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17 May 2011: The House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts has published a report examining the management of the work routes of the Points Based System.
11 May 2011: European Court of Human Rights to consider France's refusal to grant asylum to a man from Darfur and the risks facing him if he is returned to Sudan
10 May 2011: The Guardian says that a leaked Home Office memo outlines controversial plans to scrap the right of appeal for relatives of British nationals who are refused visit visas.
2 May 2011: The Guardian reports that ministers have admitted they are failing to collect data on the number of people who claim or are refused asylum on the basis of their sexuality.
21 April 2011: Changes have come into effect today affecting Tier 4 - the student tier - of the points-based system
15 April 2011: News media report that David Cameron's recent speech on immigration has triggered the biggest coalition rift to date. Read the full speech here.
6 April 2011: The Financial Times reports that the first month's allocation of visas for non-EU workers has been "dramatically undersubscribed".
17 October 2006: Minutes of the 9th EIN Annual General Meeting 
06 April 2011: New immigration fees in place and Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules HC 863 takes effect today.
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Best Practice Guide to Asylum and Human Rights Appeals, 2018 Edition
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