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Spouse Visas: Should The Minimum Income Rule Be Rethought?

The UK Spouse Visa allows individuals to come and live in the UK permanently with their partner. It requires individuals to be able to prove that their relationship is genuine, and that they will be able to support themselves together whilst living in the UK. Putting together the necessary documentation for the Spouse Visa can … Continue reading Spouse Visas: Should The Minimum Income Rule Be Rethought?

The Top Immigration Stories Of The Week – December 2020

We are nearing the end of 2020, a year which has brought much turmoil for many across the world. With the pandemic still reaching new heights in the UK, Brexit negotiations nearing the ever-looming New Year’s Eve deadline, and worries about what trade may look like post-Brexit if no deal is confirmed, many are feeling … Continue reading The Top Immigration Stories Of The Week – December 2020

UK Employers Given Extra Guidance On Worker Sponsorship

  As the majority of people will be aware of by now, especially those who work with individuals on overseas worker visas, there are to be new rules coming into effect in the United Kingdom from 1st January 2021 regarding the current immigration system. The immigration system as we currently know it in the UK … Continue reading UK Employers Given Extra Guidance On Worker Sponsorship

In The News: An Enquiry Into Patel and Other Top Stories

  A number of scathing reports have been made in the news this week regarding the UK government with multiple stories circulating about the treatment of asylum seekers as well as groups who are settled in the United Kingdom. In this blog post, we round up some of the immigration news talking points of the … Continue reading In The News: An Enquiry Into Patel and Other Top Stories

Windrush Compensation Scheme Failing A Generation?

  Many individuals of the Windrush generation have been forced into vulnerable financial situations in the United Kingdom, after long waits for compensation payouts they were promised over two years ago. Applicants to the Windrush compensation scheme have spoken out against the Home Office in the United Kingdom, many claiming that they’ve faced long waits … Continue reading Windrush Compensation Scheme Failing A Generation?

Visa Rules Putting Migrants At Risk During Second Wave?

England is currently in it’s second lockdown of the year, with the second wave of Coronavirus hitting the nation. The country is in the second week of its four week lockdown, which is intended to act as a  pre-christmas ‘circuit breaker’ in an attempt to stop the current rapidly increasing spread of COVID-19. People across … Continue reading Visa Rules Putting Migrants At Risk During Second Wave?

Statement of Changes Updates: Migrant Rough Sleepers

  On 22nd October 2020, the Home Office published a new statement of changes to the immigration rules (HC 813) with a number of amendments and appendices added. Changes to Tier 2 visas, Overseas Business visas, general grounds for refusal, visitor rules, English language requirements and BNO visas are amongst those which have been updated. … Continue reading Statement of Changes Updates: Migrant Rough Sleepers

Offering Safe Routes For Refugees is Critical For The UK

  For many years now, discussions have been rife in the United Kingdom on how the country should respond to individuals making precarious journeys across the channel to the hopeful safety of British soil. Since the body of a young Syrian toddler, Alan Kurdi, was pictured washed up on a Turkish beach after making a … Continue reading Offering Safe Routes For Refugees is Critical For The UK

Top Immigration Stories From The Week – 16th-22nd October 2020

  The top immigration stories and political news of the week, from 16th-22nd October 2020:   1.Johnson expected to wait for US Election results before making a final decision on no-deal Brexit. It is being speculated that Boris Johnson’s final decision on whether the UK will exit the EU with no-deal will hang on the … Continue reading Top Immigration Stories From The Week – 16th-22nd October 2020

How will visa applications look under the UK’s new points-based immigration system?

  The new points based immigration system is due to roll out in the United Kingdom from 1st January 2021, following the UK’s exit from the European Union. This will change the way that free travel works in and out of the UK, and may also affect the way that visa applications are made. The … Continue reading How will visa applications look under the UK’s new points-based immigration system?

Unpacking the UK’s potential ‘Australia style’ Brexit deal.

With the Coronavirus pandemic overshadowing the world’s news this year, updates on Brexit and the UK’s exit deal have been somewhat cast aside from public view. However, news was released last week that in Boris Johnson’s ongoing negotiations for a UK exit deal, the EU refused to agree on his proposed ‘Canada style’ trade deal. … Continue reading Unpacking the UK’s potential ‘Australia style’ Brexit deal.

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