Further to the advice you gave to my previous communication, the following has happened.
My local MP contacted the Border Agency and asked what was happening. He received an answer that suggested they had not even started the process of considering the application. It has now been nearly 6 months since they received the application.
We contacted a local solicitor who did not seem keen on the idea of writing a letter of complaint.
The stress that this is causing to both of us and the strain it is putting on our relationship is becoming more and more difficult to deal with. My partner feels he is wasting his life and losing the best years of his life unable to start a career or really put down any roots.
He is seriously considering asking for his passport to be returned and giving up on the whole thing. This would mean he would have to leave the UK and it would be the end of our Civil Partnership.
Do you think there is any way we can ask for our application to be fast-tracked somehow? Or is there any other approach we could try?
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