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10 July 2012: MK & Anor v SSHD [2012] EWHC 1896 (Admin) rules unlawful for UKBA to have a policy that delays offering support to asylum seekers making fresh claims for asylum
10 July 2012: EASO publishes 'Afghanistan: Taliban Strategies - Recruitment', which intends to give an overview of relevant elements of the Taliban's strategies for the recruitment of armed fighters.
5 July 2012: Inspector finds UKBA has no "clear strategy" for dealing with a group of more than 150,000 foreign nationals staying on after their visas expire
4 July 2012: "Immigration detention should never be mandatory or automatic. It should be a measure of last resort," says UN Special Rapporteur
4 July 2012: Government to amend Crime and Courts Bill to allow transfer of immigration judicial review cases from the High Court to the Upper Tribunal
2 July 2012: Special Rapporteur says pressures on Turkish authorities to control irregular migration should not trump the human rights of migrants
29 June 2012: UKBA says from October 2012 if you have overstayed your leave by more than 28 days any application for further leave will be refused
26 June 2012: The Independent Reviewer has published his annual report on the operation of terrorism legislation for the year 2011
22 June 2012: Full text of Ed Miliband's June 22nd speech to the Institute for Public Policy Research on his immigration policy
18 June 2012: UNHCR says 2011 "saw suffering on an epic scale" and resulted in more people becoming refugees than at any time since 2000
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