UK Illegal Immigrationby Shalini B. Criminal and Family Lawyer
Did you enter the UK illegally? Do you have legal status to remin here?Has your previous visa expired?
If you are in the UK and have no immigration status.You are liable to be detained.You can be held in detention for prolonged periods of time which often causes individuals extreme distress, anxiety and adverse health issues.This can be a very challenging to deal with on your own.
Why Should you protect yourself?
Recent studies have informed us that strict government controls on immigration have drove up the number of people entering a country illegally.As of the year 2018,''the number of illegal immigrants have increased to an estimated 70,000 per year.'' While visa restrictions cut overall migration, academics said they can be ''ineffective and counterproductive'' because they force more people to find unlawful ways to cross borders.
If your immigration Status is not protected,you are liable for detention which can be a lengthy and expensive process.However , being in detention does not mean that it is the end of your journey and that you will no longer be able to stay in the UK. If the Home office want to deport you.they will inform you in writing.You can respond to their letter with reasons as to why you should be allowed to stay in the UK.If the Home office want to deport you.they will inform you in writing.You can respond to their letter with reasons as to why you should be alowed to stay in the UK. An immigration solicitor will help you respond with reasons that the Home office will accept,for example if you have strong connections and family in the UK deporting you would go against your home country would be dangerous then you can apply for asylum.You will either be allowed to stay in the U.K..,or the Home Office will begin the process of deporting you.However ,If your appeal is not likely to succeed you may be advised to leave voluntainly,beacuse you may be banned from the UK. for 10 years if you are deported. If you choose to leave by own free will you can return to the U.K in between 1 and 5 years,depending on your circumstances.
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