Minor changes to Tier 1 have been made in regards to the Genuine Entrepreneur Test for initial applications, such as, the Secretary of State can now make an assessment based on previous investment made in the UK by an applicant.
Administrative Review is for assessing whether the original refusal was incorrect based on the evidence supplied initially. Under the new rules, additional evidence can now be submitted in certain circumstances according to paragraph AR2.4 of Appendix AR, only if the case worker has made an error (defined in AR2.11(a) or (b)).
A host of changes to the immigration rules came into force on 22 November 2012. They include the following:
If any of these rule changes affect you please do not hesitate to contact us for immigration advice.
Due to the recent changes in immigration laws, applicants are finding it increasingly more and more difficult to work out the Home Office’s criteria for approving visas. This is most apparent in asylum cases where applicants must go to desperate lengths to prove their suffering and destitution. As the tragic case of an asylum seeker and her baby who starved to death whilst waiting for their papers to be processed demonstrates, the constant rule changing can lead to dire consequences. It’s why at Barar and Associates we keep up to date of all rule changes in a number of different ways. We also strive to help our asylum seekers clients, who statistically are amongst the poorest members of British society, as much as we can to ensure that their case is approved.