I'd just like some clarification.
"Paragraph a320 will only be applied to applications for settlement visa ie a fiancé visa or a spouse visa but not if it is a marriage visitors visa."
I'm confused by this statement. Would she be allowed to enter with a general visitors visa? You make it sound as though she will only be allowed entry if we intend to settle here. Is that correct?
Perhaps I have misunderstood.
Can you offer a quick overview of what other European countries criteria are? Even if you only have limited knowledge - what would be the easiest countries to enter, and the hardest? Just a pointer in the right direction would be helpful.
Could you please refer me to the UKBA Rules or advice documents that talk about how A320 should be applied?
One final question - if we were to marry in the US would that improve her chances of receiving a general tourist visa, as opposed to if we were just fiances? Does it make the case stronger?
I'm confused (again) - what if we one day decided to settle in the UK? We could only do that if we marry in the UK?
What is the best option for us - what will give us maximum freedom?
So just to be absolutely clear; if she wishes to visit the UK on a visitors visa then A320 will not apply but they may still grant her a visa on a discretionary basis?
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