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Immigration

Question for Home Office

UIN 65926, tabled on 29 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people who originally came to the UK on a study visa were granted (a) limited leave to remain and (b) settlement after applying under the 10-year long-term residency rule in each of the last five years.

Answered on

7 July 2020

The Home Office publishes data on grants of settlement, by initial visa category, in the annual ‘Migrant Journey’ (https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/migrant-journey-2019-report) release.

Data on grants of settlement in 2019 for those who originally entered the UK on a study visa are published in table MJ_D02 of the Migrant Journey detailed datasets (https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/migrant-journey-2019-report). The latest data relate to the year 2019.

The Home Office also publishes data on grants of settlement and grants of limited leave to remain (extensions) in the ‘Immigration Statistics Quarterly Release’ (https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release).

Data on grants of settlement under the long-term residency rules are published in table se_03 of the settlement data tables (https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/managed-migration-datasets). The latest data relate to the year 2018. It is not possible to identify the original route of entry from these data.

Data on grants of limited leave to remain are published in the Extensions detailed dataset (https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/managed-migration-datasets). It is not possible to identify the original route of entry, or whether applications were made under the long-term residency rule, from these data.

Information on how to use the datasets can be found in the ‘Notes’ page of the workbooks.

Information on future Home Office statistical release dates can be found in the ‘Research and statistics calendar’ (https://www.gov.uk/search/research-and-statistics?keywords=immigration&content_store_document_type=upcoming_statistics&organisations%5B%5D=home-office&order=relevance).

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