Immigration blog posts

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UK Visa centres re-opening after COVID-19

After being closed for months owing to the Coronavirus pandemic, UK visa centres around the world are starting to re-open. VFS global centres So far some VFS Global centres have re-opened including Abu Dhabi and Dubai, Hong Kong, New Zealand, the Philippines and...
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Immigration concessions during COVID-19

The Home Office have published an updated version of their Coronavirus guidance for UK visa applicants and those in the UK temporarily, this time providing some further concessions about applications made on the basis of family or private life. Somewhat mysteriously...
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Update on settled and pre settled status scheme

This blog on EU immigration is likely to change frequently, please check back regularly for updates or visit our immigration pages. 10 January 2020 Since posting the blog below, the Government’s Withdrawal Agreement Bill has passed through the final stage in the House...
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UK Immigration System – update September 2019

Update 23 December 2019: Since the time of writing the Conservative party won the general election on Thursday 12 December 2019. For further information on the Conservatives plans for immigration law, please see our updated blog. Update: 12 December 2019 Since we...
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Update on settled and pre-settled status scheme

Update on EU Settlement Scheme & Post BREXIT UK Immigration System for EU/EEA Citizens Updated: 27 August 2019. The settlement scheme is now fully open for EU / EEA citizens and their family members to apply for settled or pre-settled status.  More than one...
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