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By Kerry Smith, 25 June 2019
Even when a divorce is amicable, unravelling a marriage can be a complicated process. When one of the parties has immigrated to the UK, there can be the added challenge of resolving their immigration status. Below, K J Smith Solicitors discusses how Immigration and Divorce is becoming more...
By Samir Pasha and Naga Kandiah, 12 June 2019
What is an example of an individual contributing beyond expectations to a country? Perhaps a PhD at the prestigious Oxford University? A recent Home Office decision shows that may not be enough. The UK Home Office has in facto put in place a policy to 'refuse first, review after'. An on-...
By Maya Pritchard, Asylos, 2 June 2019
Asylos and ARC Foundation are pleased to announce the publication of their joint report "Albania: Trafficked Boys and Young Men". The report addresses a critical gap in country of origin information (COI) in the UK refugee status determination procedure. It combines relevant and timely...
By Chrissie Gale, Jennifer Davidson & Nigel Cantwell, via The Conversation, 27 May 2019
"At 3am we were forced to leave the bus station. We were caught by the police. They asked if we had passports. We said no, we are from Afghanistan, please help us – the police drove away." Afghani refugee, 15, on meeting police in Paris. Abed – not his real name – had...
By Gabriella Bettiga, 13 May 2019
A set of new immigration rules applicable to European nationals – Appendix EU – has been updated on 30th March 2019 to include rules applicable to family members of British citizens who have lived in another EEA country and wish to return to the UK. British citizen who move in another...
By Fletcher Day, 1 May 2019
At this point in time, it is arguably more reasonable than ever to work on the basis of "hope for the best, prepare for the worst", which, in this context, means, hope for a soft Brexit but prepare for the increasing likelihood (although not inevitability) of a hard Brexit. In retail...
By Asad Ali Khan, 25 April 2019
Balajigari v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] EWCA Civ 673 (16 April 2019) In a complex judgment, the Court of Appeal has held that the ongoing use of paragraph 322(5) of the Immigration Rules in the cases of highly skilled Tier 1 (General) migrants (T1GMs) is "legally flawed...
By Asad Ali Khan, 8 April 2019
SM (Enfant place sous kafala algerienne) (Citizenship of the European Union – "Direct descendant" – Judgment) (C-129/18, EU:C:2019:248) The CJEU has confirmed AG Campos Sánchez-Bordona's opinion that a child in the guardianship of an EU citizen under the kafala system in...
By Egle Dagilyte, via The Conversation, 30 March 2019
Amid the ongoing Brexit stalemate, the Home Office is pushing ahead with its plan for EU citizens living in the UK to register for a new "settled status". It has launched a new nationwide marketing campaign to encourage them to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme before its full roll-out...
By Natasha Tsangarides, Senior Policy Advisor, Freedom from Torture, 27 March 2019
Balla, a teacher in Gambia, was brutally tortured as part of a government opposition crackdown, and fled to the UK. Without explanation, he was driven in a van for hours, only to find himself in another kind of prison cell. "I was tortured physically back home, but in immigration detention, I...
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