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Can a Parent of a British Child be Deported?

We are regularly asked whether a parent of a British child can be deported, we explain the immigrati...

Adequate Accommodation Types for a Spouse Visa

When applying for a spouse visa under the family immigration route, it is important to understand wh...

I am a US Citizen Married to a British National; Can I Move to the UK?

In our latest article, we review how a US citizen who has married a British national can move to the...

Entering the UK with a Re-Entry Ban

If you are subject to a UK re-entry ban, perhaps due to previous breaches of immigration law, we exp...

Switching from a Tier 2 ICT Dependent Visa to a Tier 4 Student Visa

If you are currently on a Tier 2 ICT dependant visa and are considering studying in the UK, we expla...

British Citizenship for a Child Born Abroad to Settled Parents

If you are settled in the UK and have a child under the age of 18 who was born outside of the UK, we...

Domestic Workers as Victims of Human Trafficking and/or Slavery

Domestic workers in the UK who are victims of human trafficking or slavery can apply to stay in the ...

Babies Born in the UK to Students on a Tier 4 Visa

If you are an international student in the UK and have recently become a parent to a child born here...

How Has COVID-19 Impacted Brexit?

In our latest article, we discuss how Covid-19 has impacted Brexit in terms of reaching a trade deal...

Latest Update from UKVI: No Further COVID-19 Visa Extension Requests

The UK Home Office has announced further changes to the policy of allowing extensions to migrants wh...

My ILR Application Is Refused Due to A CCJ. What Can I Do?

If you have been refused ILR due to a CCJ, or you want to know if a CCJ can affect an ILR applicatio...

Spouse Visa Curtailment after Separation-Can You Cancel Your Partner's Spouse Visa?

We recently received a question from a spouse visa sponsor whose relationship has ended, asking if t...

British Citizenship by Double Descent

In our latest article, we review how a person born outside of the UK can acquire British citizenship...

Exceptions from UK Deportation

Anyone who is threatened by the Home Office with deportation will know how frightening and worrying ...

What is the Seven-year Child Rule for Residency and Does it Still Apply?

In our latest blog, we discuss the seven-year child rule for residency in the UK and whether this st...

Applying for a UK Visa as a Family

Families planning to apply for a UK visa will need to meet the various requirement. The family visa ...

Can I Work While on a Student Visa in Switzerland?

As an international student in Switzerland, are you able to work, and if so, what are the conditions...

Is Dual Citizenship Allowed in the Netherlands?

Is dual citizenship allowed in the Netherlands? Do you have to renounce your other nationality if yo...

As an EU Citizen, What Steps Can I Take to Bring My Unmarried Non-EU Partner to the Netherlands?

Under EU law, non-EEA citizens with an unmarried EU partner in the Netherlands can apply to join the...

British Citizenship by Descent

Do you automatically have British citizenship by descent or are you able to apply? We explain the ru...

Can I Get Swiss Citizenship Through Marriage?

In our latest article, we discuss how a foreign national can acquire Swiss citizenship through marri...

How Tier 4 Child Migrants Can Appeal A-Level Results

The A-level exam results have recently been released. In this article, we will explain what Tier 4 ...

How can I get a work permit in the Netherlands?

In our latest blog, we discuss obtaining a work permit for the Netherlands. For expert assistance wi...

Can EU/EEA Citizens Apply for a Permanent Residence Permit in the Netherlands?

In our latest blog, we explain the immigration rules for EEA/EU nationals living in the Netherlands ...

Netherlands Student Visa Requirements

In our latest article, we outline the benefits and visa requirements of becoming a student in the Ne...

Immigration Implications of COVID-19 on UK Employers and Employees

Businesses have been affected in a number of totally unexpected ways due to the impact on immigratio...

What Crimes Can Lead To Deportation?

You can be deported from the UK if you commit a crime and are sentenced to 12 months or more impriso...

UKVCAS Service Points Start To Reopen

Across the UK, UKVCAS Service Points are reopening, enabling the enrolment of biometric information ...

Is There an Exemption from Deportation in the UK After Ten years?

In our latest article, we discuss whether it is possible for a foreign national to be exempted from ...

What Effect Does Immigration Have on the Prospects of the Local Workforce?

Do many still maintain that immigration damages the job prospects of local workers? We discuss the ...

English Test - CEFR level B1

In this article, we explain what is meant by CEFR level B1 for English language proficiency, and whi...

What is the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)?

If you don't know what is meant by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), ...

Can I Gain Entry into the Netherlands Without a Visa?

The immigration rules on who needs a visa to enter the Netherlands depends on a number of factors. ...

Am I Eligible for a Dutch Passport if My Partner is a Dutch Citizen?

If you are a national of a country outside of the Netherlands, but you live with a Dutch citizen, yo...

As a Spouse on a Dependant Visa, Can I Work in the Netherlands?

In our latest blog, we explain the immigration rules for those who hold a spouse/partner visa in the...

How To Get A Deportation Order Revoked

Many deportation orders are challenged on human rights grounds. If you are looking to get your depor...

Can I Bring my Spouse or Family to Switzerland While on a Student Permit?

If you are an international student in Switzerland, you may wish to bring your family members to joi...

Swiss Residence Permit

In our latest article, we explain the Swiss Residence Permit system and the types of permits availab...

Are Non-EU/EEA Citizens Allowed to Apply for a Permanent Residence Permit in the Netherlands?

If you are a non-EEA/EU citizen living in the Netherlands, you may be considering applying for perma...

Can EU Citizens Claim Benefits in the UK After Brexit?

For EU citizens to be able to claim benefits in the UK after January 1st 2021, it is best to secure ...

Domestic Servants Who Are Victims of Slavery and Human Trafficking

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (EUAFR) produced a report on protecting migrant wor...

On What Grounds Can a Refugee Status be Cancelled or Revoked?

There are a number of grounds which may lead to a refugee who has been given protection in the UK ha...

What is Meant by Section 3C Leave?

If you are unsure what is meant by Section 3C leave, we explain when it applies, when it does not ap...

When Am I Eligible for Canadian Citizenship?

In other to become a Canadian citizen, you must be a permanent resident for at least a period of 1,0...

Deportation after a Criminal Conviction in the UK

The UK Home Office has recently promised a stronger stance on the deportation of foreign nationals c...

I have Hong Kong Permanent Residence, Can I Get British Citizenship?

In our latest blog, we will outline what we know of the proposals to enable Hong Kong nationals to c...

What Are the Benefits of Being a Commonwealth Citizen in the UK?

In our latest blog, we discuss the potential benefits of Being a Commonwealth citizen in the UK. Fo...

Making an EEA Family Residence Permit Application Out-Of-Country

The EEA Family Permit scheme allows non-EEA direct and extended family members of EEA nationals in t...

Tier 2 Visa Holder Made Redundant Due to COVID-19 - What are My Options?

If you are a Tier 2 work visa holder and have been made redundant due to COVID-19, we explain your o...

Switching from Tier 2 Dependant Partner Visa to a Tier 2 General Visa

Is it possible to switch from a Tier 2 dependant visa to a Tier 2 general visa, and if not, what are...

Can I Enter the UK or USA After Being Deported?

In our latest article, we discuss entering the UK or USA after being deported. For expert assistance...

When is the Earliest Time to Apply for a Visa Renewal or ILR?

When it comes time to apply for a visa extension, or for ILR, timing is crucial; apply too early or ...

Do We Truly Understand the Scale of Modern Slavery in the UK? And What Does It Tell Us About Our Immigration System?

In our latest article, we discuss modern slavery in the context of immigration following recent medi...

Getting Ready for Brexit 2021: Care Home Staff

The UK government has made it clear that after 2021, as a result of Brexit, lower-skilled immigratio...

Sponsor Licence - Change of Circumstances

Being a sponsor license holder comes with considerable compliance obligations including reporting an...

On What Grounds Can My UK Visa Application be Refused?

The Home Office can refuse a visa application for a multitude of reasons; we explain some of the mos...

British Citizenship Application for a Child

In our latest article, we discuss who may be eligible to register for British citizenship as a child...

Can I Add a Step Child As a Dependant on My Visa Application?

We discuss whether a step-child can be added as a dependant to a visa application in our latest arti...

Can EU/EEA Citizens Be Deported from the UK After Brexit?

We examine the latest developments regarding EU/EEA national's rights to live in the UK after Brexit...

Can a Child and Partner be a Dependant?

In our latest article, we answer a recent question we received on what is meant by a dependant visa,...

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