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Latest Forum Posts

Family Reunion Visa - issued on false info

sarah elliott - 22/05/2015

Thanks Kay, you're a star!

Ex husband still on tenancy agreeent - new one in wife's name needed to use full rent liability?

Ninaw - 22/05/2015

Thank you Peterdelamothe. The debate is the one that I was having with myself! I could have ...

Ex husband still on tenancy agreeent - new one in wife's name needed to use full rent liability?

peterdelamothe - 21/05/2015

I don't disagree with the answer but I wonder on what legal could decide they are joint ...

Polish claimant. Looking for 5 years permanent residency

David - 21/05/2015

As you imply, she has voluntarily given up her worker status, therefore no HB.

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