A Guide to apply for release
Legalising your stay
- 23 February 2011
- 25 November 2010
25 November 2010. It is difficult to give an accurate figure on how many overstayers there are in the UK, but it would be sensible to suggest a figure in excess of 1 million overstayers.
An “overstayer” can be defined as a person who remains illegally in a country after the period of authorised leave (visa) has expired.
An “illegal entrant” in the UK can be defined as a person who unlawfully enters or seeks to enter the UK in breach of the immigration laws or seeks to enter the UK by means which include deception by another person.
- 01 October 2010
Learn how to regularise your legal status in the UK
- 22 June 2010