Here is a wonderful resource from our colleague – Primerose Makununzva is an Immigration Law Consultant expert based in the UK and is from Zimbabwe. If you have been detained Need any immigration advice You are worried about the new immigration rules Need help with Sponsorship Need Tier 2 and Tier 4 advice Applying for university if your […]
“Gangs of criminals are putting people on a boat, sometimes even at gunpoint,” Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said. “They’re putting them on the road to death, really, and nothing else.” Dying at sea, being locked up in immigration detention or being separated from your family – these are just some of risks migrants take […]
Here is an email enquiry that we received today and it’s typical of many failed applications: “I’m hoping you can shed some light on a question i have regarding my Visa appeal. My fiance and I submitted my Fiance visa application July 7th 2014. We received an email asking for more information on sept 1st. […]
In another row with Europe, the European Commission is taking Britain to court because it says it is denying EU immigrants their right to claim unemployment and family welfare benefits. Bulgarians and Romanians who migrate to the UK find it hard enough to obtain an NI number to study and work, yet alone benefits.
A member of the Cabinet, or executive, has openly criticised his own Government’s immigration policy, warning that public “panic” over immigration is causing economic harm to the UK…
According to the think tank ippr, international students contribute an estimated £8bn to the UK economy every year paying tuition fees to universities and colleges and making a valuable contribution to local economies. The students turned away, refused visa extensions or just scared off from studying in the UK would have been customers for landlords, bars, shops and restaurants, as well as for colleges, at a time when sources of economic growth are desperately needed.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has recently updated the FLR (O), or further leave to remain ‘Other’, form to include reference to human rights applications on the basis of ‘private life in the UK’ and ‘family life as a parent’.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) are making changes to the codes of practice for skilled employers, which includes updating the list of skilled occupations to reflect the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) 2010 system.
Are proxy ‘Skype weddings’, which allow immigrants to gain U.S. citizenship a cause for concern or just a sign of the technological age? Skype weddings are enabling immigrants to legally gain American citizenship after exchanging vows online from opposite ends of the globe, the Daily Mail revealed this week.
During the last 15 years I have seen countless cases where Filipino wives and husbands on dependant visas put up with abuse in their marriage because their UK partner knows they cannot stay in the UK if they are no longer living together. In other words, they are trapped and at their partner’s mercy.
A sham marriage scam run from a Vietnamese nail bar was smashed after a fake bride went on holiday with another man only six days after her wedding to a Vietnamese husband.