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Is “residence” the same as “presence” in the Immigration Rules?

Is “residence” the same as “presence” in the Immigration Rules?

Yes, “residence” is the same as “presence”, at least in paragraph 245AAA(a) of the Immigration Rules, says Upper Tribunal Judge Allen. Official headnote: (i) On a proper construction of paragraph 245AAA(a)(i) of HC 395, an absence from the United Kingdom ...

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