Intermediate: General grounds for refusal: 2 CPD

Intermediate: General grounds for refusal: 2 CPD

Explore the general grounds for refusal for entry clearance, leave to enter, leave to remain and the arguments that might be deployed where a risk of refusal is detected prior to application or where the issue is dealt with in a legal challenge.

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You can check out the course contents below:

Module 1 Introduction to the general grounds
Unit 1 Introduction
Unit 2 Refusal of entry clearance or leave to enter the United Kingdom
Unit 3 Refusal or cancellation of leave to enter
Unit 4 General grounds for refusal of extension or variation of leave applications
Unit 5 General and Point Based System grounds for curtailment of leave
Unit 6 Appendix V for visitors: suitability requirements
Unit 7 Appendix FM for family members: suitability requirements
Module 2 Mandatory grounds for refusal
Unit 1 Refusal based on past breaches of immigration rules: re-entry bans
Unit 2 Refusal on grounds of past or present deception, concealment, false representations or use of false documents
Unit 3 Prison sentences
Unit 4 Character, conduct and associations: unacceptable behaviours list
Unit 5 Criminal convictions and applications for limited leave or Indefinite Leave to Remain
Module 3 Discretionary general grounds for refusal
Unit 1 Contriving to frustrate the intentions of the Immigration Rules
Unit 2 Discretionary refusals based on poor conduct or behaviour
Unit 3 Refusal on the grounds of owing an NHS debt
Unit 4 Owing a litigation debt to the Home Office
Unit 5 General grounds for refusal quiz
Unit 6 General grounds for refusal feedback

You can also read more about the general grounds for refusal in a series of articles by Nath Gbikpi and Colin Yeo:

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