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18 October 2012: Government report finds that the number of people being trafficked into the UK is rising
16 October 2012: BBC says the official migration figures are said by some experts to be based on not much more than guesswork
9 October 2012: Theresa May seeking to reverse European Court of Justice judgments that have redefined free movement as available to all EU citizens rather than just workers
4 October 2012: A tribute to the former EIN editor John Dean who sadly died last week
2 October 2012: ECtHR rules it is a violation of European Convention on Human Rights to dismiss an asylum claim without attempting to verify documents presented by the asylum seeker
1 October 2012: Scottish Refugee Council says hundreds of asylum seekers in Scotland are being left completely destitute with no support and nowhere to live
1 October 2012: UKBA press release outlining the latest changes to the Immigration Rules 
27 September 2012: Court of Justice of the European Union press release following the judgment in Case C-179/11 Cimade and GISTI v Ministre de L'Intérieur on Directive 2003/9/EC
27 September 2012: Foreign Office in court to keep list of 44 countries with the worst immigration record a secret after information commissioner rules for a partial disclosure of the list
25 September 2012: BID's new summary of detainees' experiences with legal advice released, UNCHR issues detailed detention guidelines and calls on states to make better use of alternatives
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Best Practice Guide to Asylum and Human Rights Appeals, 2018 Edition
The current electronic version of the BPG by Mark Henderson, Rowena Moffatt 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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