A Short History of Immigration Law (Introductory)

This course was published in December 2023. This short course will provide an overview of the history of how immigration law developed in the United Kingdom. It is designed for anyone who wants to understand how the law became what it is today and, for example, what happened to the Windrush generation. The course is […]

Statelessness (Introductory)

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This course was published in February 2023. Part 14 of the Immigration Rules was replaced by Appendix Statelessness on 31 January 2024. The course materials will be updated soon. Statelessness remains a big problem globally with an estimated 10-15 million people living without any nationality. People who are stateless are often denied the fundamental human […]

Nationality and Borders Act 2022 (Intermediate)

This course was last updated in May 2022. The Nationality and Borders Act 2022 is in some respects a landmark piece of legislation. The provisions enabling the export of refugees to other jurisdictions, such as Rwanda, could have a transformative effect on refugee protection not only in the United Kingdom but in other wealthy countries […]

OISC Level 1 Accreditation: Introduction to Immigration, Asylum, Nationality and More

Online small group tutored sessions now available. Two sessions per week for four weeks with a maximum group size of ten and a dedicated tutor. Book place now Our comprehensive entry level online immigration law training course is ideal for aspiring OISC Level 1 advisers seeking accreditation and other budding immigration lawyers. We cover everything […]

International Surrogacy – Immigration and Nationality Law Issues (Advanced)

This course was last updated in July 2020. Recent years have seen an increase in international surrogacy arrangements, under which citizens or residents of the UK who are unable to conceive pay someone in a foreign country to carry and give birth to their child. The process can bring enormous joy to childless families, but […]

Naturalisation as a British Citizen (Intermediate)

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This course was last updated in January 2024. Welcome to our course on naturalisation as a British citizen! We cover all of the requirements for naturalisation as a British citizen, from residence periods to good character and everything in between. We explain what requirements are mandatory in all cases and which requirements can be waived […]

Deprivation of Citizenship (Advanced)


This course was last updated in October 2022. Deprivation of citizenship cases are on the rise. Some cases are on public good grounds, some on the grounds of deception. This course looks at both and also covers the separate process of nullification. The course is only available to paying members of Free Movement. If you […]

British Nationality Law (Introductory)


This course was last updated in November 2022. This online training course provides an overview of British nationality law. The topic broadly covers two central questions: Am I a British citizen? If I am not, how do I become one? As well as the acquisition of British nationality — by birth, registration or naturalisation — […]

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