September 09, 2019

Background Mr. A, an Indian national, arrived in the UK in 2009 as a Tier 4 General Student.  Before the expiry of his leave, Mr. A extended his leave to remain as a Tier 4 General Student, valid until 2011.  Mr. A then extended his Tier 4 General Student visa, which was valid until 2014….

July 16, 2019

The TOEIC scandal enabled the Home Office to deport thousands of Students and non-Students; many simply victims of the system.  While some of those affected have now left the UK having moved on with their lives, a good number of past TOEIC students are still having their applications refused due to allegations of an intention…

July 04, 2019

The ETS/TOEIC scandal came to light many years ago, however, the Home Office is still refusing some applicants who took the test on the basis they used a “proxy taker” to sit the test; thereby acting deceptively.  While some applicants were guilty, many were clearly not. Our client, Ms A first arrived in the UK…

May 27, 2019

Mr F sought advice and representation from A Y & J Solicitors following multiple refusals of Human Rights applications.  He, his wife and their three UK born children had moved to the UK for the purposes of employment as a holder of a Tier 2 (General) Migrant, but due to a downturn in the industry…

Tier 2 General & ICT Visa
May 28, 2018

Tier 2 General Visa refusal can be a stressful experience for genuine skilled migrant worker. Dr S was initially granted leave to enter as a Tier 4 student. She later applied for further leave to remain as a Tier 2 (General) Migrant, which she was granted so she could work for a Dental Practice as…

Successful TOEIC ETS Appeal
March 08, 2018

Mr. P was the spouse of British person and settled in the UK. He was in a happy marriage and from this relationship he had a child who is British. Sadly, Mr. P’s wife passed away, and he became the sole carer for his child. He now took on the role as father and mother…