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by essentialSalt
Sun May 05, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

Re: Timeline

Here is my timeline: Application sent: 07 SEPT 2012 (Friday) Application received by HO: 10 SEPT 2012 (Monday) Acknowledgement letter received: 11 SEPT 2012 Biometric invitation received: 15 NOV 2012 Biometric done: 19 NOV 2012 Contacted local MP: 02 APR 2013 (After almost 7.5 months wait) Have not...
by essentialSalt
Sun May 05, 2013 4:56 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

Re: Timeline

Here is my timeline: Application sent: 07 SEPT 2012 (Friday) Application received by HO: 10 SEPT 2012 (Monday) Acknowledgement letter received: 11 SEPT 2012 Biometric invitation received: 15 NOV 2012 Biometric done: 19 NOV 2012 Contacted local MP: 02 APR 2013 (After almost 7.5 months wait) Have not...
by essentialSalt
Sun May 05, 2013 10:49 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

Congratulations to everyone who's got their approvals lately. for sure the pace of processing has increased. Month - Approvals Jan - 14 Feb - 14 Mar - 34 Apr - 52 May - 9 (As of now) Source: Skydrive Hopefully, they realised that the longer the application takes the more difficult it becomes for th...
by essentialSalt
Sun May 05, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

Re: Out of time application

Hello I'm an August applicant. I am worried because I have a single gap of 15 days (out of time application). But according to page 23 5th stanza of Long Residence and Private Life " For applications made on or after 9 July 2012 an applicant applying for an extension of stay or ILR on the basis of ...
by essentialSalt
Fri May 03, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

Re: set(O)

I have called UKBA's 0870 number this morning to see if there is any progress on my application. You never get an answer from them unless your case has been completed/a decision has been made however, this morning lady on the line told me that they are currently dealing with September applications ...
by essentialSalt
Thu May 02, 2013 11:50 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

Any news from the remaining Aug applicants? I am still waiting. They did say it was assigned to a case team, but i called again today and "Your application is not complete, we cannot give you any further information." Why is that?? One officer can tell me some info, other officer just back to origi...
by essentialSalt
Wed May 01, 2013 1:57 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

Re: ILR recieved

I contacted my MP in the month of 6 but the MP was not helpful at all and sent a letter to UKBA after 5 weeks of my requested. She put my wrong name. I have been calling to their office and always the voice mail. She is not getting my vote in coming election at all. My timeline is Application date ...
by essentialSalt
Wed May 01, 2013 1:42 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

Re: long waits

This is my assumption based on my previous experience with UKBA postal applications I think if your visa was to be rejected, you will get result in less than half the time it usually takes to issue a visa.. previously when i applied for Tier 2, first time it took 5 weeks to get a rejection , i re-a...
by essentialSalt
Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:46 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

Re: waiting time

Just want some feedbacks and ideas . I am an august applicant still waiting a decision. Most of june , july are still waiting . Ukba process time of applications is within six months. Most of us are waiting over that period of time . It is difficult to sue ukba and long process . According to the l...
by essentialSalt
Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:52 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

Re: UKBA Contact Numbers

Call 0870 606 7766, press option4, then again option4 and finally option2 to check the progress of outstanding application You can select these options as soon as computerised message begins Hi, I remember someone posted UKBA contact number along with options to get to speak to customer advisor on ...
by essentialSalt
Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:42 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

13 Months and the Waiting continues

A horror story from whatdotheyknow. This applicant has been waiting for the decision since FEb. 2012 and is treated in a (I think) dismissive manner by the authorities.

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/ ... ment-38300
by essentialSalt
Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:54 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

I had to wait for 9 months and I know it is difficult. The only way to keep your head straight is to think that the delay in only due to the backlog that the home office has to clear and has no reflection of ones individual application. Also, it looks like that are clearing out July and August appl...
by essentialSalt
Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:30 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

I had to wait for 9 months and I know it is difficult. The only way to keep your head straight is to think that the delay in only due to the backlog that the home office has to clear and has no reflection of ones individual application. Also, it looks like that are clearing out July and August appl...
by essentialSalt
Sun Apr 28, 2013 1:13 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

May, June, July Applicants

Are there members who applied in May, June, July and are still waiting to hear from the home office (the first decision - not appeal)? I am an August applicant and am still waiting. Can I get some tips on how to cope with the waiting beyond 8 - 9 months? Is there anything we can do to remind the hom...
by essentialSalt
Sat Apr 27, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

Re: ILR

@settlement now, gsingh essential salt and other August warriors How is everything. What are your MP's doing? any response yet. Pls update I haven't received anything yet. Mine is 247 days (or 35.28 weeks) since the acknowledgement and counting. My MP is high-up (the MP has other duties in governme...
by essentialSalt
Fri Apr 26, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

Re: September applicant

Hi, Thanks for the reply. The visa was expiring last week of March and I applied the first week of March. But because I did not attach the college attendance certificate then they sent me a letter to post it to them and I assume I would have got it back to them soon as. I should have requested for ...
by essentialSalt
Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:02 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

Aug-12 SET (O) ILR Long Residence (10 years) & Some interesting remarks 2 weeks of Oct-12 Long Residence These are from today: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/151400/response/383743/attach/2/Response%2026590.pdf https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/149909/response/383742/attach/3/Response%...
by essentialSalt
Fri Apr 26, 2013 1:03 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

If any member has official statistics about recent processing times of the set(O) applications and (of those applications) 10 year residence applications, please post. I would love to see them. Does anyone also have official documents about what constitutes "compassionate or compelling" cases? The s...
by essentialSalt
Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

For members who are in a dilemma on whether to lodge a complaint or not. It does put them on their toes.... We are the experts on complaint handling and good administration. The Agency are the experts, with the power to make the decisions, on immigration matters. It makes sense for them to deal wit...
by essentialSalt
Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:44 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2188677

Re: September applicant

Hi, I would like to ask that if you could please have read of the background detail of my previous post? could you please let me know whether it was risky for me to apply for ILR in September 2012 or maybe I would be fine? As the waiting gets longer I come up with assessing all the records. Wish ev...
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