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On 6 December 2018, media outlets reported that the UK government had suspended the Tier 1 Investor Visa route with immediate effect.  This caused an outcry amongst immigration lawyers and their representative groups, as it was, according to one Solicitor, “legislation by press release”.  No notice of the suspension was issued by the Home Office. …

Pre-Action Protocol Letter before Claim needs to be sent to the Home Office prior to applying for Judicial Review. Judicial Review may be the only option available to you to get the justice if all other avenues such as Administrative Review and appeals have been exhausted. For some applications like Visitor Visa, Short Term Student…

Stateless children born in the UK have good news. A recent case has paved the way for stateless children to apply for British Citizenship. Statelessness is such a major concern amongst the international community; the United Nations Refugee Agency has a full section on its website dedicated to ending this scourge. There is an abundance…

Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) is also referred as Permanent Residence or Settlement. It can be considered as a very important immigration application for the migrant. Moving to a new country can feel like a tremendous risk and those who choose to take it generally give their all to creating a good life in their…

Having your visa application refused is frustrating and can cost you hundreds of pounds in visa application fees. There are many different explanations for visa refusals, but by examining the most common reasons, it is possible to avoid making the same mistakes when you submit your application. As experienced immigration caseworkers, we have advised on…

The UK provides a wealth of opportunity for high-net-worth individuals looking to gain citizenship by investment. Its capital, London, is the financial hub of the world. And with open access to the EU and an abundance of luxury real estate options, some of the world’s elite private schools and excellent travel connections, it is no…

Since the Brexit vote, many EEA nationals living and working in the UK are evaluating their status and future plans. The British government has announced that post-Brexit, EEA nationals will be able to apply for ‘Settled Status’. However, although some aspects of this new residency status have been defined, many are unsure as to whether…

In late November 2017, Prince Harry announced he was to marry his American girlfriend, Meghan Markle. Kensington Place also stated that Miss Markle would be working towards getting her British Citizenship. The dream of British citizenship feels much closer once you have achieved an Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) status. Applying for British Citizenship is the…

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