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IMMIGRATION GLOSSARY

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Landing card

A landing card is a form completed by all passengers subject to immigration control, which is given ...

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Leave to enter

"Permission given by immigration officials at the port of entry to enter the UK in accordance with a...

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Leave to enter/remain

Leave to enter is granted to applicant applying to enter the UK from overseas.  Leave to remain is g...

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Leave to Remain

Leave to remain is permission to stay in the UK either temporarily (limited leave to remain) or perm...

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Legal aid

Government funding that can help people meet the costs of legal services they require if they are el...

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Legal representative

Legal representative is a barrister or a solicitor, solicitor's employee or other authorised person ...

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LFS

Quarterly survey of households in Britain. See our data sources and limitations page for a detailed ...

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Licensed sponsor

"An institution (education or employer) who is registered with the Home Office and has a licence to ...

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Life in the UK test

A multiple-choice exam that migrants wishing to settle or naturalise in the UK can take to demonstra...

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Limited leave

Leave to enter or remain in the UK for a specific amount of time. Conditions may be attached to your...

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Limited leave to Enter/Remain

Leave to enter or remain for a limited, set period only

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Limited Leave to Remain

Permission to stay in the United Kingdom temporarily, for a length of time stated on the visa.

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LOCKBOX

A lockbox is a central filing location that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) uses t...

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LTIM

Long Term International Migration: the official government statistics on migration to and from the U...

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