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Strict financial requirements in family migration rules remain unchanged

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 15 2014

4,000 applications where the gross annual income requirement had not been met for family migration had been put on hold by the Home Office until

Changes to Tier 1 (entrepreneur) route and English language tests announced

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 8 2014

On July 10 2014 the Home Office published a statement of changes to the Immigration Rules, with some provisions coming into effect on July 11 2014

Immigration Act 2014: marriage and civil partnership

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 7 2014

Under the Immigration Act 2014 (IA 2014), private landlords will be required to check the immigration status of tenants, and may be liable to a civil

New HTS assessment criteria published

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 6 2014

Following our news item on the reduction of the HTS refusal rate to 10, the UKVI has now published the HTS assessment criteria in the new Tier 4

Paddington Bear, the UK’s most loveable immigrant: once welcomed, now ostracised? And at what cost to us all?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 1 2014

As Paddington Bear prepares to make his Hollywood feature-film debut this December, the Employment Law Worldview Blog takes a 'paws' to ponder on the

New measures to tighten up the immigration system

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2014

On 29 July 2014, both the Prime Minister, David Cameron, and the Home Secretary, Theresa May, announced "a new crackdown on immigration abuses

New employer checks on the right to work - the challenges

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2014

Following the introduction of the new right to work checks on 16 May 2014, which were reported in our May 2014 update, the immigration team at

Immigration Act 2014 - provisions coming into force

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2014

On 14 May 2014, the Immigration Bill 2013-2014 received royal assent. Numerous changes, which affect migrants and non-migrants alike, have been and

New progress updates for applications

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2014

UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) announced that, as of 2 June 2014, certain applicants will receive status updates about their applications by e-mail

Changes in company structures and sponsor licences

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2014

We have recently received a number of enquiries from Tier 2 sponsors who are considering changes to their company structure. Sponsors are reminded