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29 March 2017: Factsheet says detention should only be used as a last resort
27 March 2017: Brief new report reviews how asylum claims based on sexual orientation and gender identity are assessed
24 March 2017: Home Secretary Amber Rudd announces resettled Syrian refugees will now be given full refugee status
21 March 2017: Inspection report of immigration removal centre finds rise in violence and self-harm
20 March 2017: Report examines how Court judgments have influenced national asylum policies in 8 EU countries
16 March 2017: 2017's first statement of changes published, 269 pages long, changes to Tier 2
15 March 2017: Comprehensive report aims to assist practitioners in addressing recurring issues in trafficking cases
14 March 2017: ECRE-coordinated project publishes updated, 98-page report with full overview of UK asylum system
10 March 2017: Updated policy guidance on refugee leave says those who apply for settlement will face safe return review
9 March 2017: Refugee Council welcomes landmark Court of Appeal judgment on Home Office’s age policy
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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
Free PDF format pro forma template provided by HJT Training


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