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.

Britain hits skilled worker cap for UK visas for third month running

16 Feb 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Britain has reached its cap for UK visas for skilled, non-European workers for a record third month in a row, prompting concerns that these figures could signal the start of a long-term issue for the NHS. According to data from the Home Office, more than a third of the UK tier 2 work perm...

Trafficking victim wins court battle as UK immigration rules condemned

14 Feb 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

A man who was sold into slavery as a child has won a court battle as three judges condemned “unlawful” UK immigration rules for trafficking victims. Senior Appeal Court judges have officially overturned two decisions from the Home Office in a case brought by a 40-year-old traf...

Grenfell Tower victim’s family blocked from Britain over UK visa status

12 Feb 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

The family members of Grenfell Tower victim Khadija Khalloufi have accused the Home Office of blocking them from attending a public inquiry into the disaster by preventing them from entering the UK. According to Moroccan national Karim, brother of Khadijha, his mother and other sister hav...

UK immigration scheme for EU migrants ‘may not be ready’ before Brexit

09 Feb 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Work on a new UK immigration system that will handle the registration of EU migrants after Brexit may not be ready in time, according to the Home Office. Officials have previously said that a separate UK immigration scheme is required in addition to the current system that registers exist...

Wife arrested after UK visa issue ahead of vow renewal

07 Feb 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

A British husband is engaged in battle with the Home Office after his wife was detained over UK visa issues after arriving to renew her vows. According to Mike Harbrow, he has hoped to renew his wedding vows to his wife Jihyeon in front of his mother, who is terminally ill, but instead sh...

Four Scottish restaurants raided by UK immigration officials

05 Feb 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Four Scottish businesses have been caught employing illegal immigrants after UK immigration officials conducted spot checks across the restaurants. Employers across the four businesses now face fines totalling £160,000 if they fail to prove they carried out the correct document chec...

UK immigration officers raid Crawley town centre store

02 Feb 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Four men have been arrested and two businesses are facing significant fines after illegal workers were found following a UK immigration raid in Crawley town centre. In an operation led by intelligence, UK Immigration Enforcement officers conducted a raid on Taj the Grocer on Haslett Avenu...

Foreign students may be cut from UK immigration figures

31 Jan 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

A policy of including foreign students in UK immigration figures could be scrapped, according to the prime minister. Theresa May has suggested that the policy has already had the desired effect of reducing the abuse of the UK visa system, hinting that she could drop it from legislation.

Think tank proposes anti-social hours UK visa

29 Jan 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

EU migrants who are happy to work anti-social hours should be given priority for UK visas over other low-skilled workers when Britain leaves the European Union, according to a report from think tank Policy Exchange. The report suggests that the government should introduce a “bias&rd...

Number of UK immigration detainees from EU ‘increases fivefold’

26 Jan 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

The number of EU citizens being detailed at UK immigration centres has increased fivefold since 2010, when the Conservative government came into power. According to the Home Office, the figures suggest the government is simply getting tougher when it comes to the deportation of foreign of...