We successfully assisted a Jordanian national, who had recently married his EU National partner, with applying for a Residence Card. He was wrongly advised by his previous representatives which lead to his applications being refused and significant crdibility and evidencial issues at Appeal.
After our initial consultation a number of evidencial matters were clarified with the client and with our assistance a new set of documents were collate for their new EEA Application to the Home Office.
The Advantages of a Residence Card
If you are a family member of an EEA national, (as our client was), you can apply for a Residence Card. A direct family member, such as a spouse or a child of an EEA national does not have to apply for a Residence Card to stay in the UK; however, it can:
- allow you to re-enter the country more easily on returning from abroad
- prove to employers that you can work in the UK
- help you qualify for certain benefits and services
Further to submitting our client's new EEA Application and without the need for any further legal battles with the Home Office our client was soon provided a Residence Card which will last for five years, after which they will be eligible to apply for a permanent residence Card.
This work was carried out by Principal Solicitor Teni Shahiean and Senior Caseworker Nataliya Bondarets.
For the best expert legal advice and outcome on your UK immigration application, contact OTS immigration Solicitors on 020 7936 9960 or contact us online.
We are one of the UK’s top firms for immigration Solicitors and civil liberties lawyers. We can advise on a broad range of immigration issues including Appeals and Refusals, Judicial Reviews, Spouse Visas, student visas, Work Permit Visas, indefinite leave to remain, EEA Applications, asylum and human rights, British Citizenship, All types of visas, Business Immigration Visas, Entrepreneur Visas and Investor Visas.
Our top immigration Solicitors and lawyers are here to assist you.
Disclaimer: The information and comments on this page/site is made available free of charge and for educational and information purposes only. The information and comments do not amount to and are not intended to be adopted as legal advice to any individual or company. The use of this site should not be a substitute for specific legal advice, which we ask you to see our contact page or call our solicitors on 0207 936 9960.
By using this site you understand that there is no solicitor and client relationship between you/your company and the site owners or the firm. We make every effort to keep the published articles up-to-date and accurate, however the law changes very rapidly and the older the articles on this site, the more likely that the views in it have changed with the development of the law.
Posted on: Friday, 24 June, 2016