Rule 297(v) (as amended) requires that the parent, whom the child is joining, must himself maintain the child: ‘Third party support by relatives or otherwise cannot satisfy the rule’
The Hon Mr Justice Hodge (President)
 UKAIT 00105,  Imm AR 328,  INLR 1
England and Wales
Cited – Mahad (Previously referred to as AM) (Ethiopia) v Entry Clearance Officer SC 16-Dec-2009
The claimants each sought entry to be with members of their family already settled here. The Court was asked whether the new Immigration Rules imposed a requirement which permitted third party support by someone other than the nominated sponsor.
Updated: 19 November 2021; Ref: scu.226003