On 20 July 2017, the UK government published a Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules, made in order to comply with the Supreme Court judgment in MM (Lebanon) & Others, which ruled that the Home Office must take into account alternative sources of funding when deciding whether to grant entry clearance or leave to remain as a partner or child under the family Immigration Rules in Appendix FM.
The changes will take effect on Thursday 10 August 2017 and will apply to all decisions taken on and after that date, regardless of when the application was made.
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