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UK visa refusal and ban [duplicate]

I made an application for a UK visa for my 72-year-old mother-in-law. The main reason was for her to come and celebrate with us my son's 2nd birthday, since she hasn't ever met the grandchildren. I ...
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Will replacing a fake visa with a different fake visa cause me problems when applying for a legal study permit?

I have a problem, 4 years ago my passport was stamped with a fake visa. I want to apply for a legal study permit now so my mother sought counsel from this immigration services agents and she took my ...
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UK visa refusal on V 4.2 a + c (and sometimes 'e')

Many of the UK visa refusals we see here share a common pattern and the prevailing reasons refer to V 4.2 (a) and (c). I do understand that, while the applicants may describe very different ...
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Recourse for bad/inaccurate information given on the Home Office help line

The Home Office sponsors a type of help desk where people can call them or exchange emails or even engage in live chat. When someone calls the Home Office with a question about a Visitor Visa and the ...
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Overstayed in the UK 10 years ago, left voluntarily, no exit stamp or record

I was issued a UK Student visa in 2009, but due to unfortunate circumstances I overstayed in the UK for about 2 years. In the year 2014, I left the UK voluntarily. There was no exit stamp on the ...
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"Removal from another country" and UK entry clearance

Edit: it turns out I was neither removed nor required to leave. No error was made. I made an error on my last application for entry clearance while answering whether or not I have ever been removed ...
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Can my 10-year ban be lifted now that I have a baby in the UK?

I was given a 10 year re-entry ban in 2012 for incorrectly completing an extension application, accused of fraudulently applying. At the time I didn't appeal and I returned to Turkey to live. Last ...
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UK visa application refused for misrepresentation that I over stayed in UK in 2015, but I have never been in the UK

My UK visa application was refused and I 10 years of deception. there is no right to appeal or administrative review. Basis of misrepresentation that I overstayed in the UK in 2015, but in actuality I ...
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Can I ask the UK Home Office to explain their decision to give me a 10 year ban for deception?

First I’d like to say thank you to all of you that are willing to spend your time helping others that feel helpless when dealing with immigration authorities. I, for one, am extremely grateful for ...
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What to do if forced to overstay in the UK due to illness?

Someone I know, a national of Monaco, has been invited the UK to give a number of guest lectures at the UCL over the course of 29 days. For this purpose he does not need a visa, with the maximum stay ...
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Applying for UK Visa but refused US visa 8 years ago on another named passport

I am applying for UK visa but I have been refused on US visa 8 years ago which was by my other name. My name is very long so sometimes I use the short name and sometimes I use my full name. My first ...
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After being deported by the UK, is there any chance of getting a visa? [closed]

I have a friend; he’s been living in the UK since he was 18. He has applied for family and work visas but the UK has refused all of them. He got married to someone in the UK. Immigration didn’t think ...
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Undeclared UK Conviction [closed]

I want to attend a conference in November. I applied for a UK visa but was denied because I didn't declare a criminal conviction of 1989. There was no jail term, but I was given 50 hours of community ...
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Are there any provisions within the immigration rules for exonerating one for overstaying due to extreme extenuating circumstances? [closed]

Typically an overstayer would be subjected to a ban of various lengths. Supposing it was not one's own fault that one overstayed, are there any provisions within the rules for making an argument along ...
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Should I apply for a UK visa to attend an onsite business meeting at a new job?

I'm a software developer working remotely from Nigeria and I started working with a UK company this month after being unemployed for 6+ months. The company is planning an onsite meeting of everyone in ...
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