Ahmed, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWHC 2855 (Admin)
Immigration – Leave to remain – Guidance – Confirmation of Studies
Reliance upon only ‘virtual’ confirmation of studies was a lawful policy relied upon by the Defendant when considering applications for leave to remain.
2 November 2011
(1) The Claimant, a national of Pakistan, challenged the Defendant’s decision to refuse the Claimant’s application for leave to remain in the UK as a Tier 4 student migrant. The Defendant’s decision was based on the failure of the Claimant to provide a Confirmation for Acceptance of Studies, which the guidance stated should be provided in a ‘virtual form’ by way of a reference number, rather than as document.
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