New Changes In UK Immigration Rules July 2023

New Changes In UK Immigration Rules July 2023

New Changes In UK Immigration Rules July 2023 On 17 July 2023, the Home Office published new changes in UK immigration rules known as statement of changes regarding student visa and skilled worker visa and their dependants. In this guide, we will highlight the major new changes in UK immigration rules: Changes to Appendix Student…

Significant Increase To Immigration Fees July 2023

The government has announced significant increases to immigration fees, which will affect individuals and families applying for visas or seeking to extend their stay in the UK. These fee hikes are aimed at covering the rising costs of processing applications and administering immigration systems. Massive increase in immigration health surcharge (IHS) On 13 July 2023,…

High Potential individual Visa Requirements

To obtain high potential individual visa, you must meet all the high potential individual visa requirements. An HPI visa usually lasts for 2 years. What is High Potential Individual (HPI) visa? A High Potential Individual (HPI) visa gives you permission to stay in the UK for at least 2 years. To apply, you must have been awarded…

How to challenge UK Visit visa refusal?

How to challenge UK Visit visa refusal?

How to challenge UK Visit visa refusal? This is a step-to-step guide to challenge UK visit visa refusal. We understand that it can be frustrating and disappointing when your visitor visa is refused. It is important to understand the reasons for the refusal and consider your options moving forward to reapply or challenge the visit…

Best Interest Of Children Under Section 55

Best Interest Of Children Under Section 55

In matters involving children, the guiding principle is “best interest of children under section 55” in immigration cases. Section 55 of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009 In general, the ‘best interests’ covers all aspects of the wellbeing of children. The governmentguidance (‘Every Child Matters’*) states that the duty to safeguard and promote the…

New ‘Appendix Adult Dependent Relative’ to the immigration rules

The Adult Dependent Relative route is for a person aged 18 or over who is sponsored by a relative in the UK (who must be a British Citizen, settled in the UK, have protection status or be a specified EEA national who has permission under Appendix EU) and where the sponsor is able to maintain,…

No recourse to public funds policy found unlawful (again)

The Secretary of State’s policy prohibiting migrants from receiving mainstream welfare benefits was found to be illegal by the High Court once more on February 15, 2023. Two judicial review cases were filed on behalf of destitute claimants with disabilities who were the target of the policy, also known as the no recourse to public…

Afghanistan resettlement and immigration policy statement

This blog will explain whatever you need to know about Afghanistan resettlement and immigration policy. This will explain Afghan relocations and assistance policy, integration support and other cohorts of Afghan nationals and their family members. Introduction of Afghanistan resettlement policy Operation Warm Welcome On 31 August, the Government announced ‘Operation Warm Welcome’ to ensure that all those…

Visa decision waiting times outside the UK 2024

This blog will explain current Visa decision waiting times outside the UK 2023. We can challenge UK visa delay. You are advised not to book any travel before you apply or before a decision is made on your application. When your application’s waiting time starts and ends Once you’ve submitted your application online, the waiting…