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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...

UK Visa Sponsorship for Employers - Types of Licence, Requirements and Eligibility

In this article, we will outline how employers can acquire a sponsor licence, the types of licences ...

What to Do if No Decision After a Green Card Interview

In this article, we will discuss what you can do if you do not receive a decision at the end of your...

Adjustment of Status Interview Checklist

In this article, we will provide a checklist you can use to prepare for your adjustment of status in...

Can I Get a Work Permit While Waiting for a Green Card?

In this article, we will explain whether migrants in the United States can work legally while waitin...

What the UK's New Post-Brexit Immigration System Means for the Care Industry

In this article, we will take a look at how the UK's new post-Brexit immigration system is likely to...

Endorsement from An Endorsing Body Has Expired Because You’ve Not Been Able To Make An Application For A Visa due to COVID-19; Here’s What To Do

In this article, we will explain what migrants planning to apply for a global talent, innovator, or ...

Waiting time Conditions For UK Work Visa: Can I Start Work While waiting for a Decision?

In this article, we will outline the conditions under which a worker can start work before receiving...

Can I Study In The UK On A Skilled Worker Visa?

In this article, we will explain the immigration rules for Skilled Worker visa holders who wish to s...

How To Grant Or Refuse An Application Under The Skilled Worker Route

In this article, we will take a look at how Home Office caseworkers grant or refuse applications und...

Employees Furloughed For 12 Months, How This Will Affect A Tier 1 Entrepreneur Extension

In this article, we will discuss what Tier 1 entrepreneur visa holder can do to extend their stay if...

Supreme Court Rules Uber Drivers Are Workers, Not Self-Employed

In this article, we will discuss the implications of the Supreme Court’s recent decision that Uber d...

Which Business Sectors Can Employ Lower Skilled Workers Under Temporary Worker Routes?

In this article, we will outline which business sectors can still employ lower-skilled staff from ou...

Hong Kong/UK: British National Overseas (BNO) Visa Opens for Applications on 31st January 2021

In this article, we will explain the purpose of the new BN(O) visa, the implications for Hong Kong n...

Brexit and Jobs: What Does the UK Job Market Look like after Leaving EU?

In this article, we will assess the current state of the UK job market after leaving the EU, includi...

Post Brexit: What Are The Major Changes To The UK Immigration System For 2021?

In this article, we will summarise the main changes to the UK’s immigration system for 2021. For exp...

Post-Brexit Job Opportunities for Non-UK Residents

In this article, we will discuss some of the top job opportunities for non-UK nationals in the UK. F...

What Is The Latest UK COVID-19 Travel Restrictions?

In this article, we will summarise the latest travel restrictions both for those leaving and enterin...

Start-Up Business Disrupted, How to Apply for Additional Leave Of 12 Months

In this article, we will discuss what UK start-up visa holders can do if their business plans have b...

I Am A Majority Shareholder, Can I Reduce My Shareholding and Then Apply for a Sole Representative Visa?

In this article, we will take a look a the requirements for the UK Representative of an Overseas Bus...

How to Apply for a Skilled Worker Sponsor License in 2021

If your business is still to apply for a Skilled Worker Sponsor License for 2021, in this article, w...

How Can I Access The Skill Level Requirement For Skilled Workers?

In this article, we will explain the new skill level requirements for skilled workers coming to the ...

COVID: Temporary Changes to the Asylum and Immigration Process

In this article, we will summarise the temporary changes to the asylum application process, includin...

Can You Apply for a BNO Visa Inside The UK?

In this article, we will explain whether it is possible to apply for the new BNO visa as a Hong Kong...

COVID: When Will Students Go Back to School…Again?

In this article, we will discuss what is known of when schools are likely to reopen in the UK. For ...

US Politics: Biden's Immigration - What Are His Plans for US Migrants?

In the article, we will take a look at what we know of President Biden’s plans for US immigration po...

Switching From Tier 2 (ICT) To Skilled Worker Route

In this article, we will focus on whether it is possible for a person on an intra-company visa to sw...

Conditions For A Supplementary And Secondary Employment In The Skilled Worker Route

In this article, we will discuss the criteria for supplementary and secondary employment for migrant...

UK’s Post-Brexit Immigration Rules Targets Homeless

In this article, we will explain the implications of the New Home Office immigration rule change to ...

Suitability Requirements an Applicant Must Meet When Applying For Entry Clearance Or Permission To Stay As A Skilled Worker

In this article, we will explain the suitability requirements which all Skilled Worker visa applican...

EU Nationals Studying In England Have To Pay The Immigration Healthcare Surcharge Then Claim A Refund

In this article, we will explain whether EU nationals studying in the UK will need to pay the immigr...

How Tradeable Points Are Scored And Assessed For Skilled Workers?

In this article, we will explain how tradeable points are scored and assessed for Skilled Worker vis...

Are EU Citizens Being Offered Financial Incentives To Leave The UK?

In this article, we will discuss whether the Government is trying to pay EU nationals to leave the U...

New Visa Scheme for Hong Kong Nationals Now Open for Applications & How You Can Get Help with Your Application

In this article, we will discuss the new BNO visa for Hong Kong nationals, the response by the Chine...

COVID-19: UK COVID Vaccine Programme Leading the World

In this article, we will discuss why the UK’s COVID vaccine programme is such a cause for optimism, ...

ILR 10 Year Route - 10 Year Long Residence Documents Required

In this article, we will explain the documents required to apply for indefinite leave to remain unde...

Sole Representative Visa: What Sort Of Business Activities Can The UK Entity Undertake?

In this article, we will discuss the type of business activities which are permitted under the UK’s ...

What Is Happening With GCSE’s, A-Levels, And BTEC Exams In England In 2021?

In this article, we will discuss what is known about the 2021 GCSEs, A-Levels, and BTEC exams as a r...