The vast majority of family
visas – 77% – were granted to the partners/spouses of British citizens or
settled migrants. The largest number of grants is to Pakistani and Indian
applicants. Some family migrants are more permanent than others – data suggests
that the majority of people who enter on partner visas from the Indian
Subcontinent have gained settlement after five years, compared to Australians
and Americans who have far lower levels of settlement.
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