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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 the long and...

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This Practice Note summarises the rights of entry and residence of European Economic Area (EEA) nationals under EU free movement law. Note that throughout this section,...

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UPDATE: On 19 December 2018 the Home Office published a White Paper: The UK’s future skills-based immigration system, setting out the government’s plans to introduce a...

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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 Immigration, Asylum and...

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There are currently no Practice Notes or Precedents dealing with the Innovator route in LexisNexis® Immigration, but this topic is scheduled for future development. In...

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STOP PRESS: The category was closed to new entrants on 29 March 2019 and has been replaced by the new Start-up and Innovator visa categories (for further guidance,...

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STOP PRESS: The Home Office has announced that, in relation to applications made on or after 29 March 2019, investor visa applicants will be required to prove that they...

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UPDATE: On 19 December 2018 the Home Office published a White Paper: The UK’s future skills-based immigration system, setting out the government’s plans to introduce a...

Practice Note

UPDATE: On 19 December 2018 the Home Office published a White Paper: The UK’s future skills-based immigration system, setting out the government’s plans to introduce a...

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This Practice Note sets out the procedure for entry clearance (prior permission to enter the UK) applications that are made outside the UK and provides practical tips on...

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This Practice Note sets out the procedure for making an in-country application to the Home Office. Such applications will generally be for: • leave to remain in the UK....

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A person who qualifies for settled status or British citizenship has an unconditional right to work in the UK. Settled status If a person has settled status in the UK...

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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being updated to reflect changes to the Immigration Rules following HC 2631. For a full analysis of these changes, see Practice Note:...

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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being updated to reflect changes to the Immigration Rules following HC 2631. For a full analysis of these changes, see Practice Note:...

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