22 March 2018
The British government has suspended an important scheme for Turkish citizens seeking indefinite leave to remain in the UK
- The Ankara Agreement had previously provided a route to permanent residence for Turkish nationals who set-up businesses in the UK
- Applications for indefinite leave to remain have now been suspended following a ruling by the courts
- The British government has failed to clarify the situation, leaving the future of a significant number of the community in limbo
The British government has indicated that it will no-longer accept indefinite leave to remain (ILR) applications from Turkish nationals under the provisions of the Turkish Economic Community Association Agreement (ECAA), otherwise known as the ‘Ankara Agreement’…
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