Sponsor compliance – genuine vacancy requirement

Sponsor compliance – genuine vacancy requirement

Due to changes in the Immigration Rules effective from 1 December 2020 regarding sponsor compliance, organisations are now required to provide their PAYE reference number on every Certificate of Sponsorship they assign to migrant workers. This is part of UKVI’s aim to...
Settlement Scheme deadline has passed

Settlement Scheme deadline has passed

The EU Settlement Scheme deadline has passed. Applications for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens and their family members who were resident in the UK by 31 December 2020 needed to be submitted by Wednesday 30 June 2021. According to the statistics from 2 July, there were...
Zambrano applications under the EUSS

Zambrano applications under the EUSS

On 9 June 2021, the High Court delivered a judgment related to Zambrano applications under the EUSS on the R (on the application of Akinsanya) v Secretary of State for the Home Department. The High Court found that the Secretary of State has erred in law when framing...
New Plan for Immigration 2021/2022

New Plan for Immigration 2021/2022

On 24 May 2021, the Home Office published its New Plan for Immigration 2021/2022 setting out details of the government’s delivery priorities for this period. Last year, significant changes were introduced to the immigration policy. The UK left the EU on 31...