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By Charlotte Gilmartin, UK Human Rights Blog, 3 January 2018
R (On the Application of Gureckis) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWHC 3298 (Admin) Recent years have seen a significant increase in the number of people sleeping on the streets in Greater London — the figure has more than doubled since 2017. [1] This includes people of...
By Jennifer Allsopp, Andrew Burridge, Melanie Griffiths, Nick Gill, Rebecca Rotter via The Conversation, 19 December 2017
New evidence suggests that where an asylum seeker ends up in Britain could have a significant impact on the likelihood that they are granted refugee protection, regardless of whether their life is in danger. From an Afghan child fleeing forced recruitment into the Taliban, to a Ugandan lesbian...
By Amaka Nnamani, Augustus Chambers, 18 December 2017
In February 2017, the Supreme Court (SC) handed down the long awaited judgement in MM (Lebanon) and others v SSHD [2017] UKSC 10. The SC concluded that the minimum income requirement (MIR) was acceptable in principle but the Rules and the Instructions which underpin the decision making unlawfully...
By Latitude Law, 8 December 2017
On 7 December 2017 a Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules was published outlining a number of amendments which will (in the main) take effect in the New Year. The full Statement of Changes and Explanatory Memorandum can be viewed here:
By Ben Amunwa, Law mostly, 6 December 2017
This Court of Appeal judgment affects thousands of international students accused of cheating in English language tests. While it strengthens the right to challenge the Home Office, the fallout is likely to be long-lasting and complicated. Out of country appeals are not an appropriate remedy for...
By Farhan Farani, Farani Taylor Solicitors, 5 December 2017
By a unanimous decision, the Court of Appeal has allowed the appeal in Ahsan v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 2009. The background to the four appeals before the court can be summarised, in bare outline, as follows. The Immigration Rules require applicants for leave...
By Latitude Law, 16 November 2017
Recent weeks have seen three important court decisions concerning the rights of EU migrants; Khan v SSHD, which deals with rights of appeal, Toufik Lounes v SSHD which considers the rights of EU nationals following naturalisation in the UK, and SSWP v Gubeladze, which looks at the legality of the...
By Stathis Poularakis, Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet), 8 November 2017
The inability – or unwillingness as some would say – to manage the large refugee/migrant population arriving in Europe, has brought the subject of protecting only “genuine” refugees and the aversion of irregular migration at the heart of public discourse. At the same time,...
By Nils Muižnieks, 26 October 2017
Many refugees have to leave family members behind when they flee their homes. This adds more hardship to the trauma of exile. Once they have found safety in Europe, being reunited with their family members is often the first priority of refugees. It takes little imagination to realise how horrible...
By Danielle Cohen, 23 October 2017
On 20th July 2017 the Home Office published changes to the Immigration Rules intended to give effect to the findings made by the Supreme Court in MM (Lebanon and others v SSHD) [2017] UKSC 10 on the minimum income requirement. The new Rules came into effect on 10th August 2017 coinciding with the...
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