All Articles: Intermediate / OISC L2

Intermediate: Immigration offences and civil penalties: 2 CPD

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’s still worth being aware of the main crimin ...

1st March 2021 By

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

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7th December 2020 By

Intermediate: General grounds for refusal: 2 CPD

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 issue is dealt with in a legal challenge. You c ...

1st September 2020 By

Intermediate: Fresh claims by asylum seekers: 2 CPD

Every year, around one third of asylum decisions result in a grant of asylum or another form of international protection. But of those who are refused and appeal to the immigration tribunal, around 40% are successful. As the appeal statistics suggest, ...

7th October 2019 By

Intermediate: Naturalisation as a British citizen: 3 CPD

Welcome to our course on naturalisation as a British citizen! We cover all of the requirements for naturalisation as a British citizen, from residence periods to good character and everything in between. We explain what requirements are mandatory in ...

9th August 2019 By

Intermediate: Immigration bail: 3 CPD

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 immigration powers across the UK’s detention estate ...

27th June 2019 By

Introduction to immigration appeals: 1 CPD

This course covers lodging then preparing for an appeal, looking at what makes a good witness statement, drafting a skeleton argument and preparing an appeal bundle. The course is only available to paying members of Free Movement. If you are not alrea ...

7th January 2019 By

Intermediate: Appendix FM: family members (4 CPD)

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 and go over the relationship, financial, suitabi ...

26th October 2018 By

Intermediate: Immigration Act 2016: 3 CPD

This course outlines the important changes brought about by the Immigration Act 2016 and includes information for solicitors, OISC advisers and barristers about how the changes will affect their work and their clients. ...

13th July 2018 By

Intermediate: Immigration Act 2014: 2 CPD

This course outlines the important changes brought about by the Immigration Act 2014 and includes information for solicitors, OISC advisers and barristers about how the changes will affect their work and their clients. ...

13th July 2018 By

Intermediate: Representing children in the immigration tribunal: 2 CPD

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 relating to achieving best evidence, prepa ...

13th June 2017 By

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

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 new case law and looks at some of the avai ...

22nd May 2017 By

Intermediate: EU law: Problem issues in permanent residence applications: 2 CPD

A quick look at Brexit so far, issues around work and seeking work (low earnings, part time employment, retaining rights when work ends), comprehensive sickness insurance, retained rights for family members, gaps in qualifying residence, residence pri ...

19th March 2017 By

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