Not ready for marriage, but want to join your partner in the UK?

People are often surprised to hear that they do not necessarily have to marry in order to join their partner in the UK.

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UK visas and passports: Right of abode explained

One of the terms that one often encounters in the UK immigration rules is the so-called ‘right of abode.’ But, what is this so-called ‘right of abode’?

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The most common FAQs about UK immigration in 2016

From Brexit, to right to rent, to the minimum pay threshold; it’s been an unsettling year for foreigners working in the UK.

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Changes to UK Tier 2 Visa confirmed

The UK Government has announced that it is making changes to the Tier 2 Immigration Category. The changes will apply to all applications made on or after 24 November 2016.

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Indefinite Leave To Remain: Settlement in the UK based on long residence

Many expats are surprised to find out that they can qualify for permanent residence in the UK, despite the fact that most of their time spent in the UK is not specifically on visas leading to permanent residence.

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So you have obtained British Citizenship… Now what?

You have been living in the UK a while now, jumped a few hoops and obtained British citizenship. But still, you have some niggling questions at the back of your mind. What now? Are there still things left to do? Yes…

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UK Biometric Residence Permits: all you need to know

Many people are confused and in doubt about the exact purpose, process, and eligibility of the UK Biometric Residence Permits or BRP’s as they are often known.

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UK will adopt Australian points-based immigration, Brexit proponents say

Leave campaign advocates “non-discriminatory” skills and language assessment of migrants to Britain.

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UK permanent residence: changes in the way continuous period is calculated

The Home Office recently made changes to the manner in which continuous period in the UK is calculated for Indefinite Leave To Remain visas. How does it affect you?

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UK immigration shouldn’t be a birth lottery for Aussies

Australians feel they are part of a unique family which the UK is the heart of, so it would be nice to be recognised for that.

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Huge support for visa-free migration bloc between Australia, UK, Canada and NZ

Poll finds overwhelming favour for freedom to live and work between ‘like-minded’ nations.

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UK Home Office misspells ‘language’ when announcing new language tests for migrants

You couldn’t make this up, even if you were writing ‘In The Thick Of It’.

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UK wants more Australian and New Zealand youths

There’s good news for prospective travellers from Australia and New Zealand, as the UK has raised the annual visa allocation for both countries under their Youth Mobility Scheme.

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We cannot afford to bring my spouse to the UK!

Ever since the introduction of the very strict financial requirement of the UK Family Migration Route, many families and partners were unable to live together in the UK, simply, because they cannot meet the financial requirements of this immigration route.

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UK benefits: What foreign nationals can claim

Always wanted to know what benefits you are entitled to claim in the UK, as foreign national? You might be surprised to find out that there are some benefits you do have access to.

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