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Immigration Latest From Gherson

Posted by: Gherson Immigration

Gherson is a London law firm specialising in UK immigration, nationality, extradition and Human Rights law.

As the UK immigration world is continuously evolving, with new immigration routes, new guidance and new rules being implemented regularly by the Home Office, it is essential to keep up-to-date with the latest immigration news and announcements. We aim to report on the majority of these changes via our blogs. We also often post overviews of the various immigration routes and discuss requirements within the different visa categories. 

So what have we been talking about recently?


Russia expands list of those prohibited from holding dual citizenship

Following President Putin’s proposal in late 2020, Russia has now passed a bill which prohibits state and municipal officials from holding dual citizenship or a permanent residence permit in another country. The idea behind this new bill is to ensure Russian officials cannot swear allegiance to other countries, which is often required when obtain nationality or permanent residence.

Read more about the new bill here:, posted 22 January 2021.  

Returning your police Registration Certificate after obtaining Indefinite Leave to Remain

If you are required to keep and maintain a Police Registration Certificate as part of your permission to reside in the UK, it is useful to note that on some occasions, the Home Office are requesting Police Registration Certificates to be returned to the local police station once they are no longer required. 

For details regarding who is required to maintain a Police Registration Certificate, along with details about when the Police Registration Certificate may no longer be required, please read the full blog here:, posted, 25 January 2021. 

New list of travel bans and quarantine measures 

With the Coronavirus pandemic continuing, the UK has introduced more measures in a bid to control the spread of the virus in the UK. In this blog we review what the new measures are, along with the countries affected:, posted on 2 February 2021. 

Latest Home Office immigration and nationality fees

The Home Office are continually updating application fees, both increasing and decreasing fees for various reasons. Here we look at the most recent changes introduced:, posted 3 February 2021.

Gherson has extensive experience in all aspects of UK immigration law. If you have any queries relating to the blogs published, or are interested in talking to us about your specific circumstances, please do not hesitate to contact us for further advice. 

The information in these blogs is for general information purposes only and does not purport to be comprehensive or to provide legal advice. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information and law is current as of the date of publication it should be stressed that, due to the passage of time, this does not necessarily reflect the present legal position. Gherson accepts no responsibility for loss which may arise from accessing or reliance on information contained in these blogs. For formal advice on the current law please don’t hesitate to contact Gherson. Legal advice is only provided pursuant to a written agreement, identified as such, and signed by the client and by or on behalf of Gherson.

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Sarah Green 

  Sarah Green

  Immigration consultant in our Corporate Team

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