Immigration applications: Article 8 (private life and long residence)

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This web page is only an introduction and does not cover all the issues. For more detailed information, download the full fact sheet at the side and bottom of this page.

This page explains immigration status on the basis of the right to respect for private life under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. You can also read our fact sheets on Article 8 and the right to family life.

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