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By Rosalind English, UK Human Rights Blog, 5 February 2013
Izuazu (Article 8 – new rules) Nigeria [2013] UKUT 00045 (IAC) The Upper Tribunal has concluded that new Immigration Rules do not adequately reflect the Secretary of State's obligations under Article 8 of the ECHR. This is the second determination of the "fit" between the...
By Colin Yeo, Free Movement, 17 January 2013
The decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union in Zambrano requires a lot of explaining. The process of seeking to understand its impact will continue for some time at an EU level and domestically. In Harrison (Jamaica) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 1736...
By Adam Wagner, UK Human Rights Blog, 6 January 2013
In a wide-ranging interview with the Sunday Telegraph, the Prime Minister has previewed a new 'deport first, appeal second' approach to deportation cases: … in specific response to the never-ending Abu Qatada case, and vexatious use of the European Convention on Human Rights, the PM...
By Don Flynn, Migrants' Rights Network, 3 December 2012
Migrant community organisations have often found it difficult to get a fair hearing from mainstream British civil society. Because of this the law has had to do a lot of the heavy lifting. In this important new account of the legal fight for migrant rights, Frances Webber explains why the critical...
By Adam Wagner, UK Human Rights Blog, 19 November 2012
The Prime Minister is to "get a grip" on people forcing unnecessary delays to Government policy by cracking down on the "massive growth industry" of Judicial Review. David Cameron told business leaders today: "When this country was at war in the 40s, Whitehall underwent a revolution. …...
By Colin Yeo, Free Movement, 14 November 2012
After seeing the Strasbourg case of Singh v Belgium (33210/11) highlighted here on Free Movement, Balkrishna Gurung of Howe + Co Solicitors (with assistance from David Saldanha) has commissioned a translation and offered to share it with blog readers. Many thanks! The key paragraphs concerning the...
By Colin Yeo, Free Movement, 14 November 2012
The President of the Queens Bench Division, Sir John Thomas, has issued a dire warning to solicitors applying for last minute judicial reviews and injunctions in immigration cases. The comments come in the case of R (on the application of Hamid) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012]...
By Rosalind English, UK Human Rights Blog, 8 November 2012
MF (Article 8 – new rules) Nigeria [2012] UKUT 00393 (IAC) This tribunal decision is the first to tackle the so-called "codification" of Article 8 considerations in immigration law (see Adam's post on the Home Office's proposals earlier this year). Before the new immigration...
By Ed Mynott, 26 October 2012
It is 20 months since the Court of Justice of the European Union issued its judgement in the case of Ruiz Zambrano. At the heart of that judgment was the principle that: "45...Article 20 TFEU [Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union] is to be interpreted as meaning that it precludes a...
By Colin Yeo, Free Movement, 26 October 2012
On Tuesday this week the Court of Appeal handed down two important new cases on deportation. The first is Mohan v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 1363 and concerns the interaction of family and immigration law. The second is R (on the application of George) v Secretary of...
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