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28 May 2012: Women for Refugee Women release new report, Refused, on the experiences of women who have been denied asylum in the UK
22 May 2012: Medical Justice says victims of torture are routinely being held in immigration detention centres in breach of the government's own rules
22 May 2012: ECJ press release following the judgment in PI v Oberbürgermeisterin der Stadt Remscheid: a "particularly serious crime" may justify deporting an EU citizen, even if that person has lived for more than ten years in the host Member State
15 May 2012: UNHCR has published a comparative study of how jurisprudence has developed in the last decade in relation to the interpretation of Convention Ground "Particular Social Group":  The 'Ground with the Least Clarity': A Comparative Study of Jurisprudential Developments relating to...
11 May 2012: House of Commons Library report providing an overview of the Government's immigration and asylum policy priorities, and the progress it has made so far in implementing them
10 May 2012: A clause in the Crime and Courts Bill, published on 10 May 2012, will remove the full right of appeal for those applying to enter the UK as a family visitor. Subject to Parliamentary approval and Royal Assent, this change is expected to come into force by 2014. Refused applicants will still be able to...
7 May 2012: Rights groups appeal as EU begins negotiations on legislation regarding how asylum-seekers are received by Member States
2 May 2012: The guidelines are aimed principally at immigration practitioners who work with children and young people subject to immigration control and represent their interests.
1 May 2012: MOJ announces that the new Legal Aid Act has today been given Royal Assent
26 April 2012: EC has given the UK two months to comply with rules on free movement of EU citizens or face a court case
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Best Practice Guide to Asylum and Human Rights Appeals, 2018 Edition
The current electronic version of the BPG by Mark Henderson, Rowena Moffatt and Alison Pickup freely available on EIN

Best Practice Guide to Asylum and Human Rights Appeals, 2003 Edition
The original 2003 version of the BPG by Mark Henderson [PDF file, 3.16MB]

The financial (minimum income) requirement for partner visas
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ILPA + EIN Directory of experts
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