NAYOUNG KANG

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To: Nayoung Kang
You have sought leave to enter the UK as a visitor for six weeks.

You left the UK on 17/2/2019, the date that your leave to remain in the UK expired. You admitted that you specifically did this so that you would not be illegally present in the UK and planned to return to the UK today, 19/2/2019, to obtain further leave as a visitor.
You stated that you are returning to the UK in order to exhibit your work at an exhibition in London on 1/3/2019 and also pack your belongings for return to Korea. However you knew in December 2018 that your leave would have expired two weeks before the exhibition. I consider that six week to pack your belongings is an unreasonable long time.

You have been resident in the UK almost continuously since 2011, only leaving for a period between the end of 2016 and March 2017. I consider this as evidence that you have made the United Kingdom your main home. Furthermore you stated that your boyfriend is currently studying the UK. You stated that you have not made any money from your art work and worked part time in a cafe to support yourself, as well as receiving funds from your parents. Although your leave to remain in the UK expired on 17/2/2019 you have not made any applications for employment in Korea.

In view of the above I am not satisfied that you are a genuine visitor as required by paragraph V4.2 of Appendix V: Immigration Rules for Visitors. You are therefore refused entry to the UK.

You have not sought entry under any other provisions under the immigration rules.
I therefore refuse you leave to enter the United Kingdom.