Information sheet: Family Migration: sponsoring a partner under the Immigration Rules and the minimum income requirement

This information sheet discusses the requirements in the Immigration Rules for a British national or person with Indefinite Leave to Enter or Remain in the UK to bring their partner to join them in the UK if their partner is from outside the European Economic Area.  It will discuss the impact of the recent decision in the UK Supreme Court in R (MM (Lebanon) and others) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] UKSC 10 which considered the minimum income requirements in the rules.

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31 March 2017

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31 March 2017


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