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How Long Does an Immigration Appeal Take in the UK?

In this article, we will discuss the immigration appeal process and the timescales in bringing an ap...

Get Ready For Brexit Campaign - The Immigration News

In our latest blog, we view the immigration aspects of the 'Get Ready For Brexit Campaign'. For expe...

Skype Families - Britain's Shameful History Of Tearing Children From Their Parents

You wouldn't believe that an argument such as , if parents and children can see and talk to each oth...

£62,500 Spouse Visa Savings

The UK's Spouse Visa is a great option for those looking to bring their partner over - but what are ...

The Different Processing Times For The UK's Fiance Visa

There are various processing times for the UK's Fiance Visa. Read on to find out what these are and ...

The New Innovation Frontier - Solving Covid-19-Related Problems

£20 million of British Government funding available for If you have an innovative app or start-up id...

Turkish Businessperson Visa - ECAA

As the UK's transitional arrangement with the EU ends on 31st December 2021, it is unclear whether t...

UK Immigration Detention Crisis - COVID-19

With the widespread outbreak of COVID-19 around the world, one would worry about the potential effec...

How Can I Move to The USA Permanently from the UK?

In this article, we will explain how UK nationals can make a permanent move to the United States, in...

What Is The Home Office's Guidance For The Start-Up Visa?

If you are looking for guidance on the newly introduced Home Office visa route, read on for our in-d...

What Is The Tier 2 Visa Minimum Salary In 2019?

The Tier 2 Visa routes are popular in the UK, so it's important you meet the minimum salary requirem...

When Switching From A UK Fiance To A Spouse Visa, Can I Include My Children On My Application?

If you are switching from a fiance visa to a spouse visa, you may be assessing your immigration opti...

What's Happened To The EU Settlement?

The EU Settlement seems to be put back on the negotiating table - so what does this mean for EU citi...

What's The Validity Of My Tier 2 Visa If I Resign?

If you have gotten a better job offer from another employer, what happens when you resign from your ...

Can Visitors Apply For Work Permit Within Canada?

In this article, we will explain why COVID-19 has made it possible for Canadian visitors to apply fo...

Start-Up Visa

The start up visa was introduced to replace the Tier 1 Graduate entrepreneur visa. Most of the requi...

Naturalisation Application Refusal - On The Basis Of Failure To Meet Good Character

British citizenship application refused on the basis of failure to meet the good character requireme...

Introducing the UK NHS Visa

When introducing the new visa effective Jan 2021, Matt Hancock stated this new visa will make it eas...

What Impact Does Immigration Have On The UK's Labour Market?

Impact of immigration on the UK Labour market. Immigration account for over 1.5 million of the workf...

Trade And Investments After Brexit: An Immigration Perspective

A sense of stability has returned to the UK Economy and the business community is feeling more posit...

Immigration health surcharge (IHS) set to increase to £624 in October 2020

UK visa applicants are required to pay the new increased Immigration Health Surcharge fee as part of...

Long Immigration Detention Periods Violate ECHR Article 5 - JN V United Kingdom

A judge ruled that Lengthy Immigration Detention Periods contravene European Convention on Human Rig...

Immigration And Asylum: Procedures

Discover How to claim asylum in the UK | Reiss Edwards it work? Can illegal immigrants become legal ...

How To Renew An Expired Biometric Residence Permit Card (BRP)

Your BRP expiry date is usually the same as the expiry date on your visa. If you are applying to ext...

How To Gain Express Entry Through A Canada Visa

How to gain express entry through Canada visa and the process of applying for permanent residency th...

How Can I Pass The English Visa Requirement In My Application?

For a migrant to be eligible for some visa application, they would need to pass an English Language ...

How Do I Get A Residency Card (Carte De Sejour) In France As A British National?

If you are a British national living in France, and you plan to stay, then you will need to apply fo...

Fiancé Visa - Can I Apply For A Job?

The Fiancé visa allows prospective fiancé entering the UK to bring their partner into the country an...

What Is A Points-Based Immigration System And What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages?

In our latest blog, we explain what is meant by a Points-based immigration system, and the advantage...

Non-EEA Unmarried Partner Visa UK

For those living in the UK on a visa, a common question is whether their partner (who is not married...

Resident Labour Market Test

The RLMT is a set of guidelines that encourages British businesses to try to first look at the exist...

Priti Patel Unveils Details of New UK Immigration System

With less than four months to go until the start of 2021, we take a look at what is known of the new...

Can An Agency Sponsor A Tier 2 Migrant? How Does It Work?

In this article, we will explin the immigration rules which apply to employment agancies involved in...

Frontier Workers in the UK from 1st January 2021

If you are a frontier worker living in the EU, EEA, or Switzerland, and you commute to the UK for wo...

What is the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS)?

Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) for visitors to the EU. For expert assistance with you...

Exploring the New Health and Care Visa

The UK Home Office recently opened the new health and care visa for applications; we explain the ben...

Furlough Fraud and Immigration Law

A new survey shows that one third of businesses have or are committing furlough fraud. What are the...

How to Prove Domestic Violence for Spouse Visa ILR

In this article, we will explain how an applicant under the ILR for victims of domestic violence rou...

Which Documents Are Required for A Sole Representative Visa Extension?

If you are currently in the UK on a Representative of an Overseas Business visa, we explain the crit...

Passport Renewal from Outside the UK - Supporting Documents

For those needing to renew their British passport from outside of the UK, we outline the supporting ...

Mental Illness and Deportation - Can Someone with Mental Illness Such as ADHD Be Deported from the UK on the Basis of a Crime They Committed?

In our latest blog, we consider whether a diagnosis of mental illness can present deportation from t...

How Hard Is It for A US Citizen to Move to Australia?

In our latest article, we discuss how hard it is for a US citizen to move to Australia, and the immi...

Calculating Absences for Tier 2 Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR)

If you are planning to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) soon, it is important that you ver...

Will I Lose my Pre-settled Status if I Leave The UK?

If you have pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, we explain your rights and whether yo...

How Do I Sponsor A Family Member to Move to Australia?

If you have emigrated from your home country to live in Australia, you may be considering whether yo...

What You Need to Know About the New Visa Route for BNO Citizens from January 2021

The new Hong Kong BN(O) Visa will open for applications in January 2021; we outline some key details...

UK Visa Extensions Due to Coronavirus

In our latest article, we explain the latest guidance for migrants whose visas have expired but were...

UK Air Bridge Countries List

In our latest blog, we list the countries with which the UK has an 'air corridor', those which have ...

How can I Get Employed in the US as a Foreign Citizen?

Applying for a job in US as a foreign citizen will require a H1B, H2B, L1, O1, O2, P1, P2, P3, Q1, o...

Do Parents Get Citizenship Through the Birth of Their Child in the UK?

If you are a foreign parent of a child born in the UK, you will most likely be wondering what your i...

Why Shamima Begum Must Be Allowed To Return To Britain

The case of Shamima Begum took another turn recently, with the Court of Appeal stating she should be...

How can I get a work visa without a job offer in the US?

Applying for a job in US as a foreign citizen will require a H1B, H2B, L1, O1, O2, P1, P2, P3, Q1, o...

What Is the UK Office For Talent?

In early July 2020, the UK Government published its Research & Development Roadmap which includes pl...

What to do if Forced to Overstay in the UK Due to Illness

- If you have been forced to overstay in the UK as a result of serious illness, we explain your lega...

How can I apply for a German Permanent Residence Permit

To start the application process for a German permanent residence permit there are certain documents...

What Impact Does Brexit Have On British Second Homeowners In France?

If you are a British national with a holiday home in France, you may be unsure what will happen from...

Skilled Occupation List for Australia 2020

If you are considering applying for a work visa in Australia, you will need to understand the shorta...

How Do I Link My Child to My EU Settled Status?

In our latest blog, we explain how an EU/EEA national can link their child's EU Settled Status appli...

Derivative Residence Card As A Primary Carer

In this blog, we will explain what the Derivative Residence Card is, who can apply for one, and the ...

How Do I Apply for An Australian Spouse Visa from the UK?

In this article, we will explain how to apply for an Australian partner visa from the UK, the eligib...