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Updated guidance “Indefinite Leave to Remain: calculating continuous period in the UK” [Updated on 06/07/2018]

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Updated guidance “Indefinite Leave to Remain:¬†calculating continuous period in the UK” [UPDATED on 06/07/2018] This guidance covers how to calculate the 5-year continuous lawful period in the UK requirement for applicants applying for indefinite leave to remain (settlement). It also covers accelerated settlement in relevant categories. Changes from last guidance version: – makes changes to […]

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Chau Le (Immigration Rules – de minimis principle)

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Chau Le (Immigration Rules – de minimis principle) [2016] UKUT 00186 (IAC) The Appellant was a citizen of Vietnam, who made an application for further leave to remain under Tier 4 (General) Student visa, which was refused on 9th November 2014 by the Secretary of State for the Home Department. The main ground was on […]

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Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) Long Residence

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According to the latest guidance on Long Residence and indefinite leave to remain, which was published on 8th May 2015, there is a new element of discretion in relation to continuous residence and allows for a grant of leave outside the Immigration Rules in appropriate circumstances. The Guidance states: if the applicant has been absent […]