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    UK Shuts Out Unskilled Workers

    Saying it's taking "full control" of its borders post-Brexit, the British government has unveiled an immigration plan that won't grant visas to unskilled, non-English-speaking workers — including those from the European Union. Officials also urged local businesses to "adapt and adjust to the end of free movement." While the opposition Labour Party called the new policy exclusionary, Home Secretary Priti Patel said it's aimed at attracting "the brightest and the best."

    How will it work? In the Australian-style points-based system, immigrants will need to earn 70 points — 50 of which they'd get from speaking English and having an offer of skilled employment and an approved sponsor.

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