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Are Overseas Summer Holidays Off the Menu This Year?

In this article, we will take a look at whether it is likely that we can go on holiday overseas this...

Home Office Revives Plan to Deport Non-UK Rough Sleepers

In this article, we will take a look at Priti Patel’s plans to use personal data obtained from chari...

Applying for FLR(IR) to Extend My Stay in the UK

In this article, we will explain who should use the FLR(IR) form when applying for a visa extension ...

Are the Rises in COVID-19 Cases a Cause for Concern?

In this article, we will discuss whether the rise in COVID-19 cases in the UK is a cause for concern...

US B visas for Foreigners

In this article, we will take a look at who need to apply for a US B-1 or B-2 visa, the activities t...

Sponsorship of US Employee For Permanent Residence Status

In this article, we will explain how a US employer can sponsor an overseas employee for permanent re...

Questions For Spouse Visa Appeal Hearing You Need To Know During The Appeal Process

In this article, we will explain the types of questions you need to be prepared to answer to defend ...

IR-2 Visa: Applying For A Green Card For Children Under 21

In this article, we will explain how te IR-2 child visa works, the eligibility rules, and how to app...

Permanent Residence Application After Five Years as the Sole Representative of an Overseas Business Visa

Description: In this article, we will explain how migrants on a Representative of an Overseas Busine...

How to Apply for an E-2 Treaty Investor Visa?

In this article, we will explain what the E-2 Treaty Investor visa is for, who can apply, the eligib...

How Do I Renew My British Passport In The US?

In this article, we will explain how to renew your British passport from the United States, the proc...

How Can I be Legally Authorised to Work in the US for Any Employer?

In this article, we will explain two of the immigration options available for migrant workers who wo...

COVID-19: One Year On Masks and Social Distancing Could Be Till Years to Come

In this article, we will take a look at what the next year may hold for the UK and the wider world a...

COVID-19: Astra Zeneca Vaccine Given All Clear By EU and US Authorities, But Has the Damage Been Done?

In this article, we will explore how Astra-Zeneca has been embroiled in a political storm in relatio...

UK Visa Extension vs BRP replacement – Things you need to know

In this article, we will answer some of the frequently asked questions we receive regarding UK visa ...

Biden's Immigration Reform Bill Introducing Eight-year Pathway to Citizenship

In this article, we will outline Joe Biden's Immigration Reform Bill, which will introduce an eight-...

2021 Supreme Court Case (G vs G) Confirms Abducted Children At Risk of Persecution Cannot be Returned Home Until Their Asylum Claim is Assessed

In this article, we will explain the outcome and the reasoning behind the Supreme Court’s decision i...

What Steps Should an Employer Take to Prevent an Employee Overstaying their Visa?

In this article, we will explain some of the key steps your business can take to avoid one of your s...

What Jobs are in High Demand in the UK for 2021?

In this article, we will take a look at some of the jobs which are currently in high demand in the U...

What are the New Changes for Dependants of a Skilled Worker?

In this article, we will take a look at the eligibility criteria for a skilled worker visa dependant...

Skilled Worker Visa: What Is The Minimum Salary If The Applicant Is Not At A Senior Level?

In this article, we will discuss the minimum salary requirement for the UK Skilled Worker visa, and ...

Skilled Worker Visa: What Is The Minimum Salary If An Employee Works More Than 48 Hours Per Week?

In this article, we will outline the Skilled Worker visa immigration rules when calculating the mini...

Moving to the UK from Canada: When Your Company Relocates You to the United Kingdom

In this article, we will explain how an employee of a Canadian business with a branch or subsidiary ...

How Much Does it Cost a UK Employer to Hire a Skilled Worker in 2021?

In this article, we will explain the costs involved in recruiting an overseas candidate under the Sk...

European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) Does it Still Apply After Brexit?

In this article, we will take a look at whether the UK is still bound by the European Convention on ...

UK Spouse Visa Application Timeline 2021

In this article, we will explain the timeline for acquiring a UK spouse visa in 2021. For expert as...

What You Need to Know About the Irish Critical Skills Employment Permit

In this article, we will outline what you need to know about the Irish Critical Skills Employment Pe...

EU Settlement Scheme Family Permit - Can I Still Apply for EEA (FM) after Brexit

In this article, we will discuss whether it is still possible for non-EU/EEA nationals with EU/EEA f...

How to Search for and identify Licensed Sponsor for Health and Care Worker visa in the UK

In this article, we take a look at how suitably qualified overseas workers can find a sponsored heal...

Life in the UK for new BN(O) arrivals from Hong Kong

In this article, we will look at some of the challenges and opportunities available to Hong Kong BN(...

End of the Brexit Customs Grace Period - What Will Happen on 1st April 2021?

In this article, we will look at the ending of the Brexit customs ‘grace period’ and what this means...

Post-Brexit 2021 Skilled Worker Sponsorship Eligibility Rules

In this article, we will explain the new post-Brexit Skilled Worker sponsorship rules and the proces...

What Is A Transfer Of Undertakings And How Does It Affect A Skilled Worker Visa Holder?

In this article, we will explain what is meant by the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employ...

What Does a UK Ancestry Visa Entitle Me To?

In this article, we will explain the benefits of holding a UK Ancestry visa, the eligibility rules a...

Intra-Company Transfer Permits For Company Branch Overseas

In this article, we will explain how the Intra-company Transfer visa works, who is eligible, and whe...

Switching from UK Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa to Skilled Worker Visa

In this article, we will take a look at whether and how it is possible to switch from a UK Tier 1 En...

Can I Combine Time Spent on a Tier 2 General Visa and a Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa for the Five Years Continuous Route for ILR?

In this article, we will discuss whether it is possible for migrants to combine the time they have s...

Can I Apply for an Innovator Visa from Inside or Outside the UK?

In this article, we will take a look at the UK Innovator visa, whether this can be applied for insid...

COVID-19: Updated Guidance on Travelling to the UK and Jobs that Qualify for Travel Exemptions

In this article, we will look at the latest guidance for those planning to travel to the UK and expl...

The UK Health and Care Worker visa Application: Cost and Eligibility Criteria

In this article, we will explain how to apply for a UK Health and Care Worker visa, including the co...

Global Talent Visa - Extension & ILR

In this article, we will explain how those already in the UK on a Global Talent visa can apply for a...

Applying for Global Talent visa outside the UK: Cost, Requirements and Visa Processing Time

In this article, we will discuss the process of applying for the Global Talent visa, the eligibility...

How Do I Convert A Tier 2 Dependent Visa To Tier 2 / Skilled Worker Visa?

In this article, we will explain how Skilled Worker visa dependant can switch to a Skilled Worker vi...

Sponsored Family Visitor Visa (Subclass 600)

In this article, we will explain the purpose of the Australia sponsored family visitor visa (subclas...

Easy Guide To Australia Migration From UK

In this article, we will outline your immigration options for moving from the UK to Australia in 202...

Your Guide to Graduate Visa for International Students

In this article, we will look at what we know so far of the new UK post-graduate visa for internatio...

NHS Surgery Waiting Lists Reach Peak Levels

In this article, we will take a look at the indirect health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U...

Brexit Implication On UK Employment Laws

In this article, we will take a look at some of the areas of employment law which may be affected by...

COVID-19: The Pivotal Role of Immigrants in Coronavirus Vaccine Development

In this article, we will take a look at the latest COVID-19 vaccine news and the role which immigran...

COVID-19 – Is the Latest Lockdown Proving Effective?

In this article, we will take a look at the effectiveness of the current lockdown and sats for Engla...

The Impact of the US Election on Future US Immigration Policy

In this article, we will take a look at how the US election results will likely impact on future US ...

Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) - Benefits and Eligibility

In this article, we will focus specifically on the Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190), explaining...

Post Study Work Visa in Australia

In this article, we will explain the rules and conditions which apply to the Temporary Graduate visa...

How Long Does It Take To Get A Bridging Visa For Australia?

In this article, we will explain the different types of Australian bridging visa, and how long the a...

EU Blue Card Requirements And Benefits

In this article, we will discuss the purpose of the EU Blue Card, who is eligible and the benefits o...

Can I Change From Student Visa To Work Visa In Australia If Sponsored?

In this article, we will explain the options available for students in Australia who plan to work on...

Who Can Apply For A Merits Review For A Protection Visa In Australia?

In this article, we will outline if a migrant who has been refused a protection visa can apply for a...

How To Sponsor An Immigrant Friend To The US

In this article, we will explain how you can sponsor an immigrant friend to come to the United State...

What Documents Are Required To Establish Your Eligibility For Lawful Permanent Resident Status In The US?

In this article, we will explain which document you may need to provide in order to support your app...

How To Change My US Visa Status From F-2 To H-1b

In this article, we will take a look at whether it is possible for a migrant in the US on an F-2 vis...