• Immigration

    News, advice and information for immigration practitioners, including content on work permits and visas, workforce mobility and other legislative and regulatory changes, and student, asylum and publicly funded immigration issues.

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    Failures in UK immigration and asylum undermine the rule of law

    UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) faces possibly the largest single influx of applications in its history as EU nationals seek to settle their status - but the system is already problematic.

    12 April 2018
    Press release

    From refugee to Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year

    I was inspired to study law by the legal aid solicitor who helped me with my asylum case. My solicitor was really good, but I could see that many other asylum seekers were suffering badly without any proper representation.

    12 March 2018
    Blog

    Immigration Appeals

    Implementing good practice and effective case management in the conduct of an immigration appeal is crucial to achieving the best possible outcome for your client.

    7 December 2017
    Practice note

    I'm detained, and it’s killing me

    I'm detained, but I'm not a criminal. I'm detained and no one can tell me when I'll be released. How do you respond to hearing such truths? This is the truth that many solicitors hear every day.

    5 December 2017
    Blog

    Accelerated asylum appeals put speed before justice

    Accelerating the appeals process for people seeking asylum who have been detained would risk undermining justice and fairness.

    18 April 2017
    Press release

    Brexit Motions and EU Human Rights

    The House of Commons and House of Lords are both on recess. The House of Commons will return on Tuesday 18 April. The House of Lords will return on Monday 24 April.

    10 April 2017
    Blog

    Immigration and asylum accreditation - how to apply

    Information on applying for accreditation.

    16 March 2017
    Information

    Immigration and asylum accreditation fees

    Information on accreditation and re-accreditation costs.

    16 March 2017
    Information

    Immigration and asylum re-accreditation

    Information on how to renew accreditation.

    16 March 2017
    Information

    Immigration post-Brexit: evidence provided to the Home Affairs Select Committee

    The Law Society has provided the Home Affairs Select Committee with written evidence in response to its inquiry on immigration.

    9 March 2017
    Policy
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