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Recent Immigration Developments for Healthcare workers in the UK

Recent Immigration Developments for Healthcare workers in the UK

Recognising the immeasurable effort and personal sacrifice that healthcare workers have made in the interests of public health and wellbeing, the Home ...

COVID-19 – Adjusted right to rent checks

COVID-19 – Adjusted right to rent checks

The Immigration Act 2014 made it an offence for landlords to let property to those without the right to rent. Under this scheme, landlords who are fou ...

COVID-19: New Home Office guidance extends UK visas to 31 May 2020

COVID-19: New Home Office guidance extends UK visas to 31 May 2020

On 24 March 2020, the Home Office issued three new guidance documents which introduce various exceptional measures to help people manage practical dif ...

UK Visas and Immigration guidance on coronavirus implications

UK Visas and Immigration guidance on coronavirus implications

In light of global travel restrictions, the Home Office has announced a number of measures to ease the difficulties and uncertainties faced by those w ...

What next for Right to Rent?

What next for Right to Rent?

On 1st March, the High Court ruled that the Right to Rent Scheme is incompatible with the Human Rights Act 1998 and declared that any proposal to exte ...

Significant changes to the Immigration Rules

Significant changes to the Immigration Rules

On 7 March 2019, the Secretary of State for the Home Department laid 296 pages of new Immigration Rules before Parliament which make some significant ...

Love and the law - proof, love and immigration

Love and the law - proof, love and immigration

Shahjahan Ali, partner and head of  immigration at DAC Beachcroft, looks at how supporting statements are used in applications for a UK partner visa, ...

New immigration rules for Tier 1 (Investor) visas

New immigration rules for Tier 1 (Investor) visas

It is very likely the Home Office will introduce new rules that will make Tier 1 (Investor) visas more difficult to obtain, which will come into force ...