Immigration Insights

Welcome to the DavidsonMorris immigration blog covering all things 'immigration'.

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IHS Refund Rules

The Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) is a fee levied on visa applicants seeking leave to enter or remain in the UK. In this way, visa holders will have free access

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TUPE Right to Work Checks (HR Guide)

Immigration compliance is a commonly overlooked aspect of the TUPE transfer process. Among the demands of managing a complex transaction and workforce changes, employers remain under an obligation to ensure

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General Grounds for Refusal Explained

When applying for either entry clearance or leave to remain in the UK, applicants must meet various suitability requirements and avoid general grounds for refusal. The suitability requirements are set

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Home Office Sponsor Compliance Visits

The Home Office has confirmed it is resuming onsite compliance inspections following the temporary suspension of compliance auditing due to the pandemic. Organisations with pending sponsor licence applications are expected

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Short Term Study Visa Rules

If you have plans to travel to the UK for study, you will need to apply for the relevant visa. There are three main immigration options for international students coming

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UK Citizenship by Investment

The Tier 1 (Investor) visa is the primary route to obtain UK citizenship by investment, offering a fast-tracked path for investors to British citizenship.   What is the Tier 1

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Shortage Occupation List 2021

The UK’s Shortage Occupation List can be a source of much confusion for employers sponsoring visa workers, particularly when hiring under a sponsorship licence for the first time or recruiting

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