Marrying a foreign national – new Family Immigration Rules apply from Monday 9 July and Visa Overstayers to lose appeal status
Trafalgar Square with the Nationl Gallery in the background and St Martins in the Fields church to the right. Photo by David Iliff (License CC-BY-SA 3.0)
This is your last chance to get your application in before new Family Migration UK Immigration Rules come into effect on Monday 9 July 2012. Starting 9 July the UK Government will be implementing a number of important changes to family migration routes.
Cynthia Barker, of OISC registered immigration appeal specialist advisers Bison Management said they have been ‘inundated with cases from desperate applicants trying to beat the deadline’. Full story…
European Union rules allow the free flow of people to live and work around the group’s 27 member states, apart from Bulgaria and Romania, but fears have mounted in Britain of a wave of migrants from struggling states such as Greece and Spain if their economies continue to worsen.
UK Home Secretary Theresa May is reported to be planning changes to the Life in the United Kingdom test, introduced in 2005 for migrants seeking UK naturalisation and indefinite leave to remain (permanent residency).
UK Immigration Minister Damian Green has responded to an inspection report by the Independent Chief Inspector for borders and immigration, John Vine, on the Hampshire and Isle of Wight local immigration team.
The UK Border Agency has confirmed that fourteen arrests were made following an illegal working crack down in London’s Chinatown on Wednesday 27 June.
The UK Border Agency has announced important changes to the way applications from visa overstayers will be treated. Starting 1 October 2012, if you have overstayed your leave or permission to stay in the UK by more than 28 days any application for further leave will be automatically refused.
If you need any immigration advice or help with overstaying your visa, Sponsorship or Work Permits, Visa, ILR/Settlement, Citizenship, dependant visa or an appeal against a refusal please email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.immigrationmatters.co.uk
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You could qualify for a tax refund if you are an overseas student, work permit holder, Tier 1, Yellow or Blue Card holder - in fact any visa type – even if you are no longer legal or even in the UK!
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