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9 March 2017: Increased demand due to transfers of asylum seekers to London and Calais camp closure
7 March 2017: Ruling rejects earlier opinion by Advocate General Mengozzi on Syrian family who sought visas to enter Belgium
6 March 2017: Report finds situation for stranded asylum seekers is bleak and they face a life of destitution in the UK
6 March 2017: Cross-party Exiting the European Union Committee publishes report on the rights of EU citizens
3 March 2017: Migrant and Refugee Children's Legal Unit says undocumented children are falling through bureaucratic, legislative and systemic cracks
2 March 2017: Agency for Fundamental Rights examines how victims of torture and trauma are handled by national authorities
1 March 2017: Mrs Justice Lang grants permission for full hearing and orders case to be heard on expedited basis
27 February 2017: Benefit of the doubt must be given to asylum seeker pending the determination of age assessment
23 February 2017: Full text of House of Commons Library's briefing, updated after Supreme Court ruling in MM (Lebanon)
23 February 2017: Office for National Statistics estimates net migration at +273,000, down from previous year
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Best Practice Guide to Asylum and Human Rights Appeals, 2015 Edition
The current electronic version of the BPG by Mark Henderson and Alison Pickup freely available on EIN

Best Practice Guide to Asylum and Human Rights Appeals, 2003 Edition
The original 2003 version of the BPG by Mark Henderson [PDF file, 3.16MB]

The financial (minimum income) requirement for partner visas
House of Commons Library report on the minimum income threshold in the Immigration Rules, November 2017

ILPA + EIN Directory of experts
The ILPA Directory of Experts on Countries of Origin on the EIN public site

Case Management Review Hearings Template
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