The Immigration Rules around visas for foreign medics swings between the needs to maintain an immigration as per government policy and the very real need the NHS has to be able to find enough staff. In what can only be described as a victory both for common sense, UK patients and overseas doctors, a forthcoming … Continue reading More Visas for foreign doctors and overseas medics due to change in the immigration laws.
Home Secretary Has Announced A New Start Up Visa For The UK In Spring 2019, the UK Immigration Authorities will start staking applications for a new “start-up visa” to commence business in the United Kingdom. This was announced by the Home Secretary as part of Tech Week on 13th June 2018. The visa is described in … Continue reading A new start up visa for the UK?
At the time of writing it is gay pride month, which brings into sharp contrast the relatively progressive strides that the UK is taken for its own gay residents as opposed to the harsh approach it takes to foreign nationals who claim asylum here as a result of their sexuality. Clients with an LGBT profile … Continue reading Can Gay People Claim Asylum Based On Their Sexuality
Those advising immigration clients have long had to adjust their advice to take into account the fact that the Home Office, with startling regularity, lose personal documents. Many immigration solicitors will always advise when asked by clients as to whether the documents will be returned that in most cases or documents will be returned but … Continue reading Why are the home office losing documents?
The government, in the form of Home Secretary Sajid Javid, is reported to have agreed to stop removing from the United Kingdom individuals who were denied permanent residency in United Kingdom as a result of the controversial use of rule 322 (five). The government was criticised for the use of this provision as it led … Continue reading Government U-turn on immigration rule 322
As any Israeli immigration lawyer will be able to describe describe, the process by which individuals can obtain Israeli nationality is relatively straightforward if they are Jewish. The law of return as it is known is a cornerstone of the founding of the state of his rail. As part of its remit to provide a … Continue reading How has Roman Abramovich obtained Israeli citizenship
Various news reports Have confirmed that Roman Abramovich has been outside of the UK after the expiry of his Visa, with various commentators suggesting that this might be an indication of the toughest dance on Russian national’s holding visas for the UK. A closer inspection of his Visa and how it works explains the predicament … Continue reading Roman Abramovich Without UK Visa
Evidencing the financial requirement – August 2017 Those following immigration law this year, may be aware of a landmark case, one that had the potential to change the lives of many by challenging the strict rules on finances for UK spouse and family member applications. The controversial rule – that partners in the UK meet … Continue reading Amendments to the UK Spouse Visa August 2017