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Theresa May: Britain Must Leave the European Convention on Human Rights

Theresa May suggests that the UK should remain in the UK but but out of the European Convention for ...

Can a Tier 4 Dependent Switch to a Tier 2 General Visa?

It's normal to feel doubt when switching to an alternative visa. Read our expert guide to add some c...

Tier 2 ICT: Can I Apply For Indefinite Leave To Remain

If you work for a business that is based in another country but has branches in the UK, you may find...

Update On Trump's Government Shutdown

Though the US government shutdown is now over If Trump a...

New Start-up Visa And Innovator Visa Suggest The UK Is Open For Business

The new start-up visa route and innovator visa route announced by the Home Secretary continues to ce...

Why Can't Politicians Agree On Brexit?

Looking from the outside, it's clear to see that a consensus on Brexit is far from close to happenin...

Implications of the New Innovator Visa Immigration Route for Current Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Holders

If you're concerned about how the new Innovator Visa affects your existing visa, read our guide to s...

Government Launches UK Immigration System Engagement Programme

The UK's immigration system has been overdue an update for some time. Our article sheds some light o...

Tier 1 Visa Categories

The Tier 1 visa categories allow foreign citizens looking to move or work in the UK as an investor a...

EEA Permanent Residence Processing Time

If you are wondering what the processing times for a permanent residence card application is, click ...

Tier 2 ICT to ILR

If you are currently living and working in the UK on a Tier 2 ICT Visa and your question is can Tier...

Illegal Immigrant Becoming Legal In The UK

If you are an illegal immigrant in the UK and are wondering how your stay can become legal, the firs...

Adult Whose Parents Are British But Was Born Abroad

Are you a British parent with non-British children above 18 and are seeking help with british citize...

Deportation And Returning To The UK

If your stay in the UK is on jeopardy or you are at risk of receiving deportation from the UK & are ...

The Windrush Scandal

Due to a number of cases being highlighted in recent times, the Windrush Scandal has been revealed t...

Application To Extend Student Visa

The student visa extension application may be unavoidable if you wish to continue your study in your...

Immigration Rules For Overstayers

If your stay in the UK has elapsed whilst you are still the country, you may be needing to find out ...

EEA Registration Certificate Processing Time

If you have been in the UK as a non- EEA citizen and are qualified for the Indefinite Leave to Remai...

My Visa Has Been Rejected, How Do I Go About An Immigration Appeal?

There is an immigration appeal process if your visa has been rejected. If you are wondering how to g...

Joint Application For British Citizenship

If you have obtained the ILR and have lived in the UK for another 12 months, then you may be eligibl...

Visa Application Processes For Those Coming To UK For Contracts Purposes

If you are coming to the UK for contract, you may be wondering how to go about the visa and applicat...

Determinants For British Passport Qualification

Who qualifies for a British passport may be dependent on a person's eligibility as a British nationa...

Requirements For Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur Seeking Visa Extension

If you have been in the UK for a year or 2 as a Tier 1 entrepreneur & your stay is almost due, you m...

As An Asylum Seeker What Are My Options For Getting Married To My British Spouse?

There may be no restrictions to marrying a British citizen as an asylum seeker as long as UKBA is no...

Tier 1 Refusal: Remedies And Reapplication

If your application for the Tier 1 Entrepreneur or the Tier 1 investor visa has been turned down, yo...

Permanent Work Visa UK

If you wish to work and live in the UK permanently, you must have been on a visa route and must have...

What Happens When My Visa Sponsor Loses Their Licence?

There is no doubt that your sponsor losing their licence will be a huge issue for you on a Tier 2 Ge...

Can I Get NHS Treatment On A Tier 2 Visa?

Are you currently on a Tier 2 visa? Find out if you are eligible for treatment under the NHS as well...

Why Relocate To The UK?

Are you a migrant looking forward to relocating to the UK and are wondering the pros and cons involv...

Self Employment For Migrants

Looking to work for yourself in the UK or earn a good living? There may be some options available fo...

Sponsor Licence Renewal

Your Tier 2 sponsor license renewal may be possible if you apply less than three months before your ...

Right of Residence After partnership ends

Your retention of rights after divorce may be edgy if you are not British, have not been granted the...

Can One Remain In The UK After A Partners Demise?

If you lose your partner to the cold hands of death whilst on a spouse visa, you may be fortunate to...

Partner Visa Curtailment

Once your relationship has come to an end it is your responsibility to inform the Home Office that t...

Can I Remain In The UK After Divorce?

If you got into the UK on marriage grounds and are considering a divorce, you may be wondering if yo...

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Eligibility

If you have between £50,000 and £200,000, then you may be..

Becoming British On A Tier 1 Investor Visa

A person may become British on a Tier 1 investor visa if they have remained in the UK for the stipul...

Tier 2 Sponsor Licence Explained

The Tier 2 sponsor license is issued to employers in the UK to enable them the opportunity to bring ...

Why Use Immigration Specialists?

An internet search reveals information on immigration topics, but are these sources experts? Contact...

How Much Is The Tory In-Fighting Affecting The Stability And Direction Of The Country?

Are the current issues within the Conservative party really serving the country well? Hear the thoug...

Update On US Child Separation

The Trump administration family separation policy. US immigration officials say 2,342 children have ...

Best UK Visa Category for International Business Persons

Are you a business person with a great entrepreneurial idea looking to set up shop in the UK. This a...

Brexit Latest

Government Prepares For Hard Brexit * Boris Johnson Ready To Attack * No Movement On Visas * Get th...

Poll Showing UK Now Wants To Stay In EU

A recently conducted poll suggests that public opion may be changing post the Brexit referendum. But...

Universities Pushing To Bring Back Work Visas

As the struggle to bring exceptional talents from across the world continues for UK. British Univers...

Unlawful Wage Deductions

Some employers can take advantage of their staff status a...

On What Grounds Can The Sponsorship Licence Be Revoked & Can You Appeal?

First of all, before the licence is revoked, the sponsor...

What Are We Going to Miss Most from The EU After Brexit

The imminent immigration changes that accompanies Brexit will sure have huge impacts on the UK econo...

Illegal Immigration: Has The "Hostile Environment" Worked?

The hostile environment is a sprawling web of immigration controls embedded in the immigration rules...

New Fees Increase Announcements

Home Office announces latest increase to immigration and visa application fees.

Theresa May Announces Post Brexit Immigration Policy

EU citizens will no longer be given priority to live and work in Britain in a radical overhaul of im...

Why A Previous Visit To The UK Is Beneficial For A Tier 1 Entrepreneur Application

If you have previously visited the UK this could be beneficial in your Tier 1 Entrepreneur applicati...

Keeping Your Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa

Maintaining the eligibility criteria for the Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa can be a thing of concern when...

Home Secretary Announces New Start-Up Visa

New start-up visa route announced by the Home Secretary. A new visa for people wanting to start a (t...

Employment Rights For Workers On Visas

If you're in the UK on a Tier 2 General Visa, you may be wondering what your employment rights are, ...

What Countries Can I Visit With A UK Visa?

With a UK visa you can visit all the countries within the United Kingdom, which includes England, Sc...

Tier 2 Dependent Visa Extension

you are coming to the end of your initial stay on your Tier 2 Dependent visa and you desire to stay ...

Your Options If You Are An Illegal Immigrant In The UK

If you are an illegal immigrant in the UK, you may continuously be on the lookout for Border Force. ...

Standard Visit Visa - Document Requirements & Process

If you are looking to visit the UK on part time basis, the UK Standard visa is the route you should ...

British Citizenship From Indefinite Leave To Remain

If you have obtained the Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK, you may want to know how you can go a...