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.

Fears Mount About Preachers Visiting the UK with New UK Immigration Rules

09 May 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

As debates around UK work permits, visas, and other immigration rules become more heated, certain groups are now beginning to question the impact that recent changes will have on religious figures. Speaking in the House of Commons, an MP named Paul Masterton said that religious leaders and other ...

Research Suggests New UK Visas Will Discriminate Against Women

07 May 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

According to recent research revealed by Catherine Briddick, a lecturer in forced migration and gender, the recently changed rules around the UK work permit and immigration may discriminate against women. Catherine explained that the latest changes to the tier 2 work permit, and UK visas will ens...

Iraqi Father Earns Reprieve from UK Work Permit Issues

06 May 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

An Iraqi father who brought his baby niece into the UK to receive treatment after she sustained serious burns recently avoided deportation. Najat Ismil is an Iraqi citizen with three young English children and an English wife. His spouse visa allows him to remain in the UK. However, he was arrest...

Home Secretary Urged to Act on Scandal Potentially "Bigger than Windrush"

05 May 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Home secretary Sajid Javid is under increasing pressure by immigration UK groups who demand he takes action in a scandal that may become "bigger than Windrush". In the most recent issue facing the Home Office, more than 34,000 foreign students have had their UK visa curtailed or...

London-Born Baby with Parents with UK Visas Denied Right to Remain

02 May 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

A baby recently born in London to two British residents with UK visas has been denied indefinite leave to remain in the UK. Already, UK immigration lawyers are referring to the situation as potentially unlawful and shameful. US National Dr Charles Kriel was returning to the UK with his fi...

Toddler Ordered to Leave the UK Despite Dad's Tier 2 Work Permit

29 Apr 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

The toddler of a doctor who moved to the UK with a tier 2 work permit recently has been told to leave the country. The UK immigration team at the Home Office wrote to NHS doctor Magdi Ibrahim's son, telling him that his request for indefinite leave to remain in the UK had been refused. Th...

Courts Speak Out about Terrorism-Related Rule in UK Immigration Law

26 Apr 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

The UK appeal court has issued a statement criticising the Home Office and the immigration UK strategy dealing with a terrorism-related paragraph of the law. Various reports have highlighted the fact that the Home Office has used this rule to refuse applications for UK visas, and stop people with...

Brexit Requires '3 Million EU Nationals to Register UK Work Permit Status'

23 Apr 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

The impending Brexit situation in the UK will soon mean that 3 million EU nationals living in the country will need to register their UK work permit or visa status. According to recent reports, the arrival of the EU registration scheme for residents with UK visas will mean that all EU citizens mu...

US Women Wrongly Threatened with Deportation in UK Immigration Issue

21 Apr 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

A recent issue regarding UK visas has led an American woman with two disabled children to be threatened with deportation. The UK immigration lawyers supporting the mother have called the Home Office's conduct "utterly reprehensible". After returning home from a vacation in the U...

Over 70% of UK Immigration Fee Waiver Requests are Rejected

19 Apr 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Recent reports into the issues facing applicants looking for UK visas have found that the Home Office rejects more than 70% of UK immigration waiver requests. These applications to waive fees are generally delivered by people facing destitution, who are desperate to remain in the UK where their f...