Latest Immigration News
- Press release: Home Secretary visits new coastal patrol vessel in Scotland
The Home Secretary today took to the waters in Troon to see first-hand how Border Force is working with regional partners to protect Scotland’s coastline.
- News story: Refugees of all nationalities fleeing Syria are now eligible for resettlement in the UK
The Syrian Vulnerable Person Resettlement Scheme (VPRS) will be expanded to include refugees of all nationalities who have fled the conflict in Syria to neighbouring countries.
- News story: Customer enquiry service changes
How you contact UK Visas and Immigration is changing.
- Press release: 5,000 refugees arrive since Syrian scheme expanded
More than 5,000 Syrian refugees have been resettled in the UK under the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement (VPR) scheme since October 2015, new figures reveal today (Thursday 23 February).
- News story: Changes to the Immigration Rules
The Home Office is making changes to the Immigration Rules affecting a number of categories.
- News story: Unaccompanied minors arrive in UK ahead of Calais camp clearance
A group of unaccompanied children have been transferred from Calais to the UK today (17 October).
- News story: Sarah Rapson to leave Home Office
Director General of UK Visas & Immigration departs after more than 11 years at the Home Office.
- News story: New digital visa application service now available worldwide
The global roll out of the Home Office’s Access UK visit visa service is now complete.
- News story: Statement: the status of EU nationals in the UK
There has been no change to the rights and status of EU nationals* in the UK, and UK nationals in the EU, as a result of the referendum.
- News story: Government launches National Transfer Scheme for migrant children
The new scheme will encourage all local authorities to care for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.
Latest Family Law News
- Domestic violence courses may reduce reoffending by a third
Researchers call for wider testing of offenders
- Challenge to Northern Ireland same-sex marriage ban dismissed
Stormont Assembly must decide issues of social policy
- ‘Legal aid cuts and soaring fees leave vulnerable migrant children with nowhere to turn’
Children’s Society publishes Cut off from Justice report
- Recent reports ‘all suggest that under-investment is putting children at risk’
BASW CEO highlights findings by Children’s Commissioner, LGA and Action for Children
- Gwynneth Knowles QC appointed to the High Court bench
Appointment to take effect from 2 October 2017 on Sir Peter Jackson's elevation to the Court of Appeal
- Some children stuck in a' revolving door' of referral and assessment
Action for Children says vulnerable children are increasingly receiving help only at crisis point
- Supreme Court to consider applications to vary periodical payments orders under MCA s31(7)
Permission given to husband to appeal by Mills v Mills
- Children's social care at breaking point, council leaders warn
Analysis by the Local Government Association reveals pressure on budgets
- ‘Every government department should have ministerial family leads to boost family stability’
Report on prison reform calls for wider support for positive family relationships
- Private law cases received by Cafcass in July 10 per cent above a year ago
3,709 cases received
Latest Employment News
- Acas comment for A-level results day
- Industrial Action suspended in Birmingham Bin Dispute
- Acas statement on EHRC research on gender pay
- Supreme Court Tribunal Fees Decision
- New annual report shows continued demand for Acas workplace expertise and advice
- Acas Chair Sir Brendan Barber's response to the Matthew Taylor Report
- Acas responds to Matthew Taylor Review
- Acas issues hot weather tips for employers
- Acas statement on EHRC's Working Forward campaign success
- Acas publishes new guidance to help understand gig economy working and employment status rights