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By Latitude Law, 8 December 2017
On 7 December 2017 a Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules was published outlining a number of amendments which will (in the main) take effect in the New Year. The full Statement of Changes and Explanatory Memorandum can be viewed here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/statement-of-...
By Ben Amunwa, Law mostly, 6 December 2017
This Court of Appeal judgment affects thousands of international students accused of cheating in English language tests. While it strengthens the right to challenge the Home Office, the fallout is likely to be long-lasting and complicated. Out of country appeals are not an appropriate remedy for...
By Farhan Farani, Farani Taylor Solicitors, 5 December 2017
By a unanimous decision, the Court of Appeal has allowed the appeal in Ahsan v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 2009. The background to the four appeals before the court can be summarised, in bare outline, as follows. The Immigration Rules require applicants for leave...
By Latitude Law, 16 November 2017
Recent weeks have seen three important court decisions concerning the rights of EU migrants; Khan v SSHD, which deals with rights of appeal, Toufik Lounes v SSHD which considers the rights of EU nationals following naturalisation in the UK, and SSWP v Gubeladze, which looks at the legality of the...
By Stathis Poularakis, Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet), 8 November 2017
The inability – or unwillingness as some would say – to manage the large refugee/migrant population arriving in Europe, has brought the subject of protecting only “genuine” refugees and the aversion of irregular migration at the heart of public discourse. At the same time,...
By Nils Muižnieks, 26 October 2017
Many refugees have to leave family members behind when they flee their homes. This adds more hardship to the trauma of exile. Once they have found safety in Europe, being reunited with their family members is often the first priority of refugees. It takes little imagination to realise how horrible...
By Danielle Cohen, 23 October 2017
On 20th July 2017 the Home Office published changes to the Immigration Rules intended to give effect to the findings made by the Supreme Court in MM (Lebanon and others v SSHD) [2017] UKSC 10 on the minimum income requirement. The new Rules came into effect on 10th August 2017 coinciding with the...
By Ben Amunwa, Law mostly, 12 October 2017
Did you know that the Immigration Tribunal can decide on disciplinary charges against rogue legal advisors? (Me neither). But a recent case sheds light on the Tribunal's powers to disagree with the regulator and decide the matter for itself. This case is about the Immigration Tribunal's...
By Volker Türk, UNHCR, 5 October 2017
Statement to the 68th Session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme Madam Chairperson, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen, Many thanks for inviting me to introduce the protection segment of the Executive Committee. As always, the Note on International...
By Latitude Law, 25 September 2017
Politicians repeatedly say that the UK is open for business, but for those trying to navigate the complicated and opaque business immigration rules, the UK can feel like a closed shop. In this blog, we consider the different categories of business visa and offer a guide to which option might best...
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