A transsexual Malaysian woman and her British husband are fighting to be able to stay in the UK. Fatine Young and her husband Ian Young were married in the UK in June 2009 upon obtainment of a certificate of approval (COA) from the UK Border Agency and live in Sponden, Derby. Mrs Young, 36, started [...]Read the rest of this entry »
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UK Immigration minister Phil Woolas has made a statement in anticipation of a new Borders, Citizenship and Immigration bill which is expected to introduce an increase in the period of residence required to qualify for citizenship in the UK.
The bill is in its final stage and was cleared by the House of Commons at the end of July, with support from major political parties. It is widely considered to be a broad-ranging overhaul of the UK immigration situation, whose rules and regulations have remained largely unchanged since their inception in the 1950s.Read the rest of this entry »
There are short-term administrative changes in the UK, with visa applications submitted using online visa application system between 25th and 29th May subject to possible delays, caused by the installation of a new IT system. The long-term aim of the new system is to improve the quality of service and speed of application processing, but [...]Read the rest of this entry »