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accession


 – Bulgaria and Romania acceded to the EU on 1 January 2007. Since January 2014, nationals of these countries are able to enter and live in the UK as an EEA national without any immigration restrictions.
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accession


Eight countries (Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, the Slovak Republic and Slovenia) who acceded to the EU on 1 May 2004. Nationals of these countries are able to enter and live in the UK as an EEA national without any immigration restrictions.
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appeals


If someone is subject to an immigration decision they may have a right of appeal, normally to the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (AIT
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application forms


Most initial applications for an extension or variation of leave to remain must be made to the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) on a designated application form. Failure to do so may render the application invalid. Exceptions include EEA applications (for which recommended forms are available) and asylum applicants.
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application registration card


A biometric, smart card issued to those who have claimed asylum, incorporating personal details, fingerprints and employment status.
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asylum


A claim or recognition under the 1951 UN Convention.
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asylum screening unit


An office of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) which receives personal applications from asylum applicants who have entered the UK and carries out fingerprinting, photographing and “screening” interviews which record identity and family details of the applicant, the route taken to the UK and the documentation used.
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certificate of entitlement


A document showing that a Commonwealth Citizen has the right of abode in the UK. Normally takes the form of a sticker placed in a passport.
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citizenship ceremony


An event celebrating the award of nationality to new citizens.
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civil penalty


A financial penalty of up to £10,000 for employing  a person aged 16 or over who is subject to immigration control and who has no permission to work in the UK, or who is working in breach of their conditions of stay in the UK.
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