Policy on fee waivers for entry clearance is unlawful, government concedes

In another blow for the Home Office on visa application fees, the department has been forced to concede that its policy on fee waivers for entry clearance applications is unlawful.  Fee waiver policies At time of writing, the relevant guidance states ...

8th March 2021 By

Comment: as domestic abuse rises, the police are still betraying migrant victims

The rise in reports of domestic abuse during lockdown is horrifying. Worldwide, the situation is so bad that it’s been dubbed a “shadow pandemic“. In the UK, calls to domestic abuse helplines have risen by a terrifying 80%. In response, ...

8th October 2020 By

JCWI survey on the impact of the MM (Lebanon) minimum income ruling

Please help us at JCWI understand if the Supreme Court judgment in MM (Lebanon) has made any difference on the ground. The Minimum Income Requirement (the income threshold that British citizens and settled residents have to meet in order to sponsor a ...

24th June 2020 By