Immigration Law Blog

18 February 2020

UKVI coronavirus guidance: good news for those already with UK visas but no guidance for those in the process of applying for a UK visa

Much anticipated UKVI guidance on the coronavirus has been published and it has sensibly set out a number of provisions for those who already hold a visa in the UK.  There is also the introduction of the UKVI coronavirus immigration helpline (free call: 0800 678 1767 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm), and an email address for queries not covered by this guidance. At first glance, the guidance is helpful but questions remain for those who may have pending applications in China and issues applicants may face in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

Jessica Jim 詹穎怡

13 February 2020

Government to respond to Migration Advisory Committee report

After the Cabinet meeting tomorrow, the government will respond to last month’s Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report on the future of the post-Brexit UK immigration system.  The changes will take effect from 1 January 2021 and will be enormously significant for employers of EU citizens.

Elspeth Guild

31 January 2020

One of those weeks...

It’s been one of those weeks.  
One of those weeks where immigration news hovers at the top of the headlines. One of those weeks where you are reminded of just how divided the country has become, on this topic particularly. 


Katie Newbury

30 January 2020

Immigration consequences of the Coronavirus outbreak?

The world is currently reeling from the outbreak of Coronavirus in Wuhan City, China and its potential spread around the world. In this blog we examine some of the immigration consequences of the outbreak from a UK perspective. 

Elspeth Guild

29 January 2020

Guest blog: How to “Get Megxit done” – Canadian immigration options for the royal couple

Kingsley Napley assists with global immigration applications with the assistance of its well established local co-counsel partners, such as Tremblay Immigration, PC in Canada.  Here, Philippe Tremblay provides insight into the Canadian immigration options for Harry and Meghan.

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