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ESOL Citizenship Course for Indefinite Stay and British Citizenship New Rules from October 2013
From October 2013, requiring all applicants for settlement to pass the Life in the UK Test and present an English language speaking and listening qualification at B1 level or above of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
On 11 June 2012 the Government announced changes to the Immigration Rules for non-European Economic Area (non-EEA) nationals applying to enter or remain in the UK on the family migration route. The new Immigration Rules will also unify consideration under the rules and Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, by defining the basis on which a person can enter or remain in the UK on the basis of their family or private life.
Today (13 June 2012) rules have been laid in Parliament which will bring these changes into effect, along with an impact assessment, a policy equality statement and a statement on the compatibility of the rules with Article 8.
Most of these changes will apply to new applicants from 9 July 2012.
The changes are part of the Government’s programme of reform of the immigration routes and follow wide consultation and expert advice from the Migration Advisory Committee. The changes include:
introducing a new minimum income threshold of £18,600 for sponsoring the settlement in the UK of a spouse or partner, or fiancé(e) or proposed civil partner of non-European Economic Area (EEA) nationality, with a higher threshold for any children also sponsored; £22,400 for one child and an additional £2,400 for each further child;
publishing, in casework guidance, a list of factors associated with genuine and non-genuine relationships, to help UK Border Agency caseworkers to focus on these issues;
extending the minimum probationary period for settlement for non-EEA spouses andpartners from two years to five years, to test the genuineness of the relationship;
abolishing immediate settlement for the migrant spouses and partner where a couple have been living together overseas for at least 4 years, and requiring them to complete a 5 year probationary period;
from October 2013, requiring all applicants for settlement to pass the Life in the UK Test and present an English language speaking and listening qualification at B1 level or above of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages unless they are exempt;
allowing adult and elderly dependants to settle in the UK only where they can demonstrate that, as a result of age, illness or disability, they require a level of long-term personal care that can only be provided by a relative in the UK, and requiring them to apply from overseas rather than switch in the UK from another category, for example as a visitor; and
restricting family visit visa appeals, initially by narrowing the current definitions of family and sponsor for appeal purposes, and then, subject to the passage of the Crime and Courts Bill, which was published on 11 May 2012, removing the full right of appeal against refusal of a family visit visa.
For more information about the changes that are being introduced and details of transitional arrangements, please see the Statement of Changes to the Immigration rules (HC 194), the Explanatory Memorandum, impact assessment, the policy equality statement and European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) memorandum on the right side of this page.
So you must act quickly and consult with your lawyers about your personal circumstances. We can help you to pass your ESOL exam for your ILR and British Citizenship. At our ESOL Citizenship Trining Academy we provide full training, test and certificate.
Our Special Offer £250. All inclusive training, test and certificate. We will teach you until you pass. So hurry up! What are you waiting for? Call us now on 0208 279 0719. We are open 7 days.
At our academy we teach you an ESOL course with citizenship context. The course is for minimum 5 days depending on your level of English, initial assessment and your individual learning needs. The training and test is only in speaking and listening. We will also teach you citizenship from the Home Office citizenship pack. Our suitably qualified teachers will assess your level in the beginning and then make a learning plan for you. We will teach you until you progress to next level as per Home Office requirement.
With this ESOL certificate, we will also give you a confirmation letter for the Home Office. You can use the same certificate for both, your Indefinite Leave to Remain application and after that for your British Citizenship application. Our ESOL certificate and letter will be from the approved examining body and accredited college.
With our ESOL Citizenship course, you do not have to do Life in the UK Test.
Our ESOL citizenship classes in London start every week. Classes are available on week days and weekends. We are open 7 days. We have flexible learning plans as per your individual needs.You can do our course on part time basis by studying one day a week or two days a week.
If you, your partner, your family member or any one of your friend needs help or more information on this course, please contact us on 0208 279 0719. We will try to put you to the right direction.
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ESOL Course with Citizenship, ESOL Citizenship Course, UK Citizenship Test, Life in the UK Test Training for Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK, Naturalization, British Nationality or British Passport.