakava, an orphan who is under threat of deportation from Scotland.
Tax breaks could be included in a “Come to Scotland” package that would be designed to entice a new wave of skilled migrant workers after independence.
Politicians have held crisis talks with government officials calling for changes to immigration rules for fishermen and fruit pickers to help protect both industries.
Warnings of a crisis in farming due to a shortage of workers has come from MPs looking at the impact of Brexit.
Scotland will need to find alternatives to immigration to boost population, according to a report from independent experts.