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Finding an immigration solicitor or immigration advisor

This blog’s purpose is to assist persons looking for immigration advice on some of the terminology used and to provide some guidance on the main differences between solicitors and other accredited professionals.  What is an immigration solicitor? Most people know the term ‘immigration solicitor’.   This is a person regulated by the Solicitor’s Regulation Authority to … Continue reading Finding an immigration solicitor or immigration advisor

Guidance for using an interpreter for immigration interviews and hearings

A guide for Applicants and Appellants on giving evidence through interpreters.   This blog is also written with interpreters in mind to provide guidance to interpreters on how to ensure interpreting is conducted with minimal errors. If you are an Applicant with the intention of giving your evidence in a language other than English, you must … Continue reading Guidance for using an interpreter for immigration interviews and hearings

Overstayed your UK visa? Support from London immigration solicitors

When do you become and overstayer? How can you avoid being an overstayer? And crucially, what is the long-term impact of overstaying in the UK in terms of future applications? ‘Overstayer’ is a word used frequently by persons in the UK and otherwise; it is crucially often misunderstood and incorrectly used.  A person that ‘overstays’ … Continue reading Overstayed your UK visa? Support from London immigration solicitors

Submitting appeals documents under UK Immigration Law

Submitting the notice of appeal – time limits: Rule 19 of  The Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) Rules 2014, permits that a notice of appeal must be submitted: Within 14 days of the date the Home Office decision was sent, where the appellant is in the UK (rule 19(2)) Within 28 days … Continue reading Submitting appeals documents under UK Immigration Law

Brexit could favour immigration outside of London

Following the Queen’s speech on 14 October, the government has unveiled an immigration bill which would end free movement and favour migrants seeking work outside of London. Priti Patel, UK Home Secretary, has spoken of the need for the UK to adopt an Australian points-based system and is considering rules which would encourage skilled migration … Continue reading Brexit could favour immigration outside of London

Six Article 8 ECHR case law an OISC practitioner cannot do without

OISC practitioners who have been practicing for some time will be aware of the whiplash that developments in caselaw and Home Office interpretation of the meaning of Article 8 can give you! Some stand the test of time, others not so much. As of today’s date, these are the six most important pieces of case … Continue reading Six Article 8 ECHR case law an OISC practitioner cannot do without

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