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By Paola Pace and Kristi Severance, Forced Migration Review, 13 January 2016
Failure to employ correct terminology has consequences beyond semantics. More efforts are needed to educate people – especially those whose words are widely disseminated – in the correct use of migration-related terminology. From the January 2016 Forced Migration ReviewCurrent...
By Matthew Donmall, UK Human Rights Blog, 6 January 2016
Two recent Court of Appeal cases, heard together, have considered the legality of the immigration detention of those who are, or possibly are, minors. Such cases involve local authority age assessments, which are to be carried out according to the guidance set out in Merton [2003] EWHC 1689 (Admin...
By Francois Crepeau and Francisco Carrión Mena, UN OHCHR, 17 December 2015
Equality and non-discrimination are the basis of States’ human rights obligations. By upholding these principles, Governments acknowledge that human rights are for all, and that migrants should be treated as equal rights holders. Migrants, have - among other things - the right to health,...
By Alina Müller, Migrants' Rights Network, 7 December 2015
During the Commons debate on the Immigration Bill last week, MPs opposing it made strong appeals to the government's sense of compassion, justice and fair-play. The government remained emphatically unmoved. For anyone following the debate on the Immigration Bill 2015-2016 since its...
By Nick Armstrong, UK Supreme Court Blog, 27 November 2015
This judgment was handed down on 18 November 2015. It concerns pre-entry language tests for immigration applications from abroad (entry clearance). Since November 2010 non-European spouses and partners wishing to join their British or otherwise settled spouses or partners have first had to pass an...
By Lord Dyson, Master of the Rolls, 9 November 2015
LORD DYSON MR THE GLOBALISATION OF LAW PILGRIM FATHERS LECTURE 2015 6 NOVEMBER 2015 (1) Introduction [1] 1. It is a great pleasure to have been asked to give the Pilgrim Fathers Lecture, particularly in a year so rich in anniversaries. This is a most prestigious annual lecture. The previous...
By Sean O'Beirne, UK Supreme Court Blog, 5 November 2015
The Supreme Court considered whether the Secretary of State had acted unlawfully in refusing an application without following her published guidance. Background Mr Mandalia applied to extend his student visa on 7 February 2012. The rules in effect at the time required him to submit a bank...
By Darren Stevenson, McGill & Co, 28 October 2015
The case of Basnet v SSHD is now nearly 4 years old. I know this well, since I represented the appellant, Mr Basnet, at the Upper Tribunal in Edinburgh just a week before the birth of my daughter, who is now almost 4. Since then it is fair to say that a lot has changed. The case of Basnet was...
By Nazmun Ismail, 15 October 2015
Mandalia v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] UKSC 59 The issue of evidential flexibility in immigration cases has been the subject of intense debate and controversy since the Government was given permission to appeal out of time by the Court of Appeal against the decision of the...
By John Kelly, EIN, 9 October 2015
The Immigration Bill 2015-16 arrived on September 17th (PDF here, HTML from here and explanatory notes here). The Bill's own summary says: "A Bill to make provision about the law on immigration and asylum; to make provision about access to services, facilities, licences and work by...
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