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HOME AFFAIRS – STRANDED RUSSIANS [150950] - 31 March 2022

HOME AFFAIRS – STRANDED RUSSIANS [150950] - 31 March 2022

Dr Julian Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her policy is on (a) extending the visa expiry dates and (b) offering other measures of relief to Russian (i) Tier 5 unpaid charity volunteers, (ii) students at UK universities whose courses are coming to an end and (iii) other citizens stranded in the UK as a result of sanctions imposed following the Russian invasion of Ukraine; and if she will make a statement.  [150950]

[Due for Answer on 19 April]


The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (Kevin Foster): Someone subject to immigration control who is legally present in the UK is expected to leave the UK before the expiry of their current permission, or to make an in-time application for permission to stay on a route for which they meet the requirements.