Tier 2 to ILR
202010.08
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Tier 2 to ILR

Switching from Tier 2 to ILR (indefinite leave to remain) is a common legal matter that our firm deals with regularly. Here we discuss how it is possible to switch from this visa type to get the status of indefinite leave to remain, which is the same as permanent residence in the UK and outline…

UK visa application centres reopen on June 1st, 2020
202006.02
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UK visa application centres reopen on June 1st, 2020

Domestic UK immigration application centres The government has announced that there will be a regulated, “phased” reopening of UK Visa and Citizenship Application Centres (UKVCAS) from June 1st, 2020. For the moment, appointments will only be available to those who already had a date before the suspension took place due to COVID-19. If the Coronavirus…

The post-Brexit points-based system for skilled workers explained
202005.20
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The post-Brexit points-based system for skilled workers explained

The UK government’s new points-based immigration bill, The Immigration and Social Security Coordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill 2019-2021 to give it its full title, was voted through the House of Commons on Monday evening passing the vote by 351 votes to 252. The bill will now go on to receive further parliamentary scrutiny from MP’s and…

Changes in UK Immigration Rules due to COVID-19 and generally
202005.18
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Changes in UK Immigration Rules due to COVID-19 and generally

The following changes have been made to the immigration rules due to the unprecedented crises the world finds its self: However, these are other changes and do not overlap the changes that were dealt with in a recent article on Coronavirus v immigration rules. Tier 4 visa holders A student can start their course of studies…

Tier 2 Work Visa Requirements
201906.06
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Tier 2 Work Visa Requirements

The Tier 2 Work Visa is divided into two parts, a Tier 2 (General) for employees coming to work for UK based corporations (or foreign corporations with a base i the UK) and the Tier 2 ITC, (intercompany transfer visa) which is for those employees who at present work for a foreign corporation abroad, with…