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Indefinite leave to remain (ILR)

"Indefinite leave to remain is legal permission to stay in the United Kingdom without any time limit. It is a form of settled status and is also known as settlement. Also known as settlement. Synonyms: ILR. ILR is a grant of settlement after entry to a non-EEA national. Many, but not all, immigration applications can lead to indefinite leave to remain eg: Family Migration Visas, Tier 1 (Investor), Tier 1 (Entrepreneur), Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent), Tier 2 (General) subject to the salary requirement, Representative of an Overseas  Business . As opposed to a limited leave to remain - a distinction made in section 3(1) of the Immigration Act 1971. A person who has indefinite leave to remain is settled. However, indefinite leave to remain may be revoked in the circumstances set out in section 76 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002, e.g. if the leave was obtained by deception. Leave without immigration time restrictions so that a person can stay here indefinitely with no conditions attached to his/her leave.  (It lapses if someone stays outside the UK for two years or more)."

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Indefinite leave to remain (ILR)

"Indefinite leave to remain is legal permission to stay in the United Kingdom without any time limit. It is a form of settled status and is also known as settlement. Also known as settlement. Synonyms: ILR. ILR is a grant of settlement after entry to a non-EEA national. Many, but not all, immigration applications can lead to indefinite leave to remain eg: Family Migration Visas, Tier 1 (Investor), Tier 1 (Entrepreneur), Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent), Tier 2 (General) subject to the salary requirement, Representative of an Overseas Business . As opposed to a limited leave to remain - a distinction made in section 3(1) of the Immigration Act 1971. A person who has indefinite leave to remain is settled. However, indefinite leave to remain may be revoked in the circumstances set out in section 76 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002, e.g. if the leave was obtained by deception. Leave without immigration time restrictions so that a person can stay here indefinitely with no conditions attached to his/her leave. (It lapses if someone stays outside the UK for two years or more)."

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