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Partners of work, investment and study migrantsThis Practice Note looks at key considerations in relation to applications by dependent partners of...
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19th May
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Brexit legislation trackerThis Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the...
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19th May
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Partners applying for indefinite leave to remain under Appendix FM: eligibility tableThis Practice Note sets out the requirements for applications for...
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19th May
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Changes of law and policy, rights against retrospective legislation, and legitimate expectationChanges to immigration law may mean that a person who...
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Produced in partnership with Judith Farbey QC of Doughty Street Chambers and Deborah Revill of Lamb Building 19th May
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Leave outside the Rules—the Secretary of State’s powers and policiesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Ed Mynott 19th May
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Immigration judicial review: which decisions can be reviewed and heads of reviewIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Hayes of D Hayes Public Law Practice 19th May

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) immigration resourcesThis Practice Note is a compilation of links to useful information, news and news analysis in relation to...
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2nd Aug
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What does the question, ‘Have you ever voluntarily elected to depart the UK?’ mean in the context of completing UK entry clearance forms?Voluntary...
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31st Jul
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Is a previous finding of deception nullified when applying for indefinite leave to remain if the Home Office have in the intervening periods granted...
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Produced in partnership with Nick Nason of Edgewater Legal 31st Jul
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What is the earliest that a person who holds entry clearance as a partner can apply for an extension in this category?This Q&A does not address any...
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31st Jul
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Please could you advise on whether there are any obligations on practitioners to report sham marriages, for example where someone has married someone...
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31st Jul
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If a British citizen lives in the UK permanently and wants to bring a domestic worker from a non-EEA country to live in their house and provide...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 31st Jul
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Can someone with a visitor visa rent property in the UK?Such an individual will have the right to rent. They are a person with a time limited right to...
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31st Jul
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Would a divorce affect a person’s indefinite leave to remain status?There are several advantages when a migrant obtains an indefinite leave to remain...
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31st Jul
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Can you apply for indefinite leave to remain by combining time spent in the UK on different routes? For example, if you have spent 2.5 years on a...
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31st Jul
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Where a person has an outstanding postal No Time Limit Biometric Residence Permit application and withdraws their passport to travel, will this...
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Produced in partnership with Jocelyn Howorth of Immigration Joss 31st Jul
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If a main applicant is applying for accelerated settlement after three years because they are on a Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa, can their spouse...
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Produced in partnership with Shara Pledger of Latitude Law 31st Jul
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Can a Jamaican national enter the UK with a returning resident visa stating indefinite leave to enter, where that entry clearance has recently...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Goodwin of Latitude Law 31st Jul
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Can a sponsored worker continue to work if their Certificate of Sponsorship has expired or their sponsor's licence been revoked? (updated 14 June...
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