Visa changes to the Immigration Rules?

Changes to the Immigration Rules

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Changes to the Immigration Rules On 15 June 2018, changes to the Immigration Rules were laid in Parliament that will come into force on 6 July 2018. The purposes of the main changes are to: Make provision for returning residents, including those affected by Windrush. Create a route for Afghan locally engaged staff to apply for settlement in the UK and to extend the ex-gratia redundancy scheme by six years, to include those made redundant…

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Business plan in preparation for the new UK start-up visa

New UK Start-up Visa Announced

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New start-up visa route announced by the Home Secretary The Home Office has announced plans for a new UK “start-up” visa, which will be launched in Spring 2019, for entrepreneurs wishing to set up a business in the UK. With this new route, it is aimed to widen the applicant pool of entrepreneurs and make the visa process faster and smoother. This new start-up visa is being designed to replace the existing route which was…

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Brexit, immigration and employment

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Brexit, immigration and employment Immigration Following the initial publication of the draft withdrawal agreement on 28 February 2018, EU Counsel and UK Government held a joint Brexit, immigration and employment press conference on 19 March 2018 to announce that they had reached an agreement regarding key issues of the withdrawal agreement. The most important information provided by this conference was the length of the transition period (as well as some details about the process) and…

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Secretary of State given Greater Deportation Case Discretion

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Secretary of State given Greater Deportation Case Discretion Arlingsworth’s immigration team have prepared a helpful case note after another important deportation case was heard in the Court of Appeal this month, resulting in the Secretary of State given Greater Deportation Case Discretion. This follows two important cases heard in the Supreme Court earlier last year, which we have also put up a previous blog detailing the facts and decisions of the cases. The current case…

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A New Immigration Skills Charge

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The New Immigration Skills Charge At Arlingsworth, we recognise the value of being up to date with the latest Immigration changes and laws, especially in light of Brexit, and this blog details the government’s planned Immigration Skills Charge coming into force in April 2017. What is the Immigration Skills Charge? The Charge will be imposed on Tier 2 employers who are recruiting skilled workers. The price is set at £1,000 per year for every non-European…

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Irene Clennell Case – Could she successfully gain ILR?

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The Irene Clennell Case Today, our immigration team at Arlingsworth have written a blog detailing the law around the controversial and recent Irene Clennell case. Despite Mrs Clennell not being awarded indefinite leave to remain, our team have dealt with many similar cases often being successful, and we hope this blog will provide some guidance for any who are interested in the case, or who are in a similar position to Irene. Facts about the…

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Donald Trump’s Immigration Ban

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After President Trump’s recent inauguration he has quickly gone about his business, clearly imprinting his name into American politics and media circles across the world, due to many of his controversial views potentially affecting millions of people if they come into being. At Arlingsworth we will regularly update you on any significant enactments or laws Mr Trump brings in. Starting with the globally criticised immigration ban, issued by Donald Trump on Friday January 27th 2017,…

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Theresa May’s Speech and what it now means for Brexit

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Theresa May’s speech recently made underlines the stance the British Government are taking over the Brexit negotiations, with the Government leading towards a ‘hard’ Brexit. Our team at Arlingsworth recognise the impact Brexit may have on citizens and businesses, both inside and outside the UK, so we have picked out the key points from the speech that may be of concern to you. Legislative Certainty Theresa May confirmed the “final deal” brokered between the British…

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Supreme Court Brexit Ruling

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Our Immigration team here at Arlingsworth have been closely following developments relating to Brexit, none more so than the recent decision in the Supreme Court. In this blog we break down the decision and its implications for you, ensuring our ability to provide you with a full, complete and absolute service. On January 24th, after months of heated discussions between the Government and numerous campaigners, the Supreme Court, by a majority of 8-3, ruled that…

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