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Refused to entry into the UK 25 years ago. Could I enter now? [duplicate]

I'd been living in the UK for a few years as a student when I got denied entry some 25 years ago. I did appeal but after all it wasn't successful and consequently I was removed (deported). I have no ...
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Re-entering the UK [duplicate]

I was removed from the UK for overstaying my visitors visa in 2003. After returning to Jamaica, I got married and then migrated to the United States in 2009. I’m now a naturalized American citizen. ...
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Should I submit bank statements when applying for a UK Visa? What do they say about me?

The UK Visas and Immigration Directorate publishes guidance that provides helpful tips that can result in successful visa applications. Section 2 of this guidance opens is entitled "other ...
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Canadian citizen, on US no-fly list. What can I do in order to be allowed on flights which go through US airspace?

My father and I, both Canadian citizens, were denied to board a direct Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul to Toronto non-stop without any prior warning or information. Literally, at the gate, we ...
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How did the Dublin airport immigration agent know that I was refused entry to the UK after visually inspecting my passport?

I attempted to enter the UK through London and was asked some personal questions that really triggered me and I just answered them very vaguely and evasively because they made me feel uncomfortable ...
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Was refused in UK, should I replace my passport? [closed]

My entry was refused in London. I was just visiting for 20 days from Italy where I'm visiting too. They sent me back to Italy. Now I would like to know if is better to get a new passport here before I ...
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Does Heathrow Terminal 5 allow transit visa exempt flyers to stay airside overnight?

I found lots of evidence online that Heathrow is not closed overnight and that passengers without a visa who are transiting through the airport can hang out overnight on the air side to catch their ...
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UK: Is a 10 year ban still valid after acquiring new citizenship?

I am an Indian national and was refused a UK visa in 2009 in NYC and given a 10 year ban, but now I'm a US citizen. Would the ban still apply if I wanted to visit the UK?
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Re-entering the UK after overstaying in 2008

I overstayed for a year over 10 years ago with student visa. When I left the UK voluntarily, the custom officer told me I needed to explain to the officer with a reason if I re-enter the country, this ...
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Return to UK after having been refused entry years ago

So I was turned around from Heathrow airport in 2012 after customs stopped me and asked me what my plans were in London. I told them I was there to Dj...they then asked me if I was making any money. ...
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Would it be hard for a woman to pass Ireland immigration who is travelling alone from HK [closed]

My boyfriend is a UK citizen. He is now living in Belfast temporarily. I want to meet up with him in Dublin travelling from HK (Visa Free) (connecting flight in Amsterdam). I will have a return ticket ...
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Can a UK Border Immigration Officer remove a stop indicator flag?

Today at Belfast airport I was detained for about twenty minutes while the border officer left her terminal at the primary control point (PCP) and went to review my profile/files at the secure control ...
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What is 'funds parking' in the context of UK visa applications?

I read somewhere that 'funds parking' in your bank account during last minute is considered as 'mild deception' by consular officers which may lead to a denial. Please explain why 'funds parking' in ...
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US Girlfriend Denied Entry to UK

On November 11, my American girlfriend flew over to the UK to visit me. She was detained and questioned, and refused entry under the belief she would not leave within those six months. This was due to ...
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Do UK Immigration Officers record video when interviewing arrivers?

I have always been curious about this process. Do officers record video in the event that they or other immigration officials need to scrutinise the details from interviews, whether on the part of the ...

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