Month: January 2015

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

CASE STUDY: EEA Derivative rights

An individual who does not qualify for a right of residence under the Free Movement Directive 2004/38/EC may qualify for another right of residence under the European Union law, termed EEA Derivative rights. In 2012, the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006 established the right of entry and residence for primary carers of self-sufficient EEA…
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Tier 2 crackdown

Clampdown on Tier 2 abuse The UK government have announced a crackdown on phony Tier-2 visa sponsorships, which may lead to up to 2,500 migrants having to leave the Country. An investigation by immigration officials has revealed that in some cases migrants are being given Tier-2 visas for jobs that don’t exist, or are completely…
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Tier 1 (General) Visa Changes: No More Extensions

Tier 1 (General) has been closed for applicants from outside the UK since April 2011. Now, with further tightening of the Immigration Rules, the Home Office announced that applicants will no longer be able to extend or switch to Tier 1 (General) beginning from the 6th April 2015. Accordingly, all Tier 1 (General) visa holders…
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Tier 1 Investor Visas Doubled Last Year

Well, it seems that last year the number of Tier 1 UK Investor visas doubled even with the law changing last November from £1m investment in UK government, company bonds or to British companies’ shares which increased to £2m. About the 25% allowance for assets like property was ditched. China & Russia Definitely, number one for Tier…
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New Service to Grenada Launched by Delta

I already wrote in our blog about Immigration to Grenada. Today, I’m writing the good news for Grenada of a new service launched by Delta Airlines revelead yesterday on the Caribbean Journal staff. According to Grenada’s government, Delta Airlines will be launching a new weekly service between Atlanta (USA) and Grenada this summer. Most of…
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