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If someone from outside Europe has been in the UK for say 18

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If someone from outside Europe has been in the UK for say 18 months and they originally entered without a visa, and even possibly under another name, will it be possible to leave the UK with their own passport even though they might not have entered with it? And if so would it affect their ability to come back to the UK if they subsequently married a British Citizen?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: UK Immigration Law
Expert:  Thomas replied 3 years ago.
Hi

What nationality of passport do they have?

How did they enter if they did not have a visa orginially?

Tom



Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Thai, I'm not sure how they entered but I think it would have been illegally with a false name.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

When you say "forced entry" what circumstances would be seen as forced?

 

Also if they were to leave on their own passport now wouldn't this show up as having been in the UK or is this information not logged on departure?

 

Are there any alternatives to get to stay in the UK? I have heard that some people who are caught beyond their visa etc are given a choice to stay if they can be "guaranteed" by a uk citizen ie. provide a place to live etc. and make no benefit claims etc. Do you know if that happens?

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
So basically you're saying that if there were any records of this person ever being in the UK fraudulently it woud be unlikely that a visa application even as a spouse would be accepted?
Expert:  Thomas replied 3 years ago.

Yes, that's correct unless the exceptional circumstance applied.

 

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