Hi Thomas, my question is in regards ***** ***** my wife (Chinese passport only) should do once her 5 year EEA Family Permit Expires in 2016: I'm a Non-UK-EU/Australian citizen doing a PhD in the UK. I have resided in the UK since September 2010 with perhaps 12-15 months out of the country since that time. Is there something she can apply for that will allow her to stay long term in the UK? My PhD will finish either late this year or late next year (as I have the option to extend my studies). We were married in February 2014 and have been in a longterm relationship for 7-8 years. She's stayed in the UK since 2010. Also, before that she had a de facto partner visa with me in Australia and was granted PR over there (which may expire soon). I would genuinely like some advice about this situation. Can she apply for something that will give her indefinite stay in the meantime? Thanks!
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