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.

Labour UK Work Permits Would be Given 'Based on Values'

24 Nov 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

According to a recent announcement by the Shadow Home Secretary, Diane Abbott, a Labour government would make “values” rather than numbers the driving force behind the decisions of who should receive a UK work permit. This new focus on “values” for immigration in t...

Home Office Faces Investigation Over UK Visa Complaints

19 Nov 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

The Home Office is currently facing an investigation by a complaints watchdog after it failed to respond to complaints about an incompetent and unfair outsourced visa service. The parliamentary ombudsman have now chosen to escalate a complaint by VFS Global, which was to help with managing visas....

UK Criticized for Poor Treatment of Chinese Immigrant

15 Nov 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Questions have once again been raised about the state of UK visas and immigrant rights after the release of a recent news story. A former UK consular worker from Hong Kong was asked to resign from his post after he was allegedly tortured and detained during a work trip to China. Simon Che...

Labour Reveals New Compromise Position on UK Immigration and UK Visas

12 Nov 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

The Labour party has announced that it will be unveiling a “compromise position” on immigration in its manifesto that would avoid committing full “free movement” after Brexit takes place. The compromise position announcement would expand the rights of migrants so t...

What are the Latest Fast-Track UK Visas Available for Immigrants?

09 Nov 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

After months of escalating concerns about the...

Migrants Wait Months for UK Visas Even After Paying Extra for Priority Cases

07 Nov 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

The Home Office is once again facing scrutiny by people across the UK applying for UK work permits and visas. According to the Home Office, the people in the UK who apply for a visa using the super-priority premium system would be able to hear back about their request for indefinite leave to rema...

Labour Suggests Managed Migration and UK Visas After Brexit

05 Nov 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Much has been shared about the Conservative party and its plans for UK visas over recent months. However, very little attention has been given to Labour, and what the alternative party would do if they had their way with UK sisas. According to Emily Thornberry, the Shadow Foreign Secretar...

Home Office 'Stalling' on UK Work Permit Scheme for NHS Doctors

04 Nov 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Currently, groups are speaking out about the fact that there aren't enough work permits and tier 2 work visas going out to people who could be hired in jobs by the NHS. Currently, the tier 2 work permit is going through a period of change, but at the same time, there's a huge shortage of medical ...

Newnham Academic Denied British Naturalisation Request

02 Nov 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Yet another public out cry has been sparked b...

UK Work Permit for Post-Study Applicants Causes Confusion

30 Oct 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

Questions around eligibility and deferment from international students have emerged rapidly over the last couple of weeks, after the UK government announced it's decision to introduce some post-study work rights. Re-introducing post-study work rights would be a positive step forward for i...