Carl founded Visalogic in 2006. He serves as the Director, while also working directly with new and existing clients and providing professional immigration advice to some of the UK's most successful companies, hospitality service providers, and sporting organisations. Carl has been involved in UK immigration for over 20 years and has a wealth of commercial experience and real world know-how that he uses on a daily basis to ensure UK employers and the skilled migrants they employ are compliant with UK immigration laws and regulations.

Deported man to be returned after UK visa appeal

22 Jun 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

 A Lancaster man who had been deported from the Britain to Ethiopia is to be returned to the UK after a court heard the Home Office acted illegally. The Home Office arrested Solomon Yitbarek and placed him on a plane back to his home country in May despite his attempts to claim asylu...

Exceptional talent UK visa route opened to fashion designers

20 Jun 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

A UK immigration route designed to provide access to the UK for highly-skilled workers is to be extended to include fashion designers, the government has announced. The Tier 1 “exceptional talent” visas will be awarded to leading figures in the fashion industry, as well as tho...

EU could require visas for British travellers after Brexit in EU/UK immigration shakeup

18 Jun 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

The European Commission has announced plans that could mean British citizens will require a visa before they enter the EU after Brexit, according to a document presented to MPs. The proposal has been revealed as part of a list of amendments to law and regulations that has been presented b...

Afghan interpreters who served with Britons offered UK visas

15 Jun 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Afghan interpreters who served alongside British troops in Afghanistan will be given the right to gain a UK visa and settle in Briton, according to the Defence Secretary. The changes to the current system will allow around 200 new UK visas to be issued for interpreters who provided &ldquo...

Home Office to launch UK visa scheme for startups and entrepreneurs

13 Jun 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

The Home Office has announced it will launch a new UK visa system aimed startups and entrepreneurs who want to start their own business. According to the government, the new system will make the UK visa application process significantly simpler and smoother, so entrepreneurs coming to the...

NHS groups welcome UK immigration changes

11 Jun 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

NHS groups have welcomed the news that the government will go ahead with changes to the UK immigration system for doctors and nurses outside the EU. The Home Office has confirmed that medics from outside the European Union will now be excluded from the government’s monthly UK immigr...

Requirement for landlords to carry out UK immigration checks challenged

08 Jun 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

The government is being challenged in the High Court over a new policy that forces landlords in England to check the UK immigration status of their potential tenants. The policy was initially introduced as part of Prime Minister Theresa May’s 2015 measures and requires landlords to ...

Abramovich could be detained over UK visa issues

06 Jun 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Roman Abramovich could be detained and deported from Britain if he uses his new Israeli passport to enter the country on a regular basis after his UK visa was not renewed. The Chelsea owner’s UK visa was not renewed after it expired in April but he gained Israeli citizenship at the ...

Prime Minister expected to lift UK visa cap for doctors

04 Jun 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to lift the UK visa cap on doctors entering Britain from outside the European Union. Following recent reports that the NHS is struggling with staff shortages, reports have revealed that the Prime Minister has reversed her decision to block plans for ...

UK visa issues prevent Grenfell relatives paying tribute

01 Jun 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Relatives of the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire have been prevented from paying tribute as a result of issues applying for UK visas. According to reports, many grieving relatives have missed the chance to pay tribute or attend a public enquiry due to UK immigration problems and visa d...