Changes to Minimum Income Requirements

By on October 17, 2017

On 20th July 2017 the Home Office published changes to the Immigration Rules intended to give effect to the findings made by  the Supreme Court in MN (Lebanon and others v SSHD) [2017] on the minimum income requirement.  The new Rules came into effect on 10th August 2017 coinciding with the publication of the new Home Office guidance explaining how the changes should be applied....

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New guidelines from the Home Office for EU citizens in the UK

By on July 4, 2017

The Home Office updated its guidance for EU citizens living in the UK on 30th June 2017, as part of its ‘Status of EU citizens in the UK: what you need to know’ page. On this page, the Home Office outlines their ‘offer’ for EU citizens who are currently living in the UK, as well as those who may move to Britain after the date the UK officially leaves the EU, 29 March 2019.
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Zambrano meets Chavez-Vilchez

By on June 26, 2017

In Zambrano the Court of Justice of the European Union found that EU citizens who are nationals of the state where they live and have never exercised their free movement right to live in another EU country have rights to the presence of their third country national family members. This doctrine was first established in 2011 and has become known as the Zambrano principle....

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The Cure

By on June 7, 2017

The Judgement in the case of Paposhvilli v Belgium had a significant impact on the future of many applicants who argue that they should be allowed to remain in the United Kingdom because of their medical conditions. So far the Home Office has not issued guidance on the approach she will take on medical cases in light of the observations made by the Court (Grand Chambers 2016/ECHR1113). ...

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