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i am born and raised in the uk i applied for a british passport

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i am born and raised in the uk i applied for a british passport to be told that i am not a british citizen as my mother is not a citizen at the time of my birth. I can not get legal aid as i work how else can get a british passport
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Immigration Law
Expert:  Thomas replied 1 year ago.
Hi,

Where and when were you born?

WHere and when was your mother born?

Tom
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

hi was born in hackney, london in 1986. my mother was born in jamaica in 1942

Expert:  Thomas replied 1 year ago.
Hi,

I am on my way to work now. I will answer at 9.

Where and when was your father born?

When did your mother/father marry (if they did)..

Tom
Expert:  Thomas replied 1 year ago.
Where and when was your father born?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Hi, sorry for late reply my father was born in jamaica 1942. My parents got married in Oct 1962

Expert:  Thomas replied 1 year ago.
Ok.

Had either of your parents become a Uk citizen at the time of your birth?

If not, had they received Indefinite Leave to Remain at the time of your birth (ir. the permission to permanently remain in the UK?

Tom
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

no non of my parents did as far as know my mother returned back 2 jamaica shortly after my birth. When stayed over here with my grandmother who raised me till she passed in Aug,2000 as far as know she was a citizen

Expert:  Thomas replied 1 year ago.
Ok. Not long now.

Have you been in the UK since your birth?

Tom
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I ave been here since I was born I travelled once when I was 9/10 to jamaica in the 6 weeks holidays, when I spoke 2 the last solicitor he said I most likely travelled on a jamaican passport which I can not remember

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