October 2020

UK Budget proposes plans to combat financial crisis due to COVID-19

The UK Budget has proposed financial plans to help combat the financial crisis as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday 11th of March 2020, Rishi Sunak announced the UK Budget which contained a decision to increase the International Health Surcharge (IHS).  The document proposed to: ‘To ensure that new arrivals to the UK contribute...

August 2020

Remembering when Adam Bernard Solicitors changed the law

On the 4th and 5th May 2016, the Court of Appeal heard MA (Pakistan) & Others v The Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber). It’s judgement, reached on 7th July 2016, would change the landscape of how solicitors and caseworkers would approach immigration applications/appeals concerning children. AZ (Pakistan) & Others was the 6th appellant in...

July 2020

Who Cares?

On Tuesday 14th July 2020, the government released long-awaited details on their new immigration system headed by the Home Secretary, Priti Patel. The unveiling of the new points-based system was part of this government’s proposals at the turn of the year, however it had taken a long time for any of the relevant ministers...

Welcome to our blog!

Welcome!! The immigration department at Adam Bernard Solicitors will be posting blog entries from now on, to keep our clients and friends up to date on all the latest developments in British and international immigration law. The entries will touch on issues that our team find of interest, whether this is be the verdicts...

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