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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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Changes to the Immigration Rules

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Changes to the Immigration Rules The Home Office has recently published a Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules. The major changes relate to the EU Settlement Scheme (hereinafter EUSS) shall take effect on 6 April 2020. The scheme enables EU, other European Economic Area (EEA) and Swiss citizens (hereinafter EEA citizens) living in the UK […]

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Criminal record checks for overseas applicants

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Criminal record checks for overseas applicants The Home Office has recently issued some guidance on how to apply for a criminal record check for someone from overseas. Under the UK immigration rules, people aged 18 or over applying for a UK visa as a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur), Tier 1 (Investor) and Tier 2 (General) worker […]