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By Gary McIndoe, Latitude Law, 28 June 2013
The conference opened with a short but emotional speech from Alejandro Mayorkis, Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). What struck me immediately was the warmth with which Director Mayorkis was welcomed and perceived by a room full of immigration lawyers. The son of refugees...
By Adam Wagner, UK Human Rights Blog, 12 June 2013
12 June 2013 may go down in legal history. For it was the first time a national newspaper's main headline was about the launch of a legal textbook. In a paradoxical explosion of free publicity for said book, the Daily Express reported that a new online guide to European asylum and immigration has...
By Awale Olad, Migrants' Rights Network, 3 June 2013
The Conservative Party finds itself in a never-ending brawl on a number of issues, in particular Europe and equal marriage. But one thing is clear: David Cameron has so far been unwilling to fight on immigration. He's happy for his Tory backbenchers to lead on the direction of policy making....
By Sarah Pinder, Free Movement, 28 May 2013
Last month saw the advent of a very useful decision from the High Court concerning the lack of provision in the Immigration Rules to allow migrants in the Points-Based System to switch whilst in-country into a PBS dependent category: Zhang, R (on the application of) v SSHD [2013] EWHC 891 (Admin)....
By Jim Duffy, UK Human Rights Blog, 17 May 2013
Last night, lawyers, academics, NGOs and even the President of the Supreme Court gathered in a basement conference room in central London. Their purpose was to discuss the UK "without Convention Rights", a possible future that some might view as post-apocalyptic, and others as utopia....
By Awale Olad, Migrants' Rights Network, 7 May 2013
The aftermath of the UKIP surge in the polls in the local elections has led to a lot of soul searching in mainstream politics. To the detriment of the Conservative Party whilst also hacking away at both the support of the Labour and Liberal Democrats parties, UKIP emerged as the third most popular...
By Mark Elliott, UK Human Rights Blog, 23 April 2013
The Ministry of Justice has released its response to the comments generated by the consultation paper on judicial review that was published in December. Unsurprisingly, the Government has signalled that it intends to press ahead with most of the proposals upon which it consulted. In particular, it...
By Freedom from Torture, 18 April 2013
Survivors Speak OUT (SSO), the only torture survivor activist network in the UK, has responded to the current Home Affairs Select Committee Inquiry into Asylum with a submission of evidence, drawing on members' first-hand experience of the UK asylum system and suggesting targeted recommendations...
By Iain Palmer, Free Movement, 4 April 2013
Two Statements of Changes to bring to your attention, HC1038 and HC1039. On Monday 1 April 2013, HC1038 came into effect and can be viewed here. Far weightier are the changes contained in HC1039 which will be brought into force on Saturday 6 April 2013 HC1039. These can be viewed here. HC1038 This...
By Awale Olad, Migrants' Rights Network, 18 March 2013
Only a small fraction of what parliamentarians discuss in parliament is reported in the national press - particularly when public attention and debate has been so focused on the numbers of immigrants coming to the UK and the government’s controversial programme aimed at reducing net...
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