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.

40% of People Held at UK Immigration Removal Centre are "Vulnerable" According to Studies

08 Jun 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

A recent report into the people held at Scotland's only UK immigration removal centre found that almost 40% of the adults detained are classed as vulnerable. The Dungavel building in South Lanarkshire holds people who are awaiting deportation after their attempt to apply for a UK work permit was ...

UK Work Permit Restrictions Threatens UK Engineering, According to Solicitors

05 Jun 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

According to a solicitor specialising in immigration and employment law, Alice Williams, if the proposals outlined for the tier 2 work permit in December's white papers go ahead, this could cause serious problems for engineers. Currently, employers are facing significant issues trying to fil...

UK Work Permit Rules ‘Should be Relaxed for Additional Jobs’

03 Jun 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Government advisers have suggested that UK work permit rules should be relaxed for web designers, vets, architects, and psychologists coming into the UK from outside of Europe. According to the Migration Advisory Committee, UK visas need to be reconsidered for these roles, which are beginning to ...

Home Office Scraps UK Immigration Landing Cards

31 May 2019 | Carl Thomas

As of Monday the 20th of May, people coming into the UK will not be required to fill in landing cards. However, some people believe that this decision will weaken the borders and make it easier for people to remain in the country without the correct UK visas. According to officials, plans...

EU Citizens Share Frustration about Having to Apply for UK Visas and Settled Status

30 May 2019 | Carl Thomas

A Polish chef known for working alongside people like Jamie Oliver and Mary Berry is at the head of a new revolt around the changing nature of the UK work permit. He's responsible for a group of Poles in the UK who are complaining to the UK immigration offices about the fact that they need to app...

UK Immigration Officers Find Over 50 Migrants in Channel

28 May 2019 | Carl Thomas

Over 50 migrants were found making their way into the UK without the appropriate UK work permit paperwork in the middle of May this year. According to reports from the official UK immigration bodies, the incidents are another in a series of events that mark people attempting to enter the UK witho...

Think Tank Suggests Illegal Immigration in the UK will Rise After Brexit

25 May 2019 | Carl Thomas

According to a recent Think Tank study, illegal immigration in UK cities may rise after Brexit. More people will apparently attempt to enter the UK and remain unlawfully now that the rules for the tier 2 work permit, British naturalisation and other legal methods of entering the country are tough...

UK Immigration Issues Raised by Home Office Threatening Coma Woman with Deportation

23 May 2019 | Carl Thomas

The Home Office has once again come under fire this month due to its questionable treatment of people applying for UK work permits, and indefinite leave to remain in the UK. The UK immigration government department has been accused of being insensitive and cruel after they threatened a woman in a...

Doctors Consider Leaving Over UK Work Permit Fees

20 May 2019 | Carl Thomas

According to recent news reports, hundreds of doctors living in England and working for the NHS are thinking of leaving the country in protest against the UK work permit fees. These professionals are currently facing thousands of pounds in immigration UK expenses each year, just so that they can ...

Protesters Stand Up at UK Immigration Raid in Brighton

17 May 2019 | Carl Thomas

Protesters against the rising issues with the UK work permit and UK immigration strategies rallied in Brighton recently. On Circus Street in Brighton, the group confronted both the police and the Home Office after receiving "intelligence" that an Immigration raid was taking place. The p...