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Recently naturalized American visiting the UK, previously denied visa. Apply for entry clearance?

I am a very recently naturalized America citizen. I want to visit the the UK but leaning towards flying in to France, and attempt entry into the UK via Calais by road on my US passport, so that if I ...
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UK visa ban based on an allegedly non-genuine Dutch permit

New Edit/information: I am attaching a picture of the original refusal letter. Personally it makes no sense to me as to why they would think it's a fake permit, especially since she personally went to ...
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UK Immigration Officer stamped wrong and invalid date on Standard Visitor Visa

My friend, an Indian citizen and a resident of France, entered the UK via Calais on a new UK Standard Visitor Visa issued earlier in this month. The officer stamped the date as '32 NOV 2018' on his ...
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Will I be refused entry at the UK border after a visa refusal?

My partner is British and I’m American; we’ve been dating for three years. I visited back in March 2017 for a week, entering the UK visa-free. We then decided I should visit him and stay for 6 ...
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UK Border control always takes me under investigation. Why it could be?

I am Turkish citizen. I have Turkish Passport. I live in Germany. I have 2 years valid UK visa. I frequently fly from Germany to London. And each time, the UK Border Police checks my documents, ...
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Will the removal from Uk will affect my future trips to EU and USA

I am an Albanian nationality, businessman and my wife is a pharmacist. On 12 October 2018 I was traveling with my wife from Tirana to New York, we chose British airways with flight change from London ...
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UK visa refusal due to wrong record from 9 years ago

I'm helping my significant other (who lives in another country) to apply for a visitor visa to the UK. They have never been here, but they got refused once before almost 10 years ago (something about ...
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Border officers wrote EMBARKED in my passport. What does it mean?

Upon leaving the UK I was questioned by immigration officers over funds I was traveling with, as they thought I had been working while in the country. After realizing that I had not been working, and ...
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Will This Be A Problem With My UK Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa? [duplicate]

So I'm currently working on applying for my UK Tier 5 Youth Moblility Visa. I am a 21 year old from Canada. I am worried that a past experience in the UK will be a problem, let me explain. A few ...
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Will I be denied entry again? [duplicate]

I recently (Dec 2018) tried to enter the UK after traveling there for a week prior to December with no such trouble. This time however, I was trying to stay for 6 months to be with my boyfriend (UK ...
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Travelling 8 months after stop indicator flag

I traveled to the UK on October 18th 2018 and my name got flagged on the border officer's computer. Here's why: I was a student 5 years ago but did not complete my studies, therefore my visa was ...
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Will being detained at the UK border raise a stop indicator flag? [closed]

I was detained and questioned at the UK border after attempting to travel visa-free. This may have been due to the fact that initially I said I was there for “tourism” and when asked if I had any ...
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Can applying for US Global Entry reduce the frequency with which I am stopped at border control? [closed]

I was inspired to ask as a follow-up to this question: Denied US Entry in 2012. Is this on my PERMANENT record? If you are regularly being taken for secondary inspections at the US border, will ...