Immigration



New Guidance on Adult Children of Gurkha Veterans

Howe+Co is pleased to announce that the Home Office has published its new guidance on Adult Children of Gurkha veterans. This change of policy was the direct result of the firm’s successful Court of Appeal case on Gurkha Adult Dependent … Continue reading


Immigration rules are still a cause for concern

More than 600 children have been detained under controversial immigration laws, despite claims from ministers four years ago that they would bring the practice to an end.


Immigration officials to get tough on “fake jobs” problem

Ministers have warned they will be cracking down on employers who make up fake jobs to get round visa rules.


MP’s dire warning about immigration framework

The chair of an influential parliamentary committee has claimed that the UK’s immigration system is “in intensive care”.


Important court of justice ruling on UK border security controls and migration of non-EU members to the UK

Sean McCarthy & Others v Secretary of State for the Home Department (on reference from the High Court of Justice, England & Wales) (case number: C-202/13) On Thursday 18 December 2014, at some point shortly after 9:30 am Luxembourg time, … Continue reading


Party vows to take action against firms who exploit migrant workers

Labour today unveiled proposals to crack down on companies who attempt to undercut British workers by taking on cheap labour from abroad.


Fresh debate over impact immigration has on the UK population

A new report, published by an influential think tank, claims that the impact of immigration on the British population has been underestimated by more than 1.3 million.


Judicial review could be reformed, warns Howe+Co

In an article on judicial review, the BBC has highlighted the plight of the Gurkha soldiers; a high profile case that Howe+Co’s David Enright was instrumental in winning. In May 2009, it was announced by then-Home Secretary Jacqui Smith that … Continue reading


PM gives ground on issue of EU migration

Prime Minister David Cameron has stopped short of calling for Britain to impose a cap on the number of European Union migrants coming to work in the UK.


May admits that the Government is likely to miss immigration target

Home Secretary Theresa May has been forced to admit that the Government is “unlikely” to meet its target to drastically reduce immigration.




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