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  • UK’s EEA citizens need help, not fear

    By MediVisas on January 19, 2017 in Uncategorized
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    Victoria in yesterday’s Guardian: I take issue with some of the information in your article (EU citizens in UK could face deliberate hostility policy after Brexit, theguardian.com, 16 January) and with the fears that it may create in EEA nationals. As an immigration adviser and representative of 19 years’ standing, it remains my belief that the government will not create the

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  • Police checks needed for teaching, medical and welfare professions

    By MediVisas on January 3, 2017 in Uncategorized
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    From January 2017, Tier 2 applicants in certain professions may be needed to have police checks from their home country, and any country where they have lived for a period of 12 months or more (cumulatively or consecutively) in the previous 10 years. We would advise applicants and employers in this situation to make the request for the certificate at

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  • By MediVisas on December 5, 2016 in Uncategorized
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    EEA Nationals – some frequent questions answered Now the dust has settled a little, many EEA nationals are starting to make applications for residence certificates, permanent residence certificates, or naturalisation. These are some questions which I have seen crop up in forums regularly, with answers which I hope will help. Please note – all applications are different, and if in

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  • EU Exit Update

    By MediVisas on July 21, 2016 in Uncategorized
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    News for Permanent Residents The first bit of solid information for EEA nationals present in the UK has finally come in.  As expected, it has been confirmed that EEA nationals with permanent residency will be permitted to stay in the UK.  This was confirmed yesterday in the Home Affairs Select Committee by senior civil servant Mark Sedwill. BBC · Brexit:

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  • UK and Brexit – what now for EEA nationals in the UK

    By MediVisas on July 4, 2016 in Uncategorized
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    A brief guide Now the UK has voted to leave the EU, this means that once they actually do, EEA nationals in the UK will no long have the same rights of free movement of labour that they do now. It is important to note two things: First, that no changes are imminent, and that the UK is likely to

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