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Is Your Marriage Valid?

If you are applying for entry clearance or leave to remain as a spouse under Appendix FM you will, naturally, need to be married to your partner. The question of whether your marriage is valid should normally be a straightforward one, however, past...

What it Takes to be an Asylum-Seeker

The term “refugee” often generates a lot of negative stereotypes and has been harnessed as a dehumanising label, both publicly and politically.  It is often forgotten that a person who claims asylum is first and foremost a fellow...

Boris Johnson’s (Not So) Good Character

Dealing with an application for naturalisation as a British citizen recently for one of my clients which presented some issues relating to Good Character, I was struck by a largely unnoticed but rather revealing snippet regarding the Prime Minister...