ILR 10 Years Long Residency Route benefits those migrants who have spent a decade and integrated their life in the UK. Under paragraph 276B of the Immigration Rules, a person who has been in the UK lawfully for 10 or more years can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain. The route is paved with challenges, and…

Indefinite Leave to Remain applications is getting refused in thousands nowadays. Recently the media has been full of reports of immigrants from the Caribbean, who came to Britain in the 1950’s and 60’s when the country desperately needed labour to rebuild its shattered cities following World War Two, now being threatened with deportation. The so-called…

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 UK Immigration Visa Applications refusal, 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…

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…

In December 2017, the Home Office presented a new Statement of Changes (the Statement) in Immigration Rules (HC309) to Parliament. Most of these changes came into effect on 11th January 2018. The changes include some exciting news for those wishing to come to the UK on the Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa; however, some challenges are…

Submitting your Indefinite Leave Application (ILR) should provide a great sense of accomplishment and also an excitement that you are near to acquiring British Citizenship. But many applicants are instead receiving a rather upsetting response from UKVI, accusing them of deception. There is no doubt that the British government has made it increasingly difficult over…

The situation involving Educational Testing Services and Test of English for International Communication (ETS-TOEIC) holders in the UK is an important reminder that Home Office can act in error, and must be challenged when necessary. The TOEIC is a certification process that has been used since 1979 to verify proficiency in the English language. However,…

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