By Vishal Makol of OTS Solicitors
During the initial disclosures made by the then Home Secretary Amber Rudd as the Windrush scandal broke, it was asserted that there was nothing to suggest that any members of the Windrush generation had been wrongly removed from the UK. Evidently, things have moved on, and the new Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, has reported provisional figures to the Home Affairs Select Committee suggesting that at least 63 people with the right to be in the UK as part of the Windrush generation may have been wrongly removed from the UK.
It is with great anticipation and pleasure that we can let you know that due to our rapid growth and expansion we have now taken further offices in Chancery Lane. Please note that from the 12th of March 2018 we will see all of our clients at our new offices located at 25 Southampton Buildings WC2A 1AL.
Your loyal business and support is one of the main reasons why we have grown so rapidly over the years. We look forward to seeing you at our new address.
Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have concerning the new location or our services.
According to reports in the weekend, 120 detainees in immigration detention centre Yarl's Wood have reportedly been on a hunger strike since 21st February against continued incarceration of migrants in the UK.
Sky News states the women are protesting the detention of rape, torture, and human trafficking victims, those in poor health care conditions, and the detention of people indefinitely and without the decision of a judge.
From all the Solicitors and teams at OTS Solicitors, we welcome everyone into the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Dog!
OTS Solicitors is highly recommended in the Legal 500 for immigration and Human Rights law. We have also been selected by the 2017 Global Excellence Awards as the Most Trusted in immigration law: UK. We provide the best legal advice to businesses and individuals throughout the UK, South East Asia, Russia and the Middle East.
R (Gureckis) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWHC 3298 (Admin)
On Thursday, the High Court dealt a blow to the UK Governments stealthy plan to create a hostile environment for EU citizens in Britain.
The court ruled the controversial policy of deporting homeless EU nationals is unlawful and ordered the Home Office to stop the practice immediately.
OTS Solicitors is highly recommended in the Legal 500 for immigration and Human Rights law. We have also been selected by the 2017 Global Excellence Awards as the Most Trusted in immigration law: UK. We provide the best legal advice to businesses and individuals throughout the UK and the Middle East.
By Oshin Shahiean, of OTS Solicitors
OTS Solicitors is proud to announce it has been ranked in the Legal 500.
It is almost unprecedented that a firm established only two and half years ago has made it into this prestigious publication.
In January 2018, over 70,000 bank accounts will be checked and could be closed or frozen, in the British government’s latest attempt to crack down on illegal migrants.
The new policy to freeze migrant bank accounts is part of the immigration Act 2016, a piece of legislation dedicated in part to creating an extremely hostile environment for overstayers in the UK.
An increasing number of foreign nationals are being subjected to deportation orders. Our top London immigration solicitors can provide you with the best and most up-to-date advice and representation if you find yourself being ordered to leave the UK by the Home Office.
What is a deportation order?
On the 16th November, the Supreme Court handed down the long awaited decision of Makhlouf v Secretary of State for the Home Department  UKSC 59.
In this case the judges were asked to consider by the appellant’s solicitors how to balance the best interests of a child with the immigration rules and regulations.
The facts of the case