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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’ ...

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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

Introduction to best practice in immigration case working: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in September 2020. A practical guide to managing a client’s immigration case day-to-day, aside from the legal issues. This course is only available to paying members of Free Movement. If you are not already a member, ...

7th September 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

Introduction to the EU Settlement Scheme: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in June 2020. There are thought to be between three to four million EU citizens and their family members living in the UK, although nobody is quite sure how many exactly. Almost all of them will need to apply for a new imm ...

8th June 2020 By

Advanced: Costs in immigration cases: 3 CPD

This course was last updated in April 2020. In increasingly hard times, winning costs in immigration litigation is increasingly vital for commercial survival. This course covers the CPR on costs, the different types of costs, case law on costs, submis ...

7th April 2020 By

Introduction to refugee family reunion: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in March 2020. When someone is granted refugee status in the United Kingdom this opens up the possibility of the refugee sponsoring family members to join him or her in the UK. This is often referred to as “refugee famil ...

20th March 2020 By

Introduction to social media for lawyers: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in October 2019. Get the most out of social media with a strategic approach. This course covers the reasons to use social media (and some reasons not to…), the basic principles of how social media works what others e ...

11th October 2019 By

Intermediate: Fresh claims by asylum seekers: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in October 2019. 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 ...

7th October 2019 By

Intermediate: Naturalisation as a British citizen: 3 CPD

This course was last updated in August 2019. 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 ...

9th August 2019 By

Advanced: Urgent injunction applications: 3 CPD

This course was last updated in August 2019. This course equips solicitors and barristers with the knowledge and skills they need to secure just outcomes for their clients and to minimise the chances of judicial criticism. It covers: • the ethics of ...

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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

Advanced: Zambrano and EU citizenship: 3 CPD

PLEASE NOTE that the Zambrano route is currently the subject of ongoing litigation, and this course will be further updated to reflect the outcomes of this process when known. This course was last updated in June 2019. The landmark Court of Justice of ...

25th 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

OISC Level 1 Accreditation: Online mock exams, regulations, ethics and more: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in January 2022. Studying to become an OISC Level 1 adviser? Our short online training course includes three bonus online sample exam papers to practise on as well as covering exam preparation, the regulatory scheme and le ...

17th October 2018 By

Advanced: Deprivation of citizenship: 3 CPD

This course was last updated in October 2018. Deprivation of citizenship cases are on the rise, with an average of around 20 cases per year. Some are on public good grounds, some on the grounds of deception. This course looks at both and also covers t ...

11th October 2018 By

Introduction to British nationality law: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in September 2018. This online training course provides an overview of British nationality law. The topic broadly covers two central questions: • Am I a British citizen? • If I am not, how do I become one? As well as t ...

12th September 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

Introduction to the UK asylum process: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in April 2018. Welcome to our step by step guide to claiming asylum in the UK, including tips on evidence, challenging a refusal and the availability of legal aid. The course is only available to paying members of Free Mo ...

12th April 2018 By

Introduction to legal blogging: 1 CPD

This course was last updated in January 2018. A brief look at the elements of a successful legal blog, drawing on Free Movement editor Colin Yeo’s decade of experience. If you are thinking about starting up or taking over a blog, this is essenti ...

16th January 2018 By

Advanced: Identifying and assisting trafficking survivors: 3 CPD

This course was last updated in October 2017. This online training course on helping survivors of human trafficking covers warning signs, risk factors and identification of possible victims, how the trafficking assistance process (National Referral Me ...

17th October 2017 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

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