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2 09, 2017

EU Exit Negotiations Update

By | 2017-09-04T11:28:44+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Categories: News and Media, UK Visa News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on EU Exit Negotiations Update

Dear Hemang, The latest round of negotiations between the UK and EU concluded yesterday in Brussels. Progress was made on several fronts – including on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK and UK nationals in the EU. On healthcare, for example, we agreed to protect the rights to reciprocal healthcare, including [...]

30 06, 2017

Brexit triggers good news for property rents in London

By | 2017-06-30T07:51:35+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: EEA Family Permit, Settlement Permissions, UK Investors Visa, UK Settlement Visa, UK Visa News|Tags: |Comments Off on Brexit triggers good news for property rents in London

London rents are falling due to a supply overhang prompted by Brexit uncertainty, policy changes and flagging demand Prime central London (PCL) rents leapt by 5.1 percent in the five years from the first quarter of 2011 to 2016, while real (inflation-adjusted) wages stagnated (at best). Meantime, the elusive dream of homeownership sailed further into [...]

22 06, 2017

Brace: Hard Brexit Ahead!!

By | 2017-11-10T08:45:31+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: British Citizenship, EEA Family Permit, UK Visa News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Brace: Hard Brexit Ahead!!

The Queen’s speech on Wednesday laying down the Legislative agenda for the special two year parliamentary session until summer 2019 contained eight separate pieces of Brexit legislation paving the way for Britain’s eventual departure from the European Union in March 2019. The prime minister will aim to pass bills repatriating powers over both trade and [...]

9 06, 2017

From building new opportunities to introducing Australian Point Based System

By | 2017-11-10T08:47:36+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Categories: EEA Family Permit, UK Skilled Workers Visa, UK Student Visa, UK Visa News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on From building new opportunities to introducing Australian Point Based System

UKIP’s agenda’s addresses immigration in its entirety such as promises to ‘take back control of key policy areas such as immigration and border controls, abolish freedom of movement, and set annual migration targets, and proposed a moratorium on unskilled and low-skilled immigration for five years after the UK leaves the EU.As for the post-Brexit immigration [...]

9 06, 2017

Finally! A pro youngster approach strikes in

By | 2017-06-09T12:17:05+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Categories: Family of migrant workers and students, Hearing at Appeals, UK Student Visa, UK Visa News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Finally! A pro youngster approach strikes in

The Liberal Democrats’ suggests an immigration system which preserves the right of free movement and makes significant changes to current asylum and refugee policy. It primarily wishes to retain the right of free movement for European citizens, secure the rights of EU nationals in the UK and vice versa and give UK citizens the opportunity [...]

7 06, 2017

UK election 2017: Labour promises a review of Immigration processes

By | 2017-06-07T12:24:46+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Categories: UK Skilled Workers Visa, UK Visa News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on UK election 2017: Labour promises a review of Immigration processes

The Labour Party primarily addresses immigration with respect to the rights of EU citizens currently in the UK, and immediately guarantees existing rights for all EU nationals living in Britain and secure reciprocal rights for UK citizens who have chosen to make their lives in EU countries. The post-Brexit immigration would acknowledge that freedom of [...]

5 06, 2017

UK election 2017: Green Party promises to maintain status quo (and even turn back the clock on the referendum)

By | 2017-06-05T11:40:40+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Categories: UK Visa News, Uncategorized|Tags: , |Comments Off on UK election 2017: Green Party promises to maintain status quo (and even turn back the clock on the referendum)

The Green Party’s primarily addresses immigration in the context of Brexit and the rights of EU nationals in the UK and immediately guaranteeing the rights of EU citizens to remain in the UK’ andalsoprotect freedom of movement. The party even commits to hold a second EU referendum, which includes the ‘option to reject the [...]

3 06, 2017

UK election 2017: Conservatives pitch a tough approach to immigration

By | 2017-06-03T16:11:15+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Categories: UK Visa News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on UK election 2017: Conservatives pitch a tough approach to immigration

In almost a week’s time the General Elections would be streaming and the parties have come up with their respective strategies, agendas and plans. The Conservative and Unionist Party’s election manifesto addresses aspects of immigration relating to the process of leaving the EU, as well as asylum policy and ending modern slavery. The Conservatives pledge [...]

31 03, 2017

Signed. Sealed and Delivered – Theresa May triggers Article 50

By | 2017-03-31T11:08:14+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: EEA Family Permit, EEA Family Permit, UK Visa News|Tags: |Comments Off on Signed. Sealed and Delivered – Theresa May triggers Article 50

With the formal notification by Theresa May triggering Article 50, formally notifying the EU of the UK's intention to withdraw from membership, it starts the two-year clock for departure, making 29 March 2019 the expected date that the UK will leave the EU (unless members unanimously agree to an extension).With the EU leaders meeting on [...]

14 03, 2017

UKVI announces Priority change of circumstances service for Tier 2 Sponsors

By | 2017-03-14T11:03:25+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Categories: Tier 2, Tier 2 (General), Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfer), Tier 2 Priority Applications, UK Visa News|Tags: |Comments Off on UKVI announces Priority change of circumstances service for Tier 2 Sponsors

Tier 2 A rated sponsors would benefit from a new Priority Change of Circumstance Service introduced by UK Immigration. Launched in 7 November, 2016, the service enables Tier 2 sponsor companies to submit an application for four types of change of circumstance requests for faster consideration, including: In year, Unrestricted Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) allocation. [...]