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Archive for July, 2012

July 16th, 2012

Changes to the Immigration (EEA) Regulations 2006

Changes have been made to the Immigration (EEA) Regulations 2006.

These changes include:

  • new rights of residence;
  • restrictions on free movement rights;
  • amendments to reflect current operational practice;
  • amendments to implement agreements reached with the European Commission or stakeholders in relation to the UK’s implementation of Directive 2004/38/EC;
  • the extension of refusal powers based on public policy, public health, and public security; and
  • amended appeal rights.

If you require further information about these changes and are seeking professional advice, please contact us on 01793 836010.

July 9th, 2012

Changes to Family Visit Visa Appeals

New regulations have been introduced to limit the right of appeal for family visitors. Read the rest of this entry »

July 9th, 2012

New Immigration Rules Introduced for Family Migration

The government have introduced a new income threshold of ¬£18,600 for British Citizens or settled persons who want to sponsor a non-EEA fianc√©, proposed civil partner, spouse, civil partner, unmarried partner or same sex partner. Read the rest of this entry »

July 9th, 2012

Interviews to be Introduced for Students

In order to cut down abuse of the immigration system, the government will introduce new interviews for high-risk student applicants. Read the rest of this entry »

July 2nd, 2012

Changes to Immigration Rules for Overstayers

From 1 October 2012, those who overstay their UK visas by more than 28 days will be refused any application for further leave. Read the rest of this entry »