Revisiting The FLR(M)

It’s nearing that time. In October 2014, much to our surprise, our FLR(M) visa was granted, permitting me right to reside in the UK for 2.5 years. Two years have almost come and passed us by in a whirlwind of life and we’re in the process of gathering documentation for the extension. There are two […]

Following Up on the #MMCase

Okay, it has been much delayed, I know. I’ve been wrapped up in my own little world, it seems, for some time now and I missed the news that had been announced… well back in April. In my defence, it isn’t an actual ruling by the supreme court, so – as with a lot of […]

#MMCase Caution

Disclaimer: I am an armchair critic who did not even attend the hearing of the MM case in the Supreme Court. Going off of what we learned from the Court of Appeal’s ruling, I am not hedging any bets either way with how things are going to go. Judges are a special brand of people […]

No Recourse to Public/Government Funds – UPDATE

It’s been long overdue, but as promised, I did some additional research on the matter of which forms of public funds are available to migrants and why. But before I get into that, I have to tip my hat in salute to a commenter going by the name of “Mike” who had this little tidbit […]

Progress Report From Golden-Eye (part 2)

Remember Golden-Eye? They had their day in court in February. Since February has come and gone, we asked them how it went, this is what Golden-Eye had to say:   They heard our case then adjourned it asking of more medical evidence then withdrew their earlier decision a day before we where meant to go […]

Family Visa Refusal Letter (Submitted by Golden-Eye)

I had the immense pleasure of speaking in confidence with a fellow Visa applicant that has been on hold. For the sake of confidentiality, on Transplant Monologues, we will refer to them as “Golden-Eye.” In their own words: Well I got my letter on Sunday from my solicitor so almost 3 days after it was […]

Court of Appeal Rules on MM -v- Secretary of State

I’ll forgo the news articles, everyone has probably seen them anyway. Britcits and Freemovement (to name my favourite blogs for such things – as if you haven’t guessed as much…) have more detailed summaries of the event and those who are interested can likely find the bulk of my sources on Twitter through the #MMcase hashtag. […]