In recent times the Government has announced changes to the fees for visa applications, applications for British Nationality and premium services. These changes are due to commence from 6th April 2014. Minister for Immigration Mark Harper stated in his ministerial statement: “In developing these proposals, the Home Office has sought to limit most increases to … Continue reading Significant increase in visa fees to be implemented
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This blog post looks at old changes announced within immigration law. Take a look at our blog to read some more recent updates. General Provisions From the 9th July 2012, the family migration routes have been completely overhauled. The new rules are contained in a new Appendix to the immigration rules and cover the new categories. The … Continue reading New Family Migration Rules Part 1
Unmarried Partners – is it for you? The reality of the situation is that Marriage is not for everyone. This, in itself, should not be a curb in making an application to join your partner in the UK and in fact there are provisions in place for Unmarried Partners. The Immigration Rules allow a foreign … Continue reading The UK Unmarried Partner Visa – Is It Right For You?
Marriage Visas in the UK require skill and care from an immigration solicitor or immigration lawyer. Hassan Padhani, one of our immigration lawyers specialising in marriage and spouse cases explains: There are two main categories that fall under the marriage route; – Those Married to a British citizen – Those Married to an EEA national … Continue reading Marriage Visas – a UK guide
The UK Immigration rules for Gay Couples remain relatively generous compared to other Western countries. They create a popular visa route for many same sex couples who are interested in moving out their own countries. They are however, quite difficult to find and the information is not presented well on the UKBA website, we hope … Continue reading Six Top Tips on Gay Marriage and Immigration to the UK
Marriage Visas are the method by which British nationals can bring their spouse to the UK for settlement. Here are the Top 10 questions that our lawyers are asked about this important immigration category 1.Can only British Nationals apply? No, under the rules non British nationals who hold ILR (indefinite leave to remain can also … Continue reading UK Marriage Visas – Top 10 FAQ’s
Scenario: Trina, an American national, is engaged to be married to Herbert, a British national. The couple wish to settle in the UK. As Trina has always aspired to a wedding in the heart of the English countryside, the couple embark on their journey into wedding preparation whilst simultaneously preparing an application for a Fiancée … Continue reading Sophia Gandhi on Fiancee Visas