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.
You can check out the course contents below:
|Module 1||Introduction to the general grounds|
|Unit 2||Refusal of entry clearance or leave to enter the United Kingdom|
|Unit 3||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 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|
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