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Spouse Visa Extension - My Sponsoring Spouse Lost Their Job and Is on Benefits

For those on a spouse visa, having their sponsoring partner lose their Job is a hard time for to mee...

Coronavirus Self-employment Income Support Scheme: How to Claim the Grant

The ongoing SEISS has currently been extended for those self-employed or partnership members that ha...

What Effect Will Covid-19 Have on My Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Extension?

For those intending to extend their entrepreneur visa, the coronavirus pandemic has caused a lot of ...

NHS Migrant Surcharge Scrapped for NHS Workers

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson finally bows to pressure to scrap the controversial immigration heal...

COVID-19: Reduction in Overseas Students Revealed in Immigration Statistics

UK Government's immigration statistics reveals a significant drop in study visas (Tier 4) applicatio...

Sole Representative Visa Criteria To Tighten Up

Sole Representative Visa category changes effective 4 June 2020 the home office has amended eligibil...

Changes to Legal Aid for Appeals Lodged Online During the Coronavirus Pandemic

In May 2020, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) announced changes to the legal aid fixed fee structure fo...

How to Claim Political Asylum in the UK

If you have reached a country and have applied for political asylum there, you are an asylum seeker....

Help - I Missed My Immigration Hearing and I Have A Deportation Order

Your lawyer will file a motion with the Tribunal to reopen the hearing and request a stay of deporta...

I Am Currently on A Tier 2 Visa, Are There Quicker Options To ILR?

There are two main immigration routes in the UK that have a time to ILR of less than five years in t...

Making the Switch from a UK Tier 4 Study Visa to a Tier 2 Work Visa

For Students on Tier 4 visas wishing to start their career after study in the UK, tier 2 (general vi...

Northern Ireland-Born British & Irish Treated As EU Citizens

Home Office confirmed that all people born in Northern Ireland, whether Irish or British, will be tr...

Why Did The UK Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Close?

A statement was released by the Home Office Announcing the closing of the tier 1 entrepreneur visa I...

A Quick Guide To The Family Visa Minimum Income Requirements

For family members wishing to join a loved one already in the UK, knowing the exact minimum income r...

Start-up Visa and Innovator Visa Endorsement - The Basics

If you are from outside the European Economic Area, the Start-up or Innovator Visa provides a viable...

Genuine Causes for Overstaying a UK Visa

obtaining a visa for the UK the rules are complex and they are constantly evolving. The onus tends t...

Five Things To Remember When Applying For a UK Spouse Visa Extension

Be in no doubt, the application process for an extension of a UK Spouse Visa is not a mere formality...

The UK Shortage Occupation List

Planning to come to the UK, at this time of Shortage Occupation, then you will normally require havi...

Spousal Visa Access To Benefits

Can I Access UK benefits if I hold a spouse Visa? As a Spouse Visa holder in the UK, you may be wond...

Top 11 Most Ridiculous Reasons for Visa Overstay

In this article you will see the top 11 most ridiculous reasons why people overstay on their visa in...

Has the British Government Learnt from The Windrush Scandal

The Windrush Scandal was one of the most shameful incidents in modern British history and exposed ma...

How Will Coronavirus Impact Immigration to the UK

Although the UK government are not immediately placing restrictions on people entering the UK in rel...

Spouse visa English Language Requirement

Spouse visa English language requirement: The minimum standard required, as appropriate, level A1 or...

Switching from a Spouse Visa to Tier 2 Visa

If you wish to switch your visa from Spouse to a Tier 2 in the UK, this article discusses the condit...

EU Settlement Scheme: Family Permit For Non-EEA Family Members

The EU settlement scheme also allows family members as well as non-EEA family members of EU national...

Switching a Tier 5 Visa to a Spouse Visa

UK Spouse Visa holders can work full-time and without restrictions. In addition, there are no limita...

Don't Lose Your Top Talent

Startups need top talent to grow and proper. The Tier 2 visa route makes this possible. Smart busine...

Sponsor Licence Renewal Guidance: How Long Does a Sponsor Licence Last?

There is no limit on the number of times a business can renew Any existing sponsor licence holders c...

How Can I Find a Tier 2 or 5 Sponsorship Employer?

If you are from outside of the EEA/EU and are looking to work in the UK, use this guide to find out ...

Can an Illegal Immigrant Get Married in the UK?

For illegal immigrants who wish to get married in the UK, one of the first hurdle to hit is applying...

Landlords' immigration checks fuelling discrimination - New report claims

Right to rent checks fueling discrimination. New report finds. Contact us today to deal with your en...

EU Citizens and Comprehensive Sickness Insurance - What's the Big Secret?

EU Citizens and Comprehensive Sickness Insurance (CSI) - What's the Big Secret? EU citizens will nee...

Our Guide to the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS)

The Immigration Health Surcharge is a required payment for majority of non-EEA visa applicants, depe...

How to Prepare for Life in The UK Test

To carefully prepare for Life in The UK Test, read this complete guide on how best to study for Life...

UK Immigration Rules Not Fit For Purpose

The rules need to be streamlined. At the moment, it is virtually incomprehensible for ordinary peopl...

The Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Extension Demystified

This article details how to ensure that your Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa extension application is grant...

Can Meghan Markle Still Secure British Citizenship?

Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, is not yet a British Citizen, some may think she is by right, ...

Will an Australian-style Immigration System Work in the UK?

Many experts see the Australian style point-based system as a robust immigration system and have bee...

Britain Has Left The Building

Sir Tim Barrow hand delivered Theresa May's letter to President Donald Tusk, officially informing hi...

Britain's Home Secretary Calls for Report on Impact of Brexit.

Britain's Home Secretary Amber Rudd have called for a report to be produced on the impact of Brexit ...

Is the UK still a destination for top tech Talents?

Even with the discontent Trump is facing, according to report by International Recruiter Hired, the ...

Summary of the Tier 2 visa process

Summary of the Tier 2 visa process - A migrant's perspective. A quick snapshot of the Tier 2 visa ap...

Crises of Compassion - Home Office targeting Vulnerable foreigners

The Home Office has been accused of 'crises of compassion' of using rough sleeper data to deport ill...

Increase in Long-term Migration

There's a rise in long-term migration as developed countries now have larger population due to forei...

UK Business Visa

With the UK being one of the world's largest financial markets, many organisation are moving to the ...

Obtaining a Spouse Visa and Dependant Visa.

Would like to know if it's possible to obtain a spouse visa for my partner and a dependant visa for ...

The CIPD Warns On Lack Of Tier 2 Visa Use By Small Business In UK

CIPD (The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) Warns Tier 2 Visa's are Barely used by ...

UK Elections - What are each party plans for International students?

UK Elections - What are each party plans for International students? Issues here include fate of pos...

Each Party's Manifesto For Brexit

Each Party's Manifesto for Brexit - Three parties three approaches. Understand what each party is sa...

Interpreting Home Office' Immigration Audit results

Interpreting Home Office' Immigration Audit results. Have you recently gone through an audit or you ...

Grenfell Tower Survivors In Immigration Amnesty

Grenfell tower survivors in immigration amnesty. It is believed that efforts aren't being helped by ...

Australia Visa Talks

Australian officials have stated that any future trade deal will be affected by the UK's position on...

Prime Minister under Pressure as Campaigner's Threaten to take legal challenge Against the Government

As if the Prime Minister wasn't under enough pressure campaigners threatens a legal challenge agains...

Prime Minister's Spokesman Confirmed Freedom Of Movement to UK from EU May End.

The Prime Minister's spokesman has confirmed that freedom of movement to the UK from the EU may come...

What is the Controversy Around American Dirt and Migration?

The New novel, American Dirt, by Jeanine Cummins, received a mix of praise and vitriol. She exposed ...

Spouse Visa Right To Work

It is possible to Switch from a Tier 5 work visa in the UK to a Spouse visa if you meet the eligibil...

Tier 1 Extension Entrepreneur Refusal - why, and what can be done?

Living on a Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa in the UK, you may be considering extending your visa after you...

Why Choose An SRA Regulated Immigration Law Firm?

Choosing the wrong immigration Solicitor can make the difference between receiving clearance or outr...

How Can I Get UK Citizenship Through Investment?

Investment in the UK will guarantee citizenship if an EU/EEA Citizen An investor must have stayed co...

Understanding Retained Rights of Residence for EEA Nationals in the UK

Certain family members of EEA nationals can retain their rights of residence in the UK if the spons...

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