Settlement – continuous residence – what does it mean?
In most cases settlement (Indefinite Leave to Remain under British law or Permanent Residence under European law) requires a period
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Tier 2 scheme under pressure/doctors and nurses
The Tier 2 immigration scheme, whatever else it might have achieved, has certainly achieved a degree of complexity. The scheme
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Can Roman Abramovich work in the UK?/Visitor rules
Fans and followers of Chelsea Football Club are no doubt interested to know that the owner, famous Russian Roman Abramovich,
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Options for Tier 4 Students
If you have completed your studies (successfully, we hope) as a Tier 4 Student, and now have the benefit of a
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Plato, Aristotle, the Home Office, and asylum interviews
There is an old joke, or story, about somebody who applies for a job as a sales assistant (or similar)
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The Problems with Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Applications
The current success rate for Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa applications is around 50%. To put it another way, other things
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Immigration appeals – judge lashes out
Immigration Judge Nicholas Easterman, who sits at Hatton Cross Tribunal Centre, recently gave a speech to the Bar Council about
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Overseas domestic servants
Some domestic servants found themselves in the legal news recently. In one interesting case Ms Reyes, a Filipina, worked as
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Occasionally the immigration requirements get easier
The UK immigration story generally consists of a progressive tightening of the rules and the requirements. If we could go
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