Certificate of Approval for Marriage

The government has today announced its intention to abolish the 'certificate of approval' scheme. A Remedial Order under the Human Rights Act 1998 has been laid in Parliament to achieve this aim.
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A Medical Justice: fast track deportation illegal

A challenge to 'no notice' removal by the Medical Justice was successful. The High Court found removing individuals without prior notice is unlawful. The judge added... Read More...

Points Based System

If you have been refused permission to enter or stay in the UK under the Points-Based System because you failed to meet a requirement in the policy guidance which is not part of the immigration rules we strongly recommend you contact us, or any other qualified immigration lawyer, to request a review of your case immediately.
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Yarl's Wood IRC

UPDATE: The family wing of Yarl's Wood is to close. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said the move was part of the government's commitment to end child detention for immigration purposes.
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Sudan: Genocide

The International Criminal Court has charged President Omar al-Bashir with three counts of genocide in Darfur. Read More...

Tier 1: Changes

Between 19 July and 30 July 2010, the UK Border Agency are prioritising work to implement the government's new policy on an interim immigration limit. It may have an impact on sponsor licensing and applications. Read More...

Tier 4: Changes

English colleges today won a case in the High Course against the Home Secretary's decision to raise the level of English which students must have before they can get a UK visa to learn the language here. Read More...

UK Torture Inquiry

David Cameron opened an inquiry to establish whether the British Government and its intelligence agencies were involved in improper treatment of detainees held by other countries, and if so, to what extend.
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Treatment of a homosexual asylum seekers

The UK Supreme Court in HJ (Iran) and HT (Cameroon) ruled, to compel a homosexual person to return to their country of origin and pretend... Read More...