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New Immigration Statistics For Tier 1 (Investor) Visas Released
The Home Office and the Office for National Statistics (“ONS”) recently released the immigration statistics for the last quarter of 2017. An analysis...
HOME OFFICE DEFINITION OF A ‘PROFESSIONAL SPORTSPERSON’, NOT WHAT YOU MAY THINK:
The inability to work as a professional sportsperson is a condition of most UK visas. This includes the Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme), which has...
Switching From a Student Visa to Tier 1
Many non-EEA students wish to remain in the UK after graduating from their studies.  As the law currently stands, graduates are unable to remain in...
UK Hits Cap On Tier 2 Visas For Skilled Workers 3 Months In A Row
As expected, the UK has once again hit its cap on visas for skilled non-European workers for a remarkable third month in a row, increasing the...
Potential Loophole In UK Immigration Law Due To ‘Good Friday Agreement’
This week the Home Office have been told they cannot appeal a decision made by a Belfast first-tier tribunal in November last year, which, under the...
Permanent Residency For EEA And Swiss Nationals And Their Family Members
As the Brexit process continues towards the UK exit from the EU, European nationals residing in the UK must look for the best way to protect their...
New UK Data Protection Rules And Their Effect On Immigrants
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018, in what has been described as one of the biggest modernisations of...
Are You Experiencing Issues With A UK Bank Account?
Last October, the Home Office implemented provisions to enable UK banks and building societies to carry out checks on existing current accounts in a...
New Immigration Rules Force Banks To Conduct Checks On Account Holders
From the beginning of 2018 banks and building societies are required to carry out immigration status checks against a government database of...
British Passport Costs Set To Rise In March 2018
The cost of a standard adult passport or renewal will increase from £72.50 to £75.50 for online application and £85 for postal applications.
Charges...
US Treasury Publishes “Oligarch list” - But Will They Impose New Sanctions?
On Tuesday 30 January 2018, the US Treasury Department published a highly anticipated list of 210 Russian individuals.  Dubbed the “oligarch list”,...
Unexplained Wealth Orders – Finally In Force
Gherson have blogged previously on the introduction of Unexplained Wealth Orders (“UWOs”) to the UK. These draconian new powers were finally brought...

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