- Press release: North London Immigration Adviser banned indefinitely.
- Press release: Unqualified Bolton Immigration Adviser given Community Order.
- Press release: Ex-charity worker convicted of giving unlawful immigration advice
- Statutory guidance: List of prohibited or suspended immigration advisers
- Guidance: OISC levels 2 and 3 exam resource book
Online immigration law CPD training for solicitors, barristers and OISC advisers
We’ve been busy working away at creating new CPD immigration training courses and updating our existing ones. Our courses are perfect for CPD for solicitors, barristers and OISC advisers and we now offer over 100 hours of CPD training to our 2,5 ...15th August 2019
“Torrent of time-wasting nonsense”: tribunal sends immigration adviser for OISC investigation
The Upper Tribunal has referred an immigration adviser to the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC), accusing him of running judicial review cases without a licence and failing to properly check expert reports. The case is R (Hoxha &a ...15th April 2019
What is the OISC?
The OISC, or the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner to give the organisation its full title, is a governmental body established by the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 to regulate the provision of immigration advice and services throughout ...29th March 2019
Briefing: overcoming language barriers in lawyer-client communication
In this blog post, Judith Reynolds, Research Associate at Cardiff University’s Centre for Language and Communication Research, offers immigration law practitioners some reflections and tips for communicating with foreign language-speaking clients. A ...22nd February 2019
OISC immigration law regulator launches new scheme for EU settled status applications
The OISC, the regulator for immigration advisers who are not solicitors, barristers or CILEx qualified, has launched a new, light touch Brexit scheme. It will enable charities and not-for-profit organisations to qualify to give immigration advice on t ...29th January 2019
Advising EU citizens on their settlement rights may be illegal warns regulator
The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (the OISC to those who know it well) has quietly published guidance outlining when it considers it will be illegal to provide advice to EU citizens and their non-EU family members under the settled ...5th December 2018