We hope you find this glossary useful as a basic guide to terms used within this website. If you would like us to add any words or terms, please let us know. Migration is a rapidly changing field, so the information in the glossary may go out of date at any time. The definitions are not legal definitions, and they do not constitute legal advice. If you have a legal problem, you should consult a qualified legal adviser.
|Limited leave to remain|
|Temporary permission to stay in the UK. This usually lasts between 2 and 5 years and may have restrictions attached, such as permission to work or claim benefits.|
[Also known as: temporary permission.]
Page last updated:12 March 2014
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