Get ready for Brexit – Our Immigration Lawyers advise: Europeans living in the UK The UK will leave the European Union on 31 October 2019. I work as an immigration practitioner and on a personal level, have a lot of European friends. What has amazed me in recent weeks is the lack of knowledge shown … Continue reading Get ready for Brexit
The OISC provides an advisor finder service which list all regulated for profit and not for profit providers. How do you find the best OISC advisor? Here are our best tips in finishing a lawyer regulated by the OISC. Choose a firm that is established. You would rather choose a firm that had just opened … Continue reading 10 tips On How To Choose The Best OISC Immigration Advisor.
On a recent trip to a UK-based scientific fusion centre, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced plans for a new visa scheme that would, in his words, “Attract new scientists like iron filings“. Colourful language aside, immigration solicitors will be seeking clarification as to how this new Visa scheme would work. Picking through the BBC … Continue reading What’s behind the Prime Minister‘s new proposal for a supercharged scientist Visa scheme?
One of the more generous aspects of UK immigration law is the fact that most visas (worth the noteworthy exception of student visas) lead to Indefinite leave to remain, usually after five years residing in the UK. Indefinite leave, a form of permanent residency in the UK, is a valuable asset for any migrant to … Continue reading Do you qualify for the 10 year long residence rule? 8 questions you should answer and 1 you don’t need to worry about.
Indefinite Leave to Remain is a form of permanent residency that exists in the UK, the equivalent in the United States being a Green Card. As many Immigration Solicitors are aware, It can often takes a considerable number of years residing in the UK before you can get indefinite leave to remain. Here are the … Continue reading THE 9 BEST REASONS TO GET INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN IN THE UK (AND 1 DANGER TO WATCH OUT FOR)
What is a “Golden Visa”? A Golden visa generally refers to a type of visa that is offered by several EU countries, these visa are designed to have a straightforward application procedure as compared to other visa categories. The visas also aim to reduce the requirements that a migrant must meet to keep their visa … Continue reading Westkin Associates – Golden Visa
New Prime Minister Boris Johnson, will have much on his plate with the Brexit (non) negotiations with the EU. Immigration remains an issue that divides the nation and perhaps underlines much of the ill-feeling that led to the Brexit vote over two years ago. These ill-feelings, the failure of the Hostile Environment, business concern over … Continue reading 5 things that Boris Johnson and Priti Patel shouldn’t change in the Immigration Rules, despite the temptation… An open letter.
Click here for part 1 of our Golden Visa series. The Golden Visa changes 29 March 2019 Following the 6 November 2014 changes the investor visa pottered along for a few more years. Although total number of new applicants had significantly decreased, the program did still have its suitors. During this period the visa came … Continue reading Westkin Associates – The History of the Golden Visa Part 2 – March 2019 and the future