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.
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.
Accelerating the appeals process for people seeking asylum who have been detained would risk undermining justice and fairness.
The Law Society has welcomed the government's announcement to withdraw and review recent immigration and asylum fee increases.
MPs were today urged to reject punitive plans by the MoJ for a massive 500 per cent hike in fees for asylum and immigration tribunals.
The Law Society welcomes this strong defence of the principle that the right to British justice applies to everyone who is subject to the laws of this country.
The vote to leave the EU has created a range of legal issues and the solicitor profession is focused on finding solutions.
Our legal rights and obligations are unchanged in the immediate aftermath of the UK's vote to leave the European Union.
Asylum and Immigration Tribunal fee increases of more than 500 per cent would deny justice to people appealing Home Office decisions, the Law Society warned today.
The Law Society has responded to news that the MoJ plans a six-fold rise in fees for people challenging immigration/asylum decisions.
The Home Affairs Committee echoes the Law Society’s view that the Detained Fast Track system has fallen into disrepute and is not fit for purpose.
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