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Dependent Family Members

We work to ensure families can stay together. We understand the rules and the processes and we make them easy for you.

Keeping Families Together - we facilitate family reunion through extensive experience and devotion to getting it right

The UK recognises the importance of the family unit and, in particular, the rights of children.

However the immigration rules have become increasingly burdensome and complex over the years resulting in increasing numbers of refusals and frustrations. We have extensive experience with complex family reunion matters, including in the area of indefinite leave to remain and citizenship. In particular we can help with:

Indefinite Leave to Remain for Dependent Family Members

Citizenship

Entry and Residence for Children

Adoption and Surrogacy Arrangements

Fiances and Proposed Civil Partners

Parents, Grandparents and other Dependent Relatives

Victims of Domestic Violence

Family members of Points Based System migrants

Resolving prior refusals

News

Legal Right to Work Checks – Speak to us about changes coming in September 2022

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It ain’t what you do, it’s the way that you do it

Facts Ms Kong was GIB’s Head of Financial Audit and she blew the whistle about certain compliance matters to GIB’s Head of Legal, Ms Harding. In doing so, she questioned Ms Harding’s legal awareness, but not her integrity. Ms Harding complained to GIB that Ms Kong had criticised her professional integrity and three different employees…

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UK – Police Registration Scheme Suspended

Home Office guidance on the requirement to register with the police was archived online on 4 August 2022, and the notification refers to it ceasing to apply to foreign nationals entering and residing in the UK. Announcements published on 8 August, indicate that the reason for the change is that ‘the registration scheme in its…

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