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Can a mother of british children apply to settle in the uk?

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can a mother of british children apply to settle in the uk?
JA: What steps have been taken? Has any paperwork been filed with the UK government?
Customer: the children have obtained their british passport fromn the father who is a british citizen
JA: Has the father talked to a lawyer about this?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no

Hi How can I help?

I will read your question and respond

Which country is the mother and what is her current visa status if in the UK?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
mother is from Kenya
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i did not know the call was chargeable
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am willing to pay £ 44 for this call.

You can ignore the phone call it is automated. We can however continue to text

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
plse respond on here, as i do not wish to pay that much for the call

Sure

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I believe this is a mistake

Is your mother in Kenya or in the UK?

Is she still in Kenya or in the UK?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
you have charged me 48 pounds for what, my initial understanding was to an answer within the £ 5
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the children and mother are in kenya, however the children have british passports

You would need to apply for a Spouse visa for your wife and to come join you and your British children in the UK. I will set out the requirements for Spouse visa

In order to qualify for a UK Spouse visa you will need to satisfy UK Visas and Immigration that you meet the following requirements:

  • Your partner is British or holds Indefinite Leave to Remain;
  • You are both over the age of 18;
  • You have met in person and are legally married;
  • Your relationship is genuine and you intend to live together permanently;
  • Any previous relationships have broken down permanently;
  • You will be adequately maintained in the UK without recourse to public funds;
  • There is adequate accommodation for you and any dependents;
  • You speak and understand English to the required level - A1 Listening and Speaking IELTS Life Skills
  • TB Certificate

In order to demonstrate that you can be adequately maintained in the UK without recourse to public funds, you will need to satisfy a financial requirement.

The financial requirement for a UK Spouse visa application states that you will need to demonstrate that your Spouse (or both of you jointly if you are in the UK with valid leave to remain) has a gross annual income of at least:

  • £18,600
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have an active previous relatioship in the UK

Are you the father of your children? Are you married with your wife in Kenya?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i am the father and married to the mother of the children in kenya, however, i have another wife and children in the UK

You must be divorced with your wife in the UK, in order to sponsor your wife in Kenya.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
is there way the kenyan children can sponsor their mother?

How old are the children?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
7, 5 and 4 years

This would not be possible.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok

Thank you for your question today

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thank you for your asnwers

Most welcome