Author: Zeena Luchowa

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Zeena Luchowa

Zeena is a Partner at Laura Devine Immigration in London. She is a listed lawyer in the Legal 500 directory and has experience in dealing with both personal and business immigration matters.

On 7 December 2023, the Government announced changes to the immigration rules relating to visitors with a new statement of changes. In short, the changes have created some flexibility to the permitted work-related activities that visitors can undertake and are primarily aimed at those conducting business in the UK. While...

31st January 2024
BY Zeena Luchowa

The government has released details of its sponsorship “roadmap” for employers recruiting skilled workers from abroad. This follows on from the publication of its New Plan for Immigration back in March 2021. The new roadmap sets out the Home Office’s proposals for long-overdue “radical changes” to the sponsorship system, which...

2nd September 2021
BY Zeena Luchowa

Since 1 December 2020, migrants who would previously have applied for settlement in the UK (aka “indefinite leave to remain”) under the Tier 2 (General) route now need to apply under the new Skilled Worker route. In this article we explain the requirements for settlement as a Skilled Worker and...

10th December 2020
BY Zeena Luchowa

New Statement of Changes alert! With the end of EU free movement nearly here and the visitor route likely to see greater use in future, changes to the route have (in the nick of time) now been announced. A new Appendix V will replace the existing version, with a key...

26th October 2020
BY Zeena Luchowa
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