Category: Coronavirus resources

Here you will find resources we have marked as relevant to coronavirus. These are either ILPA-produced documents or government guidance documents. Please look out for our regular emails on coronavirus issues to see where will be taking member feedback.

ILPA documents | Family and Personal Migration

ILPA Submission to the Home Affairs Committee on exclusion of frontline health workers from NHS concession (2 June 2020)

On 2 June 2020, we submitted further evidence to the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee’s inquiry into Home Office preparedness for Covid-19 in relation to the exclusion of certain frontline health workers from the NHS concession.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): bereavement scheme for family members of NHS and health and social care workers

Information for non-EEA national family members and dependants of NHS workers and independent health and social care workers who have died as a result of contracting coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): travellers exempt from UK border rules

This guidance explains who will be exempt from new UK border rules introduced due to coronavirus. The rules will apply to travellers to the UK from 8 June 2020.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents

This includes the update on 26 May of the following: Updated information on UK Visa and Citizenship Application Centres (UKVCAS) and UK Visa Application Centres (VACs). Added a link to guidance on how to cancel your visa. Added a link to the latest information on changes at the border. This also includes the update on […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents

We have provided a further copy of this webpage incorporating the following updates: 12 May 2020 – updated Secure English Language Test (SELT) contact information. 7 May 2020 – updated information about calling the Coronavirus Immigration Help Centre: check call charges with your phone provider if you’re calling from abroad.

ILPA documents | Northern Ireland

ILPA Northern Ireland Working Group -update on a recent meeting with the IAC regarding the impact of digital reform and Covid-19 arrangements on Northern Ireland

ILPA Northern Ireland Working Group Thursday 14 May 2020Message from Ashleigh Garcia, Co-convenor of the ILPA Northern Ireland Working Group: Dear all,I write to provide you with an update on a recent meeting with the IAC regarding the impact of digital reform and Covid-19 arrangements on Northern Ireland. I also want to inform you of […]

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Coronavirus update 12 May 2020

ILPA Members Coronavirus update (12 May 2020) Dear Members Update following call with the Home Office Earlier today, ILPA participated in a call with the Home Office and the Law Society giving a general update on coronavirus. Members are reminded that this is an update for ILPA members only and we ask that information we […]

Coronavirus resources | Economic Migration

Email from UKVI re salary reductions (1 May 2020)

With thanks to Hazar El-Chamaa. From: Business HelpdeskSent: 01 May 2020 11:43To: Hazar El-ChamaaSubject: RE: Temporary reduction in salary and high earners Dear Hazar, Thank you for your email, This is correct, the individual is not required to submit a change of employment application, if the reduction in salary is due to the current COVID-19 […]

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Email from UKVI re English language and Life in the UK (7 May 2020)

From: Keoghan Sally Sent: 07 May 2020 14:31To: Charles BishopCc: Shirley GeorgeSubject: RE: KOLL tests Dear Charles I do apologise for the delay in getting back to you, yes I can confirm that it also applies to nationality applications. Kind regards Sally Sally Keoghan | Chief of Staff to George Shirley V&C Directors Office (Sheffield) […]