June 2013 Entries

Removal of appeals for family visitors

Today, 25 June 2013, the full right of appeal for applicants seeking entry to the UK as a family visitor has been removed. Section 52 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 removes the full right of appeal for people who have had an application for a family visit visa refused. The new appeal arrangements apply to anyone who applies to enter the UK as a family visitor on or after 25 June. From this date there will be no right of appeal against such a refusal, unless the appeal is on human rights or race discrimination grounds. This will bring the...