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If you have been married for 4 years then you can apply for settlement visa now by submitting Form SET(M) to the British Embassy in France before come here.
This would be best, XXXXX XXXXX you could apply for settlement once you are here.
In both cases you would have to show:-
You would be able to work here once you have obtain settlement (indefinite leave to remain)
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That's fine, as I say it is taken to mean that your spouse can lawfully live in the UK and you will have to explain in the application that you are planning to move there. You can do this in your statements.
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Right, they could still curtail your indefinite leave to remain because your circumstances would have changed and they might also suspect that your original application was made dishonestly.
That is only if your spouse was to tell the Home OFfice that you are separating/divorcing. If they do not tell of the divorce then you can simply stay on ILR.
If you wait one year after getting ILR before getting divorced you would be eligible to apply for British Citizenship, this would get around the problem ultimately.
If you have confidence that your spouses will not tell the Home Office that you are divorcing following receipt of ILR then you can simply remain here regardless of divorce.
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