I was recently refused entry into the UK in May this year and was told by the IO that I would need a visa to come back. So silly me I went ahead and did all my research and filed for a general tourist visit visa. I originally paid for priority service to expedite my passport return, but instead it took about 15 business days.
I just got my package back yesterday with my entry clearance refusal. It wasn't as bad as I thought it would be there were only 2 reasons stating why. I didn't include some documents and now looking back I didn't have a correct document. The Decision
"Although you have presented some documentation to establish your eligibility for entry clearance as a visitor on the balance of probability I am not satisfied that you meet all of the requirements of paragraph 41 of the immigration rules. Paragraph 41(i) requires that ou are genuinely seeking entry as a visitor for a limited period as stated by you, not exceeding 6 months and paragraph 41 (ii) requires that you intend to leave the UK at the end of the period of the visit as stated by you. You wish to visit the UK for 3 months and that you plan to return to the US to undertake a Culinary Arts Program in the spring of 2014. You have provided a single online screenshot as evidence of your enrolment but i am not satisfied with the presentation of this document as no enrolment date, course length or payment are displayed. Furthermore no mention of spring 2014 is displayed on the document."
I realized after looking at my copy of my document I sent and on the schools website that I had mistakenly enrolled myself in a course that had already finished Spring 2013, So I don't think I can change anything about that school wise until the spring 2014 course shows up on the schools site. I was originally enrolled in Fall 2013 and I switched my course start to the spring (or I thought I did).
The second reason was.
"You also state that you have travelled extensively in the last 2 years, do not work and are supported by family and savings. In view of this I am not satisfied you have ties and commitments in the US that will prove suitable incentive for you to depart the UK at the end of your visit. I also not that you were refused entry to the UK as Immigration Officers were not satisfied as to your intentions to visit the UK as a genuine visitor and given the evidence submitted I am not satisfied your circumstances have changed. Given the above I am not satisfied as to your intentions to visit the UK. Based on these considerations, I am not satisfied that you meed paragraphs 41(i) and 41(ii) of the immigration rules. "
So now my entire Europe travel plans have been delayed, I now have 2 marks on my passport. I've already missed a couple flights and I have another flight from London-France in about 10days. I am not sure what to do, I am wanting to know am I able to fly into France to continue my trip as originally planned or will the denied Entry and Visa be a problem when I fly in?
(I also am wondering what to do about my whole visa application, I am unable to prove my school course currently because the spring enrollment isn't up yet and probably wont be for a couple months. But as to being supported by my family and able to travel, I never thought that would go against me in my application. I was in school before but I withdrew to travel to see the world. I never once overstayed on any of my travels, and none of them were for very long times.)