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Is the UK destroying Entrepreneurship when we need it most?

January 18, 2013

A recent article written by a Director and Professor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in America, which discussed U.S. immigration policy in respect of international students and their options post-graduation, has caught our eye and inspired us to consider...

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December 28, 2012

What has Changed? The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has announced a new pre-entry tuberculosis (TB) screening programme in Malaysia. All Malaysian nationals who wish to enter the UK for more than six months from 31 December 2012 will need to…

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Migrant Children A UK Education: Part One

September 11, 2012

We spend a lot of time in these blogs highlighting recent changes to UK immigration laws and addressing challenges which businesses face when they wish to hire non-EEA nationals. However, we feel it is important not to forget that these...

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Moving to the Emerald Isle? Our advice for a successful relocation to Northern Ireland

August 20, 2012

The Law Centre (NI) and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission recently updated their comprehensive guide; “Your rights in Northern Ireland--A guide for migrant workers,” which is available in a number of languages. We found this an interesting read, having...

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R (Alvi) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

July 23, 2012

Last week, the Supreme Court delivered a significant judgment in the case of R (Alvi) v Secretary of State for the Home Department. The court found that, under the Immigration Act 1971, any changes to substantive requirements of the United...

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EEA Regulations: New Rights of Residence and Restrictions on Free Movement

July 16, 2012

The UK Government has announced changes to the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006 which will come into force from the 16th July 2012. The Regulations have been amended to give effect to the judgments of the Court of Justice…

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Application Fees & Refusals: The Impact of Basnet v SSHD [2012]

June 13, 2012

We've written before regarding the problems which can crop up with UK visa application forms, and a refusal due to issues with the visa fee is an all too frequent reality. The UK Border Agency has previously adopted the stance...

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How to define exceptionally compassionate circumstances…

March 29, 2012

A recent Court of Appeal decision in the case of Mohamed v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 331 (20 March 2012) considered the correct interpretation of Paragraph 317(i)(e) of the Immigration Rules and may well...

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Use Your Common Sense!

March 27, 2012

Today's blog may seem something of a contradiction following our recent post on the Court of Appeal's ruling that there is no ‘near miss' argument in Immigration cases which narrowly miss the requirements of the Rules. However, judgment was recently...

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How is the Migration Cap affecting your Business?

January 4, 2012

We'd like to welcome our readers back to our first blog of the year! We hope that you all enjoyed the festive season and are having a great start to 2012. Last year saw great upheavals as the Government made...

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