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I came to the UK with a student visa but just before I

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Hello there, I came to the UK with a student visa but just before I finished my degree I applied for asylum because something was going on in my country. I got a rejection but I now have a job and my company is offering to sponsor me. I have asked Home Office if that’s possible but they said they can’t give legal advice. Will it be possible for my company to sponsor me?
JA: Where do you currently reside? Have you already taken steps to apply for asylum?
Customer: applied and rejected. London
JA: Have you already spoken with a lawyer about asylum?
Customer: not yet
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: i cant think of anything else atm
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  LawyerAk replied 12 days ago.
Good
Expert:  LawyerAk replied 12 days ago.

evening I am Lawyer Ak and I will be assisting you today.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Good evening
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Not really
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Hello
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Are you still there?
Expert:  LawyerAk replied 12 days ago.
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Expert:  LawyerAk replied 12 days ago.
Unfortunately as you have been refused asylum you cannot switch to the skilled work visa you would need to apply from your home country.
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Thank you
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
If I had gotten a job before my student visa expired, would I still
have had to return to my home country and then applied for a skilled work visa?
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Hello
Expert:  LawyerAk replied 11 days ago.
you would have still been required to return home to apply as it’s asylum.
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
The question was not about asylum. It’s about the skilled work visa. If you get a job before your student visa expires, will still have to go back to your home country to apply for a skilled work visa, then come back and start the job?
Expert:  LawyerAk replied 11 days ago.

I hope this answers your question and please do let me know if you require further clarification.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
No it didn’t. I posted another question
“The question was not about asylum. It’s about the skilled work visa. If you get a job before your student visa expires, will still have to go back to your home country to apply for a skilled work visa, then come back and start the job?”
Expert:  LawyerAk replied 10 days ago.
If you are on the student visa and visa had not been curtailed due to asylum application as you mentioned you got refused then you can apply from inside the U.K.
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Thank you for answering
Expert:  LawyerAk replied 8 days ago.
Kind regards.