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This Practice Note sets out the requirements for an application for entry clearance as the fiancé(e), proposed civil partner, spouse, civil partner or...
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21st Oct
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 14th Oct
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Who can apply under Part 8?An application for further limited leave to remain as a spouse, civil partner, unmarried or same-sex partner can be made...
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9th Oct
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This Practice Note covers practical factors which will need to be considered when advising clients who may not meet all of the requirements of any...
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Produced in partnership with Ed Mynott 5th Oct
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Limited leave to remain as a partnerHow the category worksThis Practice Note sets out the requirements for an application for limited leave to remain...
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5th Oct
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The Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) category closed to new entrants on 29 March 2019. The only individuals who can now enter this category are those who have or...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note looks at the of ‘Exceptional circumstances’ provisions found in para GEN.3.1‒3.3 of the Immigration Rules, Appendix FM, which may...
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26th Sep
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The schedule of absences spreadsheets below may be used by Lexis®PSL Immigration subscribers to calculate a person’s absences from the UK for the...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note examines the key common requirements for indefinite leave to remain (also known as ILR or settlement) applications in work-related...
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26th Sep
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When applying for a sponsor licence under Tiers 2 and 5 of the Points-Based System (PBS), an organisation must go through the following process:•step...
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26th Sep
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The visitor (standard) category enables short-term visitors to come to the UK for a range of purposes including recreation, business activities,...
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25th Sep
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Applying to register a minor child as a British citizen is only necessary if the child has not automatically acquired British citizenship. Before an...
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25th Sep
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An employer who is found to have employed a person unlawfully in the UK may be liable to civil penalties and/or criminal sanctions. For further...
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25th Sep
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The eligibility criteria for obtaining a sponsor licence are not located in statute law nor in the Immigration Rules; they are mainly contained within...
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25th Sep
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There are multiple sources of immigration law. In addition to 16 or so statutes and the ever-changing Immigration Rules, there is a huge number of...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note explains what happens to a person’s leave to enter or remain in the UK when they:•travel outside the UK, the Channel Islands, the...
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25th Sep

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Section 3(2) of the Immigration Act 1971 (IA 1971) empowers the Secretary of State to lay before Parliament rules concerning the way in which people...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 28th Sep
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The current system of civil and criminal penalties for employers who employ illegal workers exists for employment commenced from 29 February 2008...
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28th Sep
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For the purposes of this Q&A, a ‘dependent’ is a dependent child under the age of 18.If an applicant wishes to apply for leave to remain in a...
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28th Sep
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Case studyWe have considered the following question:Where a person has leave as a Points-Based System (PBS) dependant spouse of a Tier 2 (General)...
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28th Sep
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This Q&A looks at whether or not a non-EEA national spouse of an EEA national will continue to benefit from EU free movement law when the EEA national...
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28th Sep
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There is nothing in the requirements for leave as the family member of a relevant points-based system migrant (RPBSM) in the Immigration Rules, Part...
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Produced in partnership with Nick Nason of Edgewater Legal 28th Sep
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Section 3C of the Immigration Act 1971 (IA 1971) temporarily extends an applicant’s leave for the period that their application is under...
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Produced in partnership with Nick Nason of Edgewater Legal 28th Sep
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Standard Visitor Visa RoutePermitted activities for all visitors to the UK are found in Immigration Rules, Appendix V. Although most visitors come to...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 28th Sep
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The Practice Note: Tier 1 (Investor): applying for indefinite leave to remain (under the headings ‘Old rules: investment requirements’ and ‘New rules:...
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28th Sep
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This Q&A does not consider the entrepreneur accelerated settlement provisions.Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneurs) typically secure leave to enter or...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 28th Sep
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What is a caution?There are two main types of caution which your client may have accepted as an adult in the UK:•simple—where an individual admits an...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Tingley 28th Sep
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Section 3C leave (Immigration Act 1971)Section 3C of the Immigration Act 1971 (IA 1971) temporarily extends an applicant’s leave for the period that...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 28th Sep
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A system of civil and criminal penalties for employers who hire illegal workers exists for employment commencing from 29 February 2008 under the...
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28th Sep
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Where the applicant is relying on cash funds that have been held for the specified 90-day period, but not yet invested, the applicant must provide the...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 28th Sep

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