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UK Admits Some Indian Experts Wrongly Denied Right To Stay And Work

While individual case information is not openly shared, according to campaigners, a large number of these applicants are from India, with other nationalities including Pakistani and Bangladeshi (Photo: TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

The UK government on Thursday (22) admitted that errors were made in denying some Indian skilled professionals the right to live and work in the UK over a controversial clause in the immigration rules questioning their good conduct and character. The UK Home Office admitted that around 31 applications will be re-assessed at the conclusion of an internal review into the issue of visa applicants, largely from South Asian countries, being refused settlement rights over perceived dishonesty in reporting their earnings to the country’s tax department. Among the 31 cases, 12 have been identified as incorrect refusals and will be…

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