Children’s residence in the UK: Facets of the 7Year Rule

A parent may be entitled to stay in the United Kingdom in circumstances where they do not qualify for leave in their own right  but  by “latching” onto the rights of a qualifying child who  has resided in the UK continuously for  over 7years.


The most relevant considerations in this regards are Paragraph  276ADE(1)(iv) of the Immigration Rules and Section 117B(6) of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002.


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