Tag: permanent residence

  • Brexit, Settled Status & EU Nationals

    Brexit, Settled Status & EU Nationals

    The UK government has set out its negotiation position with the European Union (EU), on the future status of approximately 3 million EU nationals currently exercising Treaty rights in the UK. The published information provides an outline of the government’s position on a ‘new settled status’, but is very short…

  • Brexit & EU citizens in the UK

    Brexit & EU citizens in the UK

    What is the UK government’s position on the future rights of EU citizens living in the United Kingdom (UK), as Brexit negotiations get underway? Earlier today, Prime Minister Theresa May updated Parliament on the European Union (EU) summit and her proposals for EU citizens in the UK. Those with 5…

  • Top 10 Q&A on British Citizenship

    Top 10 Q&A on British Citizenship

    Over time, I have received many questions from individuals seeking guidance on how to apply to become a British citizen. With that in mind, I have collated the top 10 questions and answers on all aspects of British citizenship.

  • Brexit: Retained Rights of Residence

    Brexit: Retained Rights of Residence

    Brexit remains a hot topic for European nationals and with good reason. The UK government has announced a time frame of March 2017 for the start of formal negotiations to leave the European Union. Many European nationals are eager to know how, and to what extent, their current rights to…

  • UK Residence Card Applications and Processing Times

    UK Residence Card Applications and Processing Times

    With UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) finding themselves inundated with applications for a UK residence card and certificate from EEA nationals and EEA family permit holders, it could be easy to assume that the application has fallen into a bottomless pit, only to be seen at some point in the…

  • Permanent Residence to British Citizenship: Is it Worth the Hassle?

    Permanent Residence to British Citizenship: Is it Worth the Hassle?

    You have applied to the Home Office for your Permanent Residence card. Post Brexit, is it worth making an application to become a British Citizen? That depends.

  • Brexit: What next for EU nationals?

    Brexit: What next for EU nationals?

    Following Brexit, it can feel as if the road ahead has been closed to EU nationals. But it doesn’t have to be. I must have drafted and redrafted this article so many times since the British public voted 52% to 48% to leave the European Union (EU) on 23 June…