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The requirement of £18,600 – Spouse Visa Requirements
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The requirement of £18,600 – Spouse Visa Requirements

In 2017 the Supreme Court gave judgement in the case of MM (Lebanon) where several families challenged the legality of the Home Office approach to require a sponsor to have an income of £18,600. The Supreme Court ruled that the £18,600 requirement was lawful, but the Home Office was overly

Victim of Gangs in Bolivia
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Victim of Gangs in Bolivia

We have assisted a Bolivian national who came to the UK as a visitor and was a witness in a criminal case investigated by the Home Office, against a corrupt immigration official. He was also advised to claim asylum by his previous solicitors, and the basis of his asylum case is that if returned to...

Naturalisation for EU Nationals
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Naturalisation for EU Nationals

At Parker Law Firm we will see an increase in applications which are made within the UK under the EU Settlement Scheme as of 30th March 2019. Once an EU national has permanent residence, often they can apply for British citizenship.

Rule Changes Adult Dependent Relatives
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Rule Changes Adult Dependent Relatives

In July 2012 the UK Government made impossible changes to the adult dependent relative’s immigration routes. The new rules which are contained in Appendix FM significantly changed the criteria for this visa category to the extent that in reality, very few applicants are successful. Daily we see the hardship caused to British families who cannot sponsor relatives to come and join them in the UK, with no recourse to Public Funds.

Guidance for Students
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Guidance for Students

A student must be aware that an institution can only offer courses which involve full time study or part time in some limited circumstances, which lead to UK recognised qualifications, or is a course of study below UK degree level, that involves a minimum of 15 hours of classroom based day time study, each week.

Reversing a decision to consider a human rights claim as unfounded
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Reversing a decision to consider a human rights claim as unfounded

On occasions when the Home Office decide not to grant a right of appeal for a human rights claim, ­they certify the claim as “manifestly unfounded”. We have assisted many applicants with applications for this certification to be lifted. A Pakistani national who was interviewed, together with his wife, by Dr Rachel Thomas, a psychologist,...