All Articles: variation
Tweaks to the Immigration Rules on validity, variation and withdrawal
Lurking in the weeds of the latest statement of changes are some tweaks to the procedural requirements in Part 1 of the Immigration Rules. Most take effect today. These provisions may not be the sexiest part of immigration law but they are worth payin ...6th October 2021
What happens when a variation application is invalid?
This was the question answered by the Upper Tribunal in R (Bajracharya) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (para. 34 – variation – validity)  UKUT 417 (IAC). Mr Bajracharya made an application to remain in the UK on the basis of hi ...1st April 2020
Can you make a new application while awaiting outcome of another application or appeal?
The word “hopeless” appears five times in the determination of R (on the application of Rashid) v Secretary of State for the Home Department IJR  UKUT 190 (IAC). While the judge remains fairly cool she was clearly irritated with Coun ...23rd April 2015