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How can I find a Tier 2 or Tier 5 Sponsorship Employer?

Migrants from outside the EEA and EU who wish to work in the UK, need to secure a position with an employer. This is the only way to get a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (Cos). Unfortunately, not all UK-based employers hold a Tier 2 or a Tier 5...

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How to work in the UK as a Spouse Visa holder

If you have joined your partner in this country, you may be wondering how to work in the UK as a Spouse Visa holder. The UK Spouse Visa enables individuals from outside the EEA (European Economic Area) to move in the UK to live with their spouse. If...

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How To Get UK Citizenship by Investment?

UK immigration routes for international investors The UK introduced an immigration route for foreign investors in 1994. In 2008, the government established the Tier 1 Investor and Tier 1 Entrepreneur routes, as part of a new points-based system...

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UK Start Up Visa: How to Establish your Business in the UK

What is the Start-up Visa? Opened in March 2019, the Start-Up Visa route allows new entrepreneurs to set up their businesses in the UK, and replaces the Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) Visa. Applicants do not need to hold a specific degree or have...

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Solidarity in a Time of Uncertainty: an Italian Narrative

When Coronavirus first hit China at the beginning of the year, many countries in Europe and the stoic United States welcomed the news with a shrug. Nevertheless, the “it’s just like the flu” theory began to show its weaknesses...

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Immigration Lawyers in London and UK charities: our Top Picks

From volunteers working tirelessly to help refugees to experienced immigration lawyers in London, we always welcome the opinions and the viewpoints of whoever wishes to speak out and contribute to making other people’s lives better. Our writers and...

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Good Character Requirement for British Citizenship

Anyone over the age of 10 must satisfy the Good Character Requirement for British Citizenship. Under this condition, all applicants are tested on every aspect of their criminal history, as well as immigration-related issues. To meet this threshold...

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Spouse Visa Curtailment after divorce: what are my options?

The breakdown of a relationship between a British national and a non-EEA individual can cause severe immigration issues. You should always bear in mind that your Spouse or Partner Visa is linked to your marital status. If your relationship with your...

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Can a Tier 2 Visa Holder be Self-Employed?

Strictly speaking, the Tier 2 General Visa is a work permit designed for those who have received a job offer from a UK-based sponsor. Nevertheless, it is not uncommon for skilled workers to wish to expand their career opportunities by taking...

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How to apply for a Spouse Visa (Q&A)

What is a Spouse Visa? If you are married to a British citizen or national, you may both wish to settle together in the UK. However, before you can enter the country, you must apply for a Spouse Visa. This permit allows you to immigrate to the UK...