The applicant must be able to demonstrate that he is a person of good character and have shown respect for the rights and freedoms of the UK and have observed it’s laws and fulfilled your duties and obligations as a resident of the UK. The Home office shall carry out criminal record checks on all applicants of British citizenship. If the applicant has a conviction in the UK or overseas then depending on the length of sentence, he may have to wait for a certain period of time or may not be eligible for citizenship at all, if he was given a sentence of 4 years of imprisonment or more. If the applicant has used deceptive measures in his dealings with the Home office, he may be placed on a 10 year ban from the date he used deception. A 10 year ban is also applicable if the applicant has made illegal entry in the UK or evaded immigration control or abused life in the UK test process.
The Home office also routinely checks records with HMRC to see whether the applicant has worked in the UK in breach of the immigration conditions attached to his visa, in the last 10 years.
You can prove English language requirements by having either:
an English qualification at B1 level
a degree taught or researched in English
national of an English-speaking country
The requirement of English Language knowledge is exempt in cases when applicants are aged 65 or over or is unable to due to disabilities or is a citizen of countries that are exempt from.
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No two immigration matters can be the same. We have a tailor make solution for every immigration matter and in order to achieve the best outcome we follow a strict strategy i.e.
A) Assessment of your Immigration Matter: We carefully asses merits of your intended visa application, further leave to remain, immigration appeal, Judicial Review or any other immigration matter, as the case may be.
B) Immigration Advice: Upon assessment of your matter, we advise you on the most appropriate way forward by keeping in view your personal circumstances and the relevant law.
C) Engagement of Our Immigration Services: Once engaged, we shall provide you with a comprehensive list of documents / information required for preparing your immigration application, immigration appeal, Immigration Judicial Review and Administrative Review, as the case may be.
D) Review of Information and Documents: We then very carefully review the requested documentation and information and make sure that your application etc. is aligned with the relevant laws. In immigration appeal or Judicial Review matters, we discuss suitability of the immigration barristers for the particular matters.
E) Representations: We believe that for any successful UK visa application, leave to remain application, UK immigration appeals, immigration Judicial Review or Admin Review, it is pivotal that you are thoroughly & efficaciously represented. For the same reasons, we very carefully draft your covering letters, Grounds of Appeal, Grounds of Judicial Review or Skeleton Arguments etc in order to conclude your immigration matters successfully.
F) Follow-up: Once the immigration matter is submitted or filed, when & where necessary, we keep tabs on the Home office or the Immigration Tribunals and update you accordingly.
G) Outcome of your Immigration Matter: The outcome of the matter is followed with a need of further advice in respect of making a further application in the future or complying with a list of do’s and don'ts. Our team of best immigration solicitors take care of that diligently.
We believe in giving honest & unparalleled advice to you. We work in complete confidence, as your partners, in sorting out your immigration matters. We have teamed up with the best immigration barristers who specialise in UK Immigration Laws and are well equipped to represent you in any complex immigration matter. Our 5 star reviews vouch for our legal competence, vast knowledge and diligent work attitude.