Start-Up and Innovator visas for entrepreneurs
The rather complicated Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa is not yet history, but it is no longer possible for...
Posted on 18 June 2019
Global Immigration Seminar - Istanbul, Turkey
Coates Global, UK’s leading immigration consultants, proudly welcomes attendees to join us at our fr...
Posted on 11 June 2019
Carers of British citizens - Zambrano rules
It sometimes happens that the Home Office is accused of delaying changing the rules in response to c...
Posted on 29 May 2019
Tier 1 Entrepreneur - permitted means of investment
The Tier 1 Entrepreneur route, although closed to new entrants, is still in existence for those alre...
Posted on 23 May 2019
Revocation of indefinite leave to remain - was it fair?
Mr Ullah, a Pakistani national who had had his indefinite leave to remain revoked by the Home Office...
Posted on 22 April 2019
Alliance of Turkish Businesspeople unsuccessful at High Court
Some readers will know that in 2018 the law changed regarding Turkish businesspeople and their right...
Posted on 07 April 2019
Right to rent - right or wrong?
The Immigration Act 2014 introduced, amongst a number of other things, the so-called “right to rent”...
Posted on 06 April 2019
Ten years’ continuous lawful residence - Upper Tribunal puts it straight
It sometimes happens that a case comes before the First-Tier Immigration Tribunal but the judge deci...
Posted on 11 March 2019
Brexit update - February 2019
This Brexit thing felt as if it was going on for ever. It all got very dramatic and, from some peopl...
Posted on 23 February 2019
Does an Immigration Judge’s verbal decision stand?
Experienced practitioners might tell you that you never really know what is going to happen at an im...
Posted on 11 February 2019
The Immigration Rules are just too complicated
It is often said, not least by us, that the Immigration Rules - the rules which by and large govern ...
Posted on 09 February 2019
Turkish businesspeople lose the right of appeal - again
Some while ago in early 2017 the High Court made a decision that no doubt pleased some members of th...
Posted on 15 January 2019
Visa applicants - the requirement for biometric enrolment
Christmas and New Year is for many people a time to catch up on their reading and tackle the great n...
Posted on 04 January 2019
Tier 2 sponsor licences - when things go wrong
As many employers will no doubt attest, obtaining a Tier 2 sponsor licence from the Home Office can ...
Posted on 16 December 2018
Latest statement of changes to the Immigration Rules - original documents and evidential flexibility
Amidst the news of the continuing steep increase in visa application costs (the IHS health surcharge...
Posted on 20 November 2018
Home Office - Immigration Tribunal - unreasonable behaviour
“Unreasonable behaviour” sounds like something out of the divorce courts, but it is a concept which ...
Posted on 29 October 2018
Home Secretary - non-EEA immigration - EEA immigration after Brexit
The history of a country such as England shows something interesting about migration and psychology....
Posted on 16 October 2018
New “start-up” business visa - what’s it all about?
Brexit is scheduled to happen in less than six months’ time. Anyone who reads the papers will be awa...
Posted on 24 September 2018
Immigration rules - something of a disgrace - Appendix FM - EEA Regulations
The Immigration Rules and Regulations are the voluminous bodies of rules that UKVI caseworkers use i...
Posted on 12 September 2018
Tier 2 relaxes a bit - doctors and nurses are welcome
It has been suggested now and again that one of the effects of forthcoming Brexit has been to create...
Posted on 23 August 2018