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
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.
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.
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.
We have been successful on an appeal which was heard before the First Tier Tribunal in Manchester in January 2019. The main point of argument was whether or not there are insurmountable obstacles to family life continuing outside the UK.
The Tribunal Procedure Committee is running a consultation on the reintroduction of the accelerated appeals for detained appellants. This is a surprise move given that the Fast Track Rules were quashed in 2015.
There are many reasons that an application for leave to remain in the UK may be refused under the Immigration Rules. Among these reasons include the general grounds for refusal, stipulations which affect individuals who are applying for leave under each and every category.