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24 November 2011: Council of the European Union approves amendments to the asylum qualification directive
23 November 2011: Immigration minister announces that controls to restrict Bulgarian and Romanian workers will be extended until the end of 2013
22 November 2011: Human rights comment from the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights: "the right of the individual to leave his or her country is an established human right"
16 November 2011: New Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report recommends an increase in the minimum income threshold for sponsoring spouses/partners
14 November 2011: Home Office announces changes to the Tier 2 shortage occupation list
9 November 2011: Full text of Justice of The Supreme Court Lord Walker's Thomas More Lecture on Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights
7 November 2011: Changes to the Immigration Rules have been laid in Parliament today to reinstate a minimum marriage visa age of 18
7 November 2011: EIN is taking advantage of the Open Government License to bring members new look legislation.
4 November 2011: Article by Liberty on the controversy surrounding Article 8 – the right to respect for private and family life
4 November 2011: A new Home Affairs Committee report outlines continued concerns over the work of the UKBA
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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
House of Commons Library report on the minimum income threshold in the Immigration Rules, November 2017

ILPA + EIN Directory of experts
The ILPA Directory of Experts on Countries of Origin on the EIN public site

Case Management Review Hearings Template
Free PDF format pro forma template provided by HJT Training


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