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Can I confirm:-
- your partner holds a British Passport
- You are Zimbabwean and a failed asylum seeker
- you have just married your partner and now wish to obtain a spouses visa to reside in the UK permanently with her/your kids
Your status as a failed asylum seeker will not affect your application for a visa (unless perhaps there was evidence of criminality or gross dishonesty) but if you are already married you will have to make an application for a spouses visa to the nearest embassy.
You will have to show:-
You will need to apply for settlement (ie. spouses visa) by using VAF4 Settlement, available for download from UKBA's website. It would be best for either a solicitor in the UK to prepare it in consultation with both you and your wife before submitting it.
Your wife can find Uk immigration solicitors through the following Law Society Website search engine:-
You will also have to pass an English language test before you application is approved and you should contact the embassy for the nearest available test providers. Very basic listening and spoken English, everyday phrases etc.