Supreme Court Makes Disappointing Decisions about Family Visa Rules
The law is the law, and decisions made by the Supreme Court - which is the highest court in the UK -...
Posted on 23 April 2017
Latest Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules
The Home Office has published the latest Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules. These Statem...
Posted on 07 April 2017
European Union Immigration & Second Citizenship Meetings in Istanbul, Turkey
Garth Coates Immigration Solicitors are proud to announce that we will be hosting seminars and priva...
Posted on 26 March 2017
The celebrated 19th-century English historian Lord Macaulay once declared, in a fit of extreme patri...
Posted on 19 March 2017
Brexit Alert - But What About the Ankara Agreement?
As we have previously advised and warned our readers, Brexit is real and it is going to happen. Desp...
Posted on 25 February 2017
Curious Incident of the Hidden Immigration Rule - Overstaying Rules Become Stricter
In a “Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules” published in November last year the Home Office...
Posted on 02 February 2017
Prime Minister’s Brexit Vision - Irish Border
The Prime Minister Theresa May has set out her stall on the forthcoming Brexit negotiations. In a re...
Posted on 22 January 2017
Migrant Skilled Workers - the Debate is Fierce
There is, and has been for some while, a debate going on about the necessity of bringing skilled wor...
Posted on 16 January 2017
Judicial Humour - Complex Points-Based System - Byztantine Emperors
Judges in the higher courts very occasionally indulge in humour. When it happens it is highly prized...
Posted on 08 January 2017
Migration Statistics - the Immigration Year 2016
The latest Migration Statistics Quarterly Report has just been released by the Office for National S...
Posted on 20 December 2016
Immigration Appeals - the Good News and the Bad News
When asked the question “which do you want first, the good news or the bad news?” most people opt fo...
Posted on 11 December 2016
Immigration Rules Affect Polo - Sportsperson Visas
Horse racing is sometimes described as the “sport of kings”. But if horse racing is the sport of kin...
Posted on 30 November 2016
Uber Drivers - Employment and Self-Employment - Ankara Agreement
Readers may have heard about an interesting case at the London Central Employment Tribunal brought b...
Posted on 23 November 2016
Brexit Saga - High Court Gets Involved
Readers may know that the High Court has now delivered its judgement in the “Brexit case”. The Brexi...
Posted on 12 November 2016
Migrant Workers - Does the Government Really Want Them?
In recent times the Government has given rather mixed signals about non-EEA migrant workers. It is c...
Posted on 05 November 2016
Student Numbers Are Confusing
The fact is that - for a variety of reasons - some naughty students overstay their visas and remain ...
Posted on 23 October 2016
British Citizenship and Naturalisation
It seems that British citizenship and a British passport are valuable commodities. Surveys consisten...
Posted on 16 October 2016
Prime Minister Acts On Brexit, Some MPs Are Becoming Irish
The Prime Minister Theresa May has now made a clear statement about the Government’s intentions rega...
Posted on 05 October 2016
The EU and Human Rights Law
There has, for obvious reasons, been much discussion in the media recently about the EU and European...
Posted on 29 September 2016
Immigration Appeals - Massive Fee Increases Coming
In times gone by many or most visa applicants had the right of appeal to the immigration tribunal - ...
Posted on 22 September 2016