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Home Office emails migrants for information

01 February 2017

It has come to our attention that the Home Office is emailing migrants whose leave is due to expire within a few weeks and inviting them to provide the following information:

  • Whether they are in the UK
  • Whether they have submitted a further application
  • Whether their status is incorrect

Please ensure that, if you or your staff provide information to the Home Office in response to this kind of email, the information they provide is consistent with their immigration status as reflected in the information given in their visa applications and on the Sponsor Management System, if applicable. Please be aware that the Home Office might interpret a notification from a migrant that they are outside the UK as notification of the termination of their sponsorship, whilst the migrant might simply be on a business trip or on holiday.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Andrew Osborne or the immigration team member you work with.

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