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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...
By Emma Carmel via The Conversation, 12 September 2017
The UK government has an in-tray piled high with tricky policy issues related to Brexit. Among the trickiest is how Britain’s rickety and complicated immigration system will manage the wholesale transformation of immigration status for millions of current and future residents. The leak of a...
By Ben Amunwa, Law mostly, 30 August 2017
The Court of Appeal has dismissed a challenge to the Upper Tribunal's application of the 'integration test' in the case of AS v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 1284. Background Judges use the integration test to decide whether a person who is to be removed (...
By Ben Amunwa, Law mostly, 15 August 2017
Claimants and Defendants in judicial review claims should be familiar with this new Court guide or they could face adverse costs consequences. In this post, Law mostly gives you a comparative analysis of the key changes from last year's guide. The Administrative Court has issued updated...
By Latitude Law, 31 July 2017
Following the decision in MM (Lebanon) & Others v SSHD [2017] UKSC 10, new Immigration Rules have been drafted to explain what sources of income can be used by a family wanting to live together in the UK. Those rules are not straightforward, with some details which may still catch out a visa...
By Jonathan Metzer, UK Human Rights Blog, 13 July 2017
R (Kiarie) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; R (Byndloss) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] UKSC 42: The Government's flagship scheme to deport foreign criminals first and hear their appeals later was ruled by the Supreme Court to be incompatible with the...
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