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Law Centre Update Work permission for asylum seekers – changes to Shortage Occupation List 

Asylum seekers are generally not permitted to work. However, if someone has waited for 12 months for a decision on an asylum / fresh claim, s/he can apply to the Home Office to obtain permission to work (assuming s/he is not responsible for the delay). If work permission is granted, the asylum seeker is limited to working in particular professions …

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EU Settlement Scheme: Information for EU Settlement Scheme applicants

Details This guide is for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens who have: applied to the EU Settlement Scheme successfully applied for a UK visa (including permission to stay) using the ID Check app or by visiting a Visa Application Centre or Service and Support Centre It covers: how to prove your immigration status how to use the View and Prove …

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EUSS Latest News

EUSS: help, I missed the deadline! The 30th June was the deadline for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme Late applications The Home Office has confirmed that late applications can be considered if the applicant can show ‘reasonable grounds’ for why it was late. The Home Office has committed to be flexible and to give late applicants the benefit of …

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EUSS after the deadline

It is now past the official EU Settlement Deadline for ‘in time’ applications.  What a strange feeling… Our EUSS advisers at all our partner organizations STEP, Community Intercultural Programme, Inter Ethnic Forum, YMCA North Down, Omagh Ethnic, The Welcome House, North West Migrants Forum & Phoenix Law Human Rights Lawyers have worked incredibly hard over the last two years to protect the rights of EU/EEA Citizens living …

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Scope NI NICVA Article – 12 Myths About Immigration

http://scopeni.nicva.org/article/twelve-myths-about-immigration One of the most toxic debates of recent times is that around immigration. It was a central issue in the Brexit referendum. As part of the preparations for Brexit the Migration Advisory Committee was commissioned by the UK government to examine the impact that immigrants from the EU have had on the UK economy and to recommend immigration policy …

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Immigration

Immigration Law Under UK immigration law, only authorised individuals can give immigration advice to help you prepare and submit a visa application. Immigration advisers must be registered with the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC). All authorised agents have an authorisation number from the OISC. Levels of service The levels of service that can be provided:  OISC Level Level …

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