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Intermediate: Immigration offences and civil penalties: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in March 2021. The statute book is crammed full of criminal offences relating to borders and immigration control, from illegal entry to renting property to an unauthorised migrant. Most are rarely prosecuted, but it’ ...

1st March 2021 By

OISC Level 1 Accreditation: Introduction to immigration, asylum, nationality and EU law: 16 CPD

This course was last updated in January 2022. Welcome to our complete and comprehensive online immigration law starter training course! It is ideal for aspiring OISC Level 1 advisers seeking accreditation and other budding immigration lawyers. We cove ...

17th February 2021 By

Introduction to work and study visas (the Points Based Immigration System): 1 CPD

This course was last updated in December 2020. Welcome to our introductory course on the UK’s Points Based Immigration System and other work/study routes! Here we talk you through the “points-based” visa options for highly skilled mi ...

17th December 2020 By

Intermediate: Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules HC 813: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in December 2020. This course covers the long-awaited statement of changes providing details of the famous “new Points-Based Immigration System”, which was published on 22 October 2020. In the first module we provide ...

7th December 2020 By

Introduction to advising employers on immigration law: 1 CPD

This course was last updated in October 2020. Over the years employers of migrants have faced an ever-increasing battery of penalties for failing to carry out right to work checks and other duties outsourced to them by the Home Office. Possible conseq ...

5th October 2020 By

Intermediate: General grounds for refusal: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in September 2020. Explore the general grounds for refusal for entry clearance, leave to enter, leave to remain and the arguments that might be deployed where a risk of refusal is detected prior to application or where the ...

1st September 2020 By

Introduction to preparing a Tier 2 (General) application: 1 CPD

This course was last updated in August 2020. The aim of this short course is to give you an understanding of the main work-based visa category within the Immigration Rules: Tier 2 General. It is aimed at immigration practitioners who are new to this a ...

18th August 2020 By

Advanced: International surrogacy and immigration and nationality law issues: 4 CPD

This course was last updated in July 2020. Recent years have seen an increase in international surrogacy arrangements, under which citizens or residents of the UK who are unable to conceive pay someone in a foreign country to carry and give birth to t ...

29th July 2020 By

Intermediate: Immigration bail: 3 CPD

This course was last updated in June 2019. There are few circumstances where the UK authorities are permitted to hold people against their will – one of which is immigration detention. In 2018, almost 25,000 people were detained under immigratio ...

27th June 2019 By

Intermediate: Appendix FM: family members (4 CPD)

This course was last updated in October 2018. Welcome to our online training course on Appendix FM, the section of the Immigration Rules dealing with family members. We cover spouses and partners, children, parents, grandparents and other relatives an ...

26th October 2018 By

Advanced: Unlawful detention: 3 CPD

This course was last updated in October 2018. This course teaches participants the basic principles of arguing an unlawful detention case in the immigration context. It looks at some key concepts and practicalities such as statutory detention powers, ...

25th October 2018 By

Advanced: Deportation of non EU and EU nationals: 4 CPD

This course was last updated in August 2018. Welcome to our course on deportation law! We cover the law and rules on deportation of non EU and EU citizens, including the complex statutory framework, overlapping immigration rules, automatic deportation ...

9th August 2018 By

Intermediate: Representing children in the immigration tribunal: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in June 2017. Representing children is easy to do badly, with potentially disastrous consequences. This course explores best practice and novel ways of working with and providing advocacy for children. It includes sections ...

13th June 2017 By

Intermediate: Article 8, the Immigration Act and the Immigration Rules: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in May 2017. The purported incorporation of Article 8 into the Immigration Rules in July 2012 has caused considerable confusion for lawyers and judges and generated much ongoing litigation. This course reviews the old and ...

22nd May 2017 By

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