Latitude Law

New Immigration Rules Herald Major Changes to Salary Rates
March 2024

In a wide-ranging Statement of Changes to Immigration Rules published yesterday, 14 March 2024, the government set out new salary thresholds for sponsored workers which will come into effect from 4 April. The changes also confirm increased financial requirements for partners of British citizens, and various other amendments, for example to long residence applications. Here we summarise the key changes, for sponsors and partners.

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Top Marks for the Court of Appeal in AAA? The Rwanda Judgment in Brief
July 2023

On 29 June 2023 the Court of Appeal issued its decision in the case of AAA v SSHD [2023] EWCA Civ 745. 10 appellants and Asylum Aid had been given permission to argue 22 grounds of appeal against a decision of the High Court. Ultimately, in a 161-page decision, the Court of Appeal found that the Government’s plans to remove asylum seekers to Rwanda where they will have their cases decided is unlawful as the Rwandan Government cannot safely administer this plan.

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