Intermediate: General grounds for refusal: 2 CPD

About this course

This course was last updated in February 2022.

Explore the general grounds for refusal for entry clearance, leave to enter, leave to remain and the arguments that might be deployed where a risk of refusal is detected prior to application or where the issue is dealt with in a legal challenge.

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Modules within this course

  1. Structure of the general grounds

    Introduction to the structure of the general grounds for refusal.

  2. Criminality, character and deception

    Mandatory and discretionary grounds for refusal related to criminality, character and deception.

  3. Other grounds for refusal

    Grounds for refusal related to contriving to frustrate the immigration rules, prior breaches of the immigration rules, NHS debt and Home office litigation debt.