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by ahyperbee
Fri Jun 10, 2011 2:59 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Maternity Leave & Tier 1 General visa
Replies: 3
Views: 944

Thank you! Very helpful information in there, and a relief to find out we don't have to rush to get married!! Your cohabitation with / marriage to your British citizen partner will have an influence only if you wish to apply for settlement under the family route. Irrelevant when applying for settlem...
by ahyperbee
Fri Jun 10, 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Maternity Leave & Tier 1 General visa
Replies: 3
Views: 944

Maternity Leave & Tier 1 General visa

i'm self-employed on a tier 1 general visa that expires in september 2012. i became pregnant this year, and am due to take maternity leave from august 2011. this break in work will make it very difficult for me to make the maintenance requirement. i don't want to apply for the extension before i tak...
by ahyperbee
Thu Dec 16, 2010 2:47 pm
Forum: Claiming Benefits
Topic: Benefits : affecting ILR? Read before starting new topic.
Replies: 274
Views: 218860

Can I ask, roughly how much are you earning? I ask that because you say you have a Tier 1 visa, and it might be the case that your earnings might totally knock out the benefits that your partner hopes to get. My earnings have changed a bit since I got my tier-1 visa last year, because right after I...
by ahyperbee
Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:55 pm
Forum: Claiming Benefits
Topic: Detailed Public Funds guidance
Replies: 140
Views: 115548

Re: Detailed Public Funds guidance

My attention has been drawn to detailed Public Funds guidance issued by UKBA. Click here to read that guidance. I had a look over this and it's so helpful. I have a quick question: do you reckon that the info on page 10 is referring to housing benefit too? "This page tells you how people who are su...
by ahyperbee
Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:56 pm
Forum: Claiming Benefits
Topic: Benefits : affecting ILR? Read before starting new topic.
Replies: 274
Views: 218860

Can't get a straight answer from council or home office!

Hi. I've read all of the responses and *still* a bit confused. I'm American,and have a Tier-1 General UK Visa with no recourse to public funds. I live in a flat with my boyfriend who is British. He needs to apply for housing benefit. I am not applying for benefit. However, according to the council, ...
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