Last week the Home Office announced the introduction of a pre-entry
tuberculosis screening programme to cover migrants wishing to enter the UK for
more than six months from 67 countries including... Read more »
In its judgment in Dereci and others (CJEU C-256/11, 15 Nov 2011) the Court of Justice of the European Union has clarified the scope of its judgment earlier this year in Ruiz Zambrano  EUECJ... Read more »
The United Kingdom Border Agency announced last week (November 16 2011) that that the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) had recommended that the minimum salary to be demonstrated by people settled... Read more »
As we reported on this site, on 12 October 2011 the Supreme Court issued a judgment ( Quila and Bibi v Secretary of State for the Home Department  UKSC 45) to the effect that a change in the... Read more »
Does the UKBA have any discretion to consider an application under the Points Based System if the applicant failed to meet the strict requirements of the Agency’s "policy guidance”? If it does,... Read more »
Back in May of 2011 the government got round to implementing section 85A of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002.
(It actually could have done so at any point from when Parliament... Read more »
The United Kingdom Border Agency (UKBA)’s Shortage Occupation list consists of a range of jobs which it is accepted that there not enough skilled workers in the UK to fill. Employers who... Read more »
House of Commons paper 1511, the fifth statement of changes in the Immigration Rules so far this year (2011), includes a disparate set of changes to the immigration regimes relating to:
... Read more »
The Supreme Court’s decision this week in Quila and Bibi v Secretary of State for the Home Department  UKSC 45 (12 October 2011), in which by a majority of 4 to 1 the Court dismissed the... Read more »
The Upper Tribunal’s Asylum and Immigration Chamber’s determination in Bhanushali (re-using same CAS: new rules) India  UKUT 00411(IAC), issued on 5 October 2011 is a salutary indication... Read more »
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