Immigration News

Minimum UK marriage visa age ruling allows reviews of past decisions

November 1, 2011

A recent Supreme Court ruling regarding the minimum age for UK marriage visas and other UK settlement visas looks set to have wide-reaching consequences for young applicants. The Supreme Court judgement has lead to the British parliament making moves to …

Supreme Court brings the UK marriage visa age back to 18

October 14, 2011

A recent ruling by a Supreme Court judge throws doubt onto the lawfulness of UK Government’s ban on non-EU spouses aged under 21. Following a series of high profile cases where young married couples were forced to leave the UK …

UK Government gets tough on family immigration

September 15, 2011

Immigration Minister Damien Green has today called for the support of UK Government plans to stop family settlement visas being used to bypass British immigration laws. Following an examination of UK Border Agency (UKBA) files from 2009 onwards, the Government …

Family’s frustration at five-time marriage visa rejection

August 29, 2011

A family from Norfolk are facing a frustrating future following the five-time refusal of the mother’s UK settlement visa. Even though Mrs McCrystal, originally from Australia, says that she has ‘done everything possible’ to ensure that each of her costly …

Changes to UK settlement marriage visa processing in Canada

August 1, 2011

According to a recent announcement from the UK Border Agency (UKBA), the British Consulate General in New York will soon begin processing all settlement and non-settlement visa applications made in Canada. The British High Commission in Ottawa will no longer …

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