There is often confusion surrounding the circumstances in which you can remain in the UK to apply to switch on to a spouse visa, and the circumstances in which you are required to leave to UK to apply from abroad. This post will consider the relevant spouse visa rules and procedures for those currently in the UK; explaining when you can apply from inside the UK, and when you have to leave to apply from abroad.
The Conservative party have won the election with a large majority and will now have the opportunity to implement their Brexit plan and manifesto pledges.
The UK will most likely leave the EU, with a Withdrawal Agreement, on 31 January 2020. Free movement of EU citizens will continue under that Agreement until 31 December 2020.
Bringing a loved one to live with you in the UK has always been a topic subject to much confusion and scrutiny. Our latest series of webinars took the viewers through the evidence required and in the fourth one, the 10 steps involved in involved in making an application for your partner, spouse or fiancé. The series is available to watch here.
The fourth webinar in our Appendix FM series covers the steps involved in making an application for your fiancé, spouse or partner. This is being premiered through our facebook page at 12pm on Friday 6 December 2019.
If you are in the UK as a dependant on a spouse or partner visa and your marriage or relationship breaks down, your immigration status will be affected. Dealing with a relationship breakup can be stressful enough, but add in an immigration dimension and it can quickly become overwhelming. We’ve put together this blog to try and answer some of the most common questions that we get asked about this.
Those granted refugee or humanitarian protection status in the UK may be eligible to reunite with their husbands or wives here in the UK through a process known as ‘family reunion’.
This blog deals with the basics of how to prepare an application and the lesser known costs associated with applying. These costs may differ wildly depending on which country you are applying from. As such, this guide follows a broad application process and, where specifics are necessary, uses Gambia as an example.
The last in the Appendix FM series, this webinar goes through the application process for those applying as a partner, spouse or fiancé in 10 easy to follow steps. As practices can sometimes vary from country to country, we will now be starting a series of blogs to cover application procedures for a number of popular countries.
The third in the series, this webinar addresses the relationship and housing requirements for spousal, partner or fiancé visas. We delve into evidence that is compulsory and that which is recommended for either or all of the visa types.
Watch this webinar for some useful tips and advice to help present your case in the best possible frame. Click here to watch all other webinars in the series.
Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights protects the right to private and family life. This rights is relied on frequently in immigration cases. The Home Office are allowed to interfere with a person’s right to private and family life where this is a proportionate response to the legitimate aim of maintaining effective immigration control. The question in many immigration cases is whether the Home Office’s interference with this right is proportionate.
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I'd definitely recommend Amna Ashraf for any immigration support and advice that you may require. She helped me and my husband get through the stressful process of his first spousal visa application with kindness and professionalism.
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McGill and Co has been an excellent choice in helping me with my immigration issues. Jack and Iain have been exceptionally proficient and professional in their guidance and support. I recommend McGill and Co for anyone seeking legal advice. Jean N.
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Amna Ashraf was an incredibly supportive and knowledgeable presence throughout the entirety of our spousal visa application process. Her guidance and instruction were always reassuring and she made what is an opaque and oftentimes intimidating process simple and accessible. We would highly recommend her services, and that of McGill & Co, to anyone seeking immigration counsel.