All Articles: Intermediate / OISC L2

Intermediate: Nationality and Borders Act 2022: 4 CPD

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 effe ...

13th May 2022 By

Intermediate: Immigration Act 2016: 3 CPD

This course was last updated in December 2021. This course outlines the important changes brought about by the Immigration Act 2016 and includes information for solicitors, OISC advisers and barristers about how the changes will affect their work and ...

1st December 2021 By

Intermediate: Immigration offences and civil penalties: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in March 2021. The statute book is crammed full of criminal offences relating to borders and immigration control, from illegal entry to renting property to an unauthorised migrant. Most are rarely prosecuted, but it’ ...

1st March 2021 By

Intermediate: Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules HC 813: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in December 2020. This course covers the long-awaited statement of changes providing details of the famous “new Points-Based Immigration System”, which was published on 22 October 2020. In the first module we provide ...

7th December 2020 By

Intermediate: General grounds for refusal: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in February 2022. Explore the general grounds for refusal for entry clearance, leave to enter, leave to remain and the arguments that might be deployed where a risk of refusal is detected prior to application or where the ...

25th August 2020 By

Intermediate: Fresh claims by asylum seekers: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in October 2019. Every year, around one third of asylum decisions result in a grant of asylum or another form of international protection. But of those who are refused and appeal to the immigration tribunal, around 40% are ...

7th October 2019 By

Intermediate: Naturalisation as a British citizen: 3 CPD

This course was last updated in August 2019. 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 ...

9th August 2019 By

Intermediate: Immigration bail: 3 CPD

This course was last updated in June 2019. There are few circumstances where the UK authorities are permitted to hold people against their will – one of which is immigration detention. In 2018, almost 25,000 people were detained under immigratio ...

27th June 2019 By

Intermediate: Appendix FM: family members (4 CPD)

This course was last updated in October 2018. Welcome to our online training course on Appendix FM, the section of the Immigration Rules dealing with family members. We cover spouses and partners, children, parents, grandparents and other relatives an ...

26th October 2018 By

Intermediate: Representing children in the immigration tribunal: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in June 2017. Representing children is easy to do badly, with potentially disastrous consequences. This course explores best practice and novel ways of working with and providing advocacy for children. It includes sections ...

13th June 2017 By

Intermediate: Article 8, the Immigration Act and the Immigration Rules: 2 CPD

This course was last updated in May 2017. The purported incorporation of Article 8 into the Immigration Rules in July 2012 has caused considerable confusion for lawyers and judges and generated much ongoing litigation. This course reviews the old and ...

22nd May 2017 By

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