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The cost of sponsoring a care worker in the UK

By Helena Sheizon, Kadmos Consultants, 31 January 2022
From 15 February 2022 the Immigration Rules will change to allow sponsorship of carers and support workers for nursing homes from overseas. Carer workers and home carers will come under the Skilled Worker route, SOC code 6145, and will be added to the shortage occupation list. Related job…

How will the right to work in the UK change in 2022?

By Chander Bagga, Valens Solicitors, 25 January 2022
The individuals who have the right to work in the UK has changed since the Brexit agreement came into effect, and we are likely to see some of the biggest impacts of this over the next year. That means that how people come into the country and the checks that they are subject to could be…

What's on the horizon for UK immigration in 2022?

By Gary McIndoe, Latitude Law, 04 January 2022
2021 wasn't a year of great upheaval in the Immigration Rules. Major changes such as the overhaul of the Skilled Worker sponsorship system took effect just at the end of 2020, as did the Frontier Worker Permit scheme for EU nationals remaining in employment (but not residence) in the UK.…

Court of Appeal Revisits "Unduly Harsh" Test

By Wendy Barnes, Richmond Chambers, 13 December 2021
In MI (Pakistan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2021] EWCA Civ 1711 (18 November 2021), the Court of Appeal recently revisited the question of how the "unduly harsh" test may properly be met, referencing the leading decisions in KO (Nigeria) and HA (Iraq). Factual…

US Woman Wins Deportation Appeal Having Lived in the UK for 53 Years

By Amar Ali, Reiss Edwards, 07 December 2021
It is hard to conceive of a situation in which a person who has been living in the UK for 53 years might be deported back to her country of birth, the United States. This was the reality for 75-year-old Polly Gordon, who, despite her more than half a century as a UK resident, was ordered…

Grace period in a time of Covid

By Dominic Ruck Keene, UK Human Rights Blog, 02 December 2021
In R (Babbage) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2021] EWHC 2995 (Admin), the Claimant applied for judicial review, claiming that his immigration detention from 27 February 2020 to 29 April 2021 had been unlawful and/or that there was a public law error relating to the…
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