UK Visit Visas for Overseas Artists and Entertainers – Part 2
In this, the second of two posts on the topic, we look at visit visas for creative artists and entertainers. If you are a musician, dancer, actor or indeed have any other connection to the arts, read on to find out more about visiting the UK as an artist or entertainer.
UK Visit Visas for Overseas Artists and Entertainers – Part 1
In this, the first of two posts on the topic, we look at visit visas for creative artists and entertainers. If you are a musician, dancer, actor or indeed have any other connection to the arts, read on to find out more about visiting the UK as an artist or entertainer.
The Post-Brexit Points-Based Immigration System
The first details are emerging of the Government’s post-Brexit points-based immigration system, set to be introduced from January 2021.
No Recourse to Public Funds (‘NRPF’) policy developments
While the No Recourse to Public Funds (‘NRPF’) condition remains a relatively unknown facet of the highly-litigated landscape of hostile environment policy, it has received greater scrutiny in light of recent litigation and since the publication of a report by the The Unity Project in June 2019. No Recourse to Public Funds is a condition …
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Challenging a Settled Status decision
The EU Settled Status Scheme, under Appendix EU to the Immigration Rules, opened to all applicants on 30 March 2019.
Supreme Court ruling in Patel on Zambrano Carers
The Supreme Court delivered its long anticipated judgment on Zambrano carers in Patel v Secretary of State for the Home Department  UKSC 59 on 16 December 2019.
Sole Representative Visa – Top 10 FAQs
In this post we answer some of the questions that are most frequently asked by individuals and businesses who are considering applying for a Sole Representative of an Overseas Business visa.
Divorce or Separation: Impact on Leave to Remain
January is often referred to as the ‘divorce month’ and according to recent reports 8th January is a popular day to dissolve marriages. There are many who are in the UK with leave to enter or remain and are dependent on their relationship or marriage or civil partnership. What happens if this applies to you …
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Reconsideration of a visa or immigration decision
A reconsideration entails a review by the Home Office of a decision that it has made. If you have lodged an appeal in the First Tier Tribunal against an immigration decision, you may wish to consider submitting a reconsideration request (if relevant, with new evidence in support of your case) to the Home Office while …
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Dependent Parents applying under the EU Settlement Scheme
Dependent Parents of EEA citizens (or of their spouse or civil partner) can apply under the EU Settlement Scheme for pre-settled or settled status. However, under Appendix EU, it is unclear what the meaning of ‘dependent’ is, how it can be demonstrated, or if dependency needs to be demonstrated at all.