• 11 September 2019

    Court of Appeal confirms employment rights for migrants working illegally

    The Court of Appeal in the recent case of Okedina v Chikale [2019] EWCA Civ 1393 has ruled that people working illegally still have employment rights. Ms Okedina arranged for Ms Chikale to move to the UK under the domes...

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  • 11 September 2019

    Return of post study work visa

    As per a decision made by then- Home Secretary Theresa May in 2012, international students were expected to leave the UK within 4 months of graduating. This limited prospect of many international graduates finding a job....

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  • 4 September 2019

    Proposals to introduce a Global Talent Visa

    The world’s top scientists will be encouraged to move to the United Kingdom as announced by the Prime Minister. Boris Johnson has instructed the Home Office and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strat...

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  • 21 August 2019

    Court of Appeal decides that refugee status can be revoked

    In the recent case of Secretary of State for the Home Department v MS (Somalia) [2019] EWCA Civ 1345, the Court of Appeal has decided that the Home Office can terminate refugee status when there exists change of circu...

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  • 21 August 2019

    Applications from overstayers

    Home office’s new guidance Following the case of Mamum Ahmed V SSHD the Home Office has now published new guidance for their staff titled “Applications from Overstayers Version 8.0” This guidance provides mo...

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