Resource Type: Family and Personal Migration

Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association Working Group on Family and Personal Migration

Home Office Documents | Key Documents

Changes to UKVI Commercial Partners (10 July 2024)

ILPA met with UKVCAS on 10 July 2024 to discuss changes to the commercial partners providing visa application services. The slides which were shared with us can be downloaded below. […]

ILPA documents | Family and Personal Migration

ILPA Letter to the Home Office Re: Sole Responsibility and Serious and Compelling Circumstances (9 July 2024)

ILPA has written to the Home Office to again raise concerns about the impact of the sole responsibility rule on parents and children and to emphasise how it is not […]

Home Office Documents | Key Documents

Home Office update on provision of Life in the UK test (8 July 2024)

ILPA received the below update from the Home Office on 8 July 2024: Most customers applying for settlement or for British citizenship must pass a Life in the UK Test […]

Minutes | Family and Personal Migration

Draft Summary of ILPA Family & Personal Migration Working Group Meeting (5 June 2024)

ILPA documents | Key Documents

ILPA Comments on the Home Office’s ‘Leave Outside the Rules and discretion under the Immigration Rules’ (version 1.0) draft guidance (23 May 2024)

ILPA submitted the below comments on the Home Office’s ‘Leave Outside the Rules and discretion under the Immigration Rules’ (version 1.0) draft guidance on 23 May 2024. ILPA’s tracked changes […]

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Apply for a British Overseas Territory or Commonwealth country visa (8 May 2024).

Removed British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Falkland Islands from the list of British Overseas Territories that UKVI can accept visa applications on behalf of.

Home Office Documents | Key Documents

Calais leave: caseworker guidance (8 May 2024).

Updated the guidance to explain how to consider granting settlement to individuals previously granted Calais leave in the UK.

ILPA documents | Family and Personal Migration

ILPA Comments on Draft Family Route and Children Rules (30 April 2024)

ILPA sent comments on the below drafts to the Simplification of the Rules Taskforce (SORT) on 1 May 2024: Please note that these drafts were shared with ILPA for the […]

Minutes | Family and Personal Migration

Draft Summary of ILPA Family & Personal Migration Working Group Meeting (17 April 2024)