UK Immigration Law
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What nationality are you?
What passport do you currently hold?
What gender are you?Tom
To clarify, do you hold a Zimbabwean passport?Tom
I dont as i came here when i was 4,so i didnt need one.
What is your date of birth please?
Did you come with both your father and mother to the UK?
19.08.85. No,I stayed with my mother for 4 years and then my father took custody of me and I moved to the uk with my father and my step-mother,my gran brought me here.
Your father, was he born to British parents holding UK passports?
You will have to apply for indefinite leave to remain on the basis of your long residence in the UK (ie. more than ten years if you have been here legally). You will have to produce documentary evidence to prove your stay here (including statement from your family and those who have known you)
You should see a local immigration solicitor to prepare your application for you. It should cost in the region of £700-850+vat to prepare and you can find solicitors in your area by using the following Law Society website:-
Once you have obtained ILR you can apply for naturalisation as a UK citizen after 12 months of having indefinite leave to remain. You will have to undergo the citizenship ceremony and then apply for a UK passport.
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