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UK visas extended because of COVID-19

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The UK government stated visa holders in the UK who cannot leave the UK to return home due to the COVID-19 will be able to extend their visas

UK visas extended because of COVID-19   The UK Government has declared that visa holders in the UK who cannot leave the UK to return home due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) will be able to extend their visas. This must be because of self-isolation or travel restrictions related to the pandemic. If you are in […]

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Impact of the coronavirus on Immigration Tribunals

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One other important impact of the coronavirus is on the running of Immigration Tribunals as video/audio hearings are favorised.

Impact of the coronavirus on Immigration Tribunals One other important impact of the coronavirus is on the running of Immigration Tribunals. Indeed, to challenge a Home Office’s decision refusing a visa or British citizenship, the person concerned (who is called the ‘appellant’) must apply to the Immigration Tribunal (First-tier Tribunal) for permission to appeal the […]

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New UK points-based immigration system

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The Home Office has announced that a new UK points-based immigration system for highly skilled migrants will be implemented on 01/01/2021.

New UK points-based immigration system The Home Office has announced that a new UK points-based immigration system for highly skilled migrants will be implemented on 1 January 2021. The new immigration system has for aim to attract top highly skilled individuals around the globe and end free movement rights for EEA nationals. Under the new […]

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Document Reduction Pilot for Appendix FM applications

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The Home Office has launched a Document Reduction Pilot to reduce the number of documents provided with applications under Appendix FM.

Document Reduction Pilot for Appendix FM applications The Home Office has launched a Document Reduction Pilot to reduce the number of documents provided with applications under Appendix FM: mainly family life with a partner or as a parent and adult relative applications. Thus, the Home Office wishes to not accept the following documents for those […]