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Joining after reciept of EU pre-settled status...

Am attempting to encourages Mrs. Chuggafugga to give the AR a bash as she might enjoy it potentially, she's now been granted pre-settled status after arriving here in Jan on EEA family permit, wondering IF however she can join with that pre-settled status and what her options are and what I can tell her she can benefit from, a bit about Mrs. Chuggafugga

a) Just finished PhD, awaiting final certification
b) 2 x Bachelors and 2 x Masters
c) Specialises in English language and Education
d) Berkshire based
e) Reasonably fit and a complete clean bill of health, would fly past a medical
f) Well motivated
g) Can drive but doesn't have current UK license, is using IDP
h) Since it's been lockdown hasn't really had a chance to make any serious friends

My concern is obviously she's a foreign national and not EU,

She's a bit hesistant but I said the least she could do was give it a go and see how it was, obviously she can leave at any time.
 
The rules changed quite a few years ago; basically to enlist in the Army Reserve, Commonwealth citizens had to have Indefinite Leave to Remain. Settled Status is the equivalent for EU citizens and EEA dependents. It is always worth double-checking, but I don't remember the rules changing recently.
 
Am attempting to encourages Mrs. Chuggafugga to give the AR a bash as she might enjoy it potentially, she's now been granted pre-settled status after arriving here in Jan on EEA family permit, wondering IF however she can join with that pre-settled status and what her options are and what I can tell her she can benefit from, a bit about Mrs. Chuggafugga

a) Just finished PhD, awaiting final certification
b) 2 x Bachelors and 2 x Masters
c) Specialises in English language and Education
d) Berkshire based
e) Reasonably fit and a complete clean bill of health, would fly past a medical
f) Well motivated
g) Can drive but doesn't have current UK license, is using IDP
h) Since it's been lockdown hasn't really had a chance to make any serious friends

My concern is obviously she's a foreign national and not EU,

She's a bit hesistant but I said the least she could do was give it a go and see how it was, obviously she can leave at any time.

Reading this the Defence Centre for Languages and Culture springs to mind. It’s at Shrivenham (Oxfordshire), just one county over from Berkshire. I don’t know if there is any opportunities for reservists, but it’s worth asking about.

Intelligence Analyst is available across all three services as a reservist.

77 Bde, based in Hermitage.

Obviously it’s her choice and she might want to challenge herself in other ways, but if she has skills and attributes the Armed Forces desire her status won’t be an issue.
 

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Reading this the Defence Centre for Languages and Culture springs to mind. It’s at Shrivenham (Oxfordshire), just one county over from Berkshire. I don’t know if there is any opportunities for reservists, but it’s worth asking about.

Intelligence Analyst is available across all three services as a reservist.

77 Bde, based in Hermitage.

Obviously it’s her choice and she might want to challenge herself in other ways, but if she has skills and attributes the Armed Forces desire her status won’t be an issue.

Int Corps might be a vetting issue, but don't ask don't get.

77 Bde probably fewer issues.
 
Int Corps might be a vetting issue, but don't ask don't get.

77 Bde probably fewer issues.

Vetting is only an issue if she is a little bit dodgy, if that were the case any role would be an issue.
 
Just for info/context really - I take it you are a EU citizen and you've been together on the EU equivalent of a Spouse Visa or completed Indefinite Leave to Remain equivalency, now settled in the UK before Brexit and that has translated over to 'Pre-Settled Status'?

How do you get 'Settled Status' after that and does that automatically become ILR after xxx time?
 

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Vetting is only an issue if she is a little bit dodgy, if that were the case any role would be an issue.

The issues that I've experienced have not been the individual, the've been with either relatives or lack of traceability if a significant proportion of time or family are not UK or five eyes based.
 
Just for info/context really - I take it you are a EU citizen and you've been together on the EU equivalent of a Spouse Visa or completed Indefinite Leave to Remain equivalency, now settled in the UK before Brexit and that has translated over to 'Pre-Settled Status'?

How do you get 'Settled Status' after that and does that automatically become ILR after xxx time?

Settled Status is the equivalent of ILR for EU citizens and EEA dependents; Mrs H_M held ILR briefly because she was in neither of those categories - she is now a (naturalised) British Citizen.
 
Settled Status is the equivalent of ILR for EU citizens and EEA dependents; Mrs H_M held ILR briefly because she was in neither of those categories - she is now a (naturalised) British Citizen.
I only ask as the missus is just about to get ILR after 5 years worth of Spouse Visas.

She passed the 'Life in the UK' test earlier this week, the next English test week after next then the usual form filling exercise again and give them lots of money.

Both of us are flummoxed how people that don't seem to have a reasonable grasp of English seem to get ILR - the test wasn't hard, but you needed to study the course content and do the practice tests - we can only assume there's plenty of 'help', fraud and cheating for some communities.
 
I only ask as the missus is just about to get ILR after 5 years worth of Spouse Visas.

She passed the 'Life in the UK' test earlier this week, the next English test week after next then the usual form filling exercise again and give them lots of money.

Both of us are flummoxed how people that don't seem to have a reasonable grasp of English seem to get ILR - the test wasn't hard, but you needed to study the course content and do the practice tests - we can only assume there's plenty of 'help', fraud and cheating for some communities.

I couldn't possibly comment...
 

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