High Potential Visa

The government has now launched its new post-Brexit High Potential Individual (HPI) visa, a scheme designed to attract top graduate students from the best universities around the world.  But the new visa has been criticised, as it limits applications to a heavily Western-biased list of countries – with no option for the brightest students from…

Warning: Emails misusing the name of A & Y Law Limited

Emails have been sent claiming to be from A & Y Law Limited in relation to an immigration matter. What is the scam? Emails have been sent claiming to be from two individual called ‘Govind Raj’ and ‘Bhaskar’ claiming to be ‘Tier 2 General Visa Consultant’ at a genuine firm of solicitors in relation to…

The UK Visa and Immigration Service (UKVI) has announced a rise in application charges

The costs for UK Visas and Immigration applications, as well as nationality applications, are reviewed every year. Different application costs apply to different UK visa categories, depending on whether the application is for entry clearance or in-country processing, as well as the visa’s term in some situations. Before applying, it’s usually a good idea to…

Minister for Safe and Legal Migration announces A Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules

A Statement of Changes to Immigration Rules was issued yesterday along with an Explanatory Memorandum. The Minister for Safe and Legal Migration, Kevin Foster MP, announced a statement regarding the amendments which include changes to the Introduction, Part 1, Part 6A, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 13, Appendix AR, Appendix EU,…

closed the Tier 1 Investor Visa

On 17 February 2022, the Home Office decided to shut the Tier 1 (Investor) Visa route with effect from GMT 16:00 hours, 17 February 2022 for all new applicants. Any new application received after this time will be considered void. This route allowed the applicants to enter, stay in, and eventually settle in the UK…

Trade deal tech boom

Indian tech firms are lining up to get a foothold in the UK as trade talks begin between the two nations. London immigration firm, A Y & J Solicitors, which specialise in arranging visas for Indian businesses and skilled professionals, has seen a marked increase in interest from tech workers and tech companies in the…

On February 07, 2022 | In General | By A Y & J Solicitors

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