Naturalisation Requirements u/s 6 of British Nationality Act 1981

Naturalisation Requirements u/s 6 of British Nationality Act 1981

This relates to Naturalisation as a British Citizen by Discretion and explains the Requirements to Naturalise as a British Citizen, which an applicant must meet in order to naturalise as a British Citizen under Section 6(1) and 6(2) of the British Nationality Act 1981. Therefore, grant of British Citizenship under Section 6 is NOT a fundamental Human…

UK Settlement Visa Statistics 2007-17 | Grants and Refusal Rate

UK Settlement Visa Refused- Spouse, Dependant, Work, Asylum

This relates to UK Settlement Visa Statistics 2007-17 for decisions on in-country applications. According to Official Statistics, during 2007-16, a total of 1,497,456 Decisions were instituted on in-country applications. As many as 1,416,657 applicants were granted Settlement in the UK (inclusive of 406,952 Spouse Visas) and 80,799 applications for UK Settlement Refused. Accordingly, the Refusal Rate during 2007-16…

British Naturalisation Applications and Automatic Claims

British Naturalisation Applications and Automatic Claims

During 2017 nearly 600 applications for British naturalisation either withdrew or refused as the applicant was deemed to be “British already”. Perhaps, this is a recurring patron and every year quite a few naturalisation applications are withdrawn or refused for the same reason. Therefore, this post explains consideration processing to check for automatic claims and…

Naturalisation Statistics UK 2008-17 and Reasons for Refusal

Naturalisation Statistics UK 2008-17 and Reasons for Refusal

This relates to Naturalisation Statistics UK & British Citizenship by Registration 2008-17. Apparently, during the period 1,625,058 applicants granted British Citizenship and the average refusal rate was 5.10%. Perhaps, the highest number of grants (843,579) made under naturalisation based on residence. Most noteworthy: the single most significant reason for British Citizenship Application Refusal is “not of good…

TOEIC Test Court Decision: Update for Victims & Affected Students

TOEIC Test Court Decision: Update for Victims & Affected Students

This relates to TOEIC Case Update 2017 and highlights the details and implications of the TOEIC Test Court Decision 2017, Ahsan v Secretary of State, on Dec 05, 2017. This affects more than 45,000-50,000 TOEIC Victims, who now can challenge their deportation orders and refusal decisions so as not only to re-enter the UK but also to get compensation…

EEA National Reg Certificates will cease after Dec 31, 2020

EEA National Reg Certificates will cease after Dec 31, 2020

This relates to EEA national registration certificate and non-EEA family member residence card in the UK. And also issuance of the document certifying a right of permanent residence to an EEA national and permanent residence card in the UK. Moreover, the post provides the details of immigration statistics from 2004-17 relating to EEA registration certificates,…

UK Visas Entry Clearance Statistics

Refusal of Entry Clearance UK Visa

This relates to UK Visas Entry Clearance Statistics 2017 and provides the details of UK work, immigration, family, study and visitor visa applications submitted during the Second Quarter (April-June) 2017 from outside the UK. Refusal of Entry Clearance UK Visa According to Official Statistics during the Second Quarter (April-June) 2017, 1,036,552 Applications were made for…

UK Visa Timelines Spouse, AR, JR, ILR Appeals Inside & Outside UK

Immigration Appeal Success Rate

Since some inquiries are interested in knowing the UK Visa Timelines for all types of settlement and non-settlement visa applications from outside and inside the UK. Moreover, if their visa application is refused then applicants are interested in knowing the time period for appeals, administrative review and judicial review. Therefore, this post highlights the details…