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16 March 2011: The Home Office announces that foreign entrepreneurs and investors are being given an extra incentive to come to the UK today by new visa rules, which will reward those who contribute to economic growth.
31 Jan 2011: UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres has warned that Europe's human rights agenda is coming under increasing strain from the pressure of the global economic crisis and a wave of xenophobia.
01 Feb 2011: Supreme Court press summary following the judgment in ZH (Tanzania) v SSHD. The court ruled that an illegal immigrant from Tanzania has the right to stay in the UK because her two children were born in Britain. The Guardian says that the "landmark ruling" expands the law on the human rights of British...
21 Jan 2011: The European Court of Human Rights has held that returning asylum-seekers to Greece under the Dublin II Regulation is a violation of the European Convention on Human Rights. Amnesty International says "today's landmark ruling will have a lasting impact by enhancing the protection of human rights of asylum...
18 Jan 2011: This House of Commons Library paper summarises recent Government statements about its intentions for immigration and asylum policy, and specific changes which it has already introduced.
22 Dec 2010: JCWI outlines the the implications of Lord Justice Sullivan's and Justice Burton's ruling that the coalition government's temporary immigration cap on non-EU migrants had been unlawfully introduced.
23 Nov 2010: The Home Secretary announces new measures that will strictly control the numbers that can come to the UK and work from outside Europe.
05 Nov 2010: The Guardian reports that the European Court of Human Rights has demanded a halt to the forcible return of Iraqi asylum seekers.
22 Oct 2010: The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice announced yesterday the launching of a consultation on the mechanisms for introducing fees to the immigration and asylum appeals system.
21 Oct 2010: The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants expresses deep concern over reports of the death of an Angolan national being deported from the United Kingdom on a British Airways flight.
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