Is your employee extending her visa? Five steps to avoid fines
What happens in this limbo period when your employee’s visa has ended and the new one has not yet been issued? Can she stay in the country? Does she have the right to work? Is the employer safe if anything goes wrong?
Do I need a visa for my child who was born in the UK?
Do I need a visa for my child who was born in the UK? This was a question of a Tier 2 migrant who has been living in the UK for the last three years and has a valid visa for another two years. His wife is in the UK as his dependant.
Applications for naturalisation are easy. What can possibly go wrong?
I was recently helping a client with an application for permanent residence. When the application was approved, the client qualified to apply for British citizenship, and I asked if we could help with this next application. To my dismay, he told me that citizenship is easy – why would he need legal help? Or do I think it is complicated?
Capparrelli (EEA Nationals – British Nationality) – Is British citizenship precarious?
British citizenship has never been a question of black and white, yes or no, British or not British. There have always been subtleties and nuances and, if we think of Citizens of UK Colonies (CUKCs) or British Overseas Citizens, one may even suspect some form of duplicity about the concept.
Five reasons not to miss your chance to vote
There is a number of good reasons not to pass this general election, but we have selected just five most obvious ones, or most important from an immigration lawyer’s perspective. Here are five reasons why WE believe that things should change and your vote can make a difference.
Are your kids British? … Are you sure?
Children born in the UK to migrants who have indefinite leave to remain or to EEA nationals with permanent right of residence are British by birth. But what if the parent’s right of permanent residence is unconfirmed?