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10 Year Long Residence - Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) Applications

A Long Residence application for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR), also known as settlement, is designed for individuals who have lived lawfully and continuously in the UK for at least 10 years.
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Rwanda Policy Versus The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that the UK government's 'Illegal Migration Act - Rwanda Policy', which involved the relocation of asylum seekers, was unlawful.
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Civil Penalty For Employing Illegal Workers To Increase - Next Steps?

UK Visas and Immigration have confirmed in their Code of Practice on Preventing Illegal Working that the fee increase comes into effect on 22 January 2024.
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Illegal Migration Act 2023

Enacted on 20 July 2023, the act has set a devastating precedent of endangering vulnerable people in the name of Rishi Sunak’s campaign slogan ‘Stop the boats’.
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The Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) to increase in January 2024

The increase in Immigration Health Surcharge (HIS) is expected to take effect on or around 16 January 2024. The payment of the charge allows access to the same NHS services as UK residents.
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Biometric Residence Permit UK

An UK biometric residence permit (BRP) is a card which confirms the holder’s identity, immigration status and their entitlements in the UK.
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Who can be a referee for British Citizenship?

When applying for British citizenship, applicants are required to provide two referees who are able to confirm their identity.
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Good character requirement for naturalisation 2023

The majority of people applying for British citizenship will be required to meet the ‘good character requirement’, failure to do so may result in refusal.
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Paragon Law and Citizens Advice Bureau: Free Legal Advice Surgery

Paragon Law is partnered with Nottingham’s Citizen Advice Bureau to offer a free legal advice surgery for individuals with immigration-related queries.
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Life in the UK Test: British Citizenship and Settlement

Before you can apply for British citizenship or indefinite leave to remain, you must pass the Life in the UK test, read more about preparing for the test.
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