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I've had an email from the Prime Minister about EU nationals...
October 19, 2017
The following email was received by Sallie Davies. It outlines Theresa May's plans to safeguard the rights of EU nationals after Brexit. If you are affected by any of the content below, contact us or look at our EU settled and pre-settled status page. Dear Sallie, As I travel to Brussels today, I know that […]
Peace of mind does not come cheap when the Home Office is involved. Our non-EU clients regularly pay between £1500 to £2000 in immigration fees to the Home Office. There's the £1464 to enter the UK as the partner of a British citizen plus a £600 Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS). Or the £993 for leave […]
Takeaway director disqualified for 6 years after employing illegal workers
August 25, 2017
Masum Ahmed, director of India Gate restaurant, Chichester, has been disqualified for six years for failing to comply with immigration law by employing illegal workers. India Gate was the trading name of Chi Spice Limited. On 6 July, the Secretary of State accepted a disqualification undertaking from Mr Ahmed. This was effective from 27 July […]
A chink of light as the government relaxes rules (a bit) on income and immigration
August 25, 2017
A British citizen or someone with indefinite leave to remain who wishes to live in the UK with their partner who is not British or an EU citizen must earn at least £18,600 per year or have substantial savings. This figure increases if there are non-British or EU children involved. Families have inevitably been kept apart […]
European Union Citizens in the UK. Are we any closer to certainty?
June 30, 2017
Recently the government produced its proposals for safeguarding the position of EU citizens living in the UK and UK Nationals living in the EU. At last we have some idea about what Brexit will actually mean for EU citizens in the UK, but it's only an idea because the proposal has yet to be negotiated with […]
What is the Hostile Environment? A phrase usually referring to war zones or extreme weather was applied to illegal migrants by Theresa May in 2012 when she said: "The aim is to create here in Britain a really hostile environment for illegal migration… What we don't want is a situation where people think that they […]
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