There has been a series of challenges to the lawfulness of the Government's points-based system since the Court of Appeal's judgment in Secretary of State for the Home Department v Pankina (2010)... Read more »
A client of this firm has succeeded in his appeal against an Entry Clearance Officer's refusal of his application for a visa to come to live with his fiancée, a British national living in the... Read more »
Back in November 2008 the (previous) government changed the Immigration Rules so that anyone wishing to apply for entry clearance or for leave to remain in the UK on the basis of their marriage to... Read more »
The UK Border Agency has announced today, 21 December 2010 that acceptance of Tier 1 (General) applications made overseas will cease from 00:01 (UK time) on 23 December 2010. This is in response to... Read more »
Two senior judges have ruled that the interim cap on applications under Tiers 1 and 2 of the Points Based System was unlawful. The interim cap, which was intended to be the precursor to the permanent... Read more »
People who are nationals of European Union countries (as well as nationals of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway and Switzerland) and their family members have the right to move freely within the "European... Read more »
The Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006 implement in the United Kingdom the rights of "free movement" which are enjoyed by nationals of the countries which make up the European... Read more »
Judgment is currently awaited in ZH (Tanzania) v Secretary of State for the Home Departmen t (UKSC 2010/0002), which was heard by the Supreme Court on 9-10 November 2010. The panel comprised Lord Hope,... Read more »
Further to the Home Secretary Theresa May's recent announcement of a permanent limit on the issue of visas to people wishing to come to the UK as Tier 1 and Tier 2 Migrants - the United Kingdom... Read more »
For a long time the Member States of the European Union (the EU) have been concerned about the ability of people who are not nationals of those countries (known as “third country nationals”) to obtain... Read more »
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