Before I left Zimbabwe I had a daughter who is now 18 years old and have been looked after by her mum. In 2015 I applied for a settlement visa for her to join me in UK. The visa was refused and they said that I had not shown that I was solely responsible for the upkeep of my daughter. I then appealed the case and I lost it and again the judge cited that I did not provide enough evidence to show that I had sole responsibility of my daughter. My question is that some of the evidence referred to by the judge is evidence I can actually provide and I feel that the lawyer who represented me overlooked some of the important evidence and his preparation and presentation was poor, is it possible to pursue this case or look at other alternatives.The appeal was decided on the 30/11/16.
Areas of Expertise:
Thank you for your question. We would need further information regarding your case to help you as it is a failed appeal. Please get in touch with us and we can advise you on the next best steps to take.
Please note, this answer cannot be taken as a legal advice until we have your full instructions. The answer provided above is for information purposes only, if you would like to proceed to full legal advice and consultation with our immigration solicitors, please let us know your availability for an appointment by contact us on 0207 936 9960 or through our Contact form.
I look forward to hearing back from you soon.
Posted on Tuesday, 06 December, 2016