immigration lawyers

Legal immigrants distressed at receiving messages to leave UK

by duncan12 January 3, 2013 Immigration Law

A firm working for the government Capita’ which was contacted by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) in September to track down 174,000 illegal immigrants had wrongly told people living legally to leave the UK it has emerged. Some of them who were contacted by text and email were a woman with a UK passport and […]

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Campaigners slam UKBA for being consistently active during Christmas to remove refused asylum seekers

by duncan12 December 24, 2012 Immigration Law

Pre-Christmas purge of the UK Border Agency who were rushing through to remove failed asylum seekers from the country has been slammed by the anti- deportation campaigners. Every year during the Christmas period there is an attempt by UKBA to deport refused asylum seekers knowing very well that resources at this time of the year […]

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Immigration changes may be chocking off inward investment

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ September 11, 2012 Immigration Law

Post by Sejal Karavdra Head of Immigration DBS law Excessive and onerous changes made to UK Immigration laws are damaging economic growth according to an influential trade body. UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), the body that tries to woo businesses to the UK, has found that these changes may be preventing foreign companies from investing […]

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Changes to Entry Clearance applications for students

by Gherson Solicitors July 20, 2012 Immigration Law

On 9th July 2012 a Statement of Changes was announced by the Home Secretary in the Immigration Rules. This will affect students applying for Tier 4 (General) Student Entry Clearance in the Tier 4 category. The changes will come in effect from 30 July 2012. The first change is that the Entry Clearance Officer must […]

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