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30 January 2013: Children's Society says alarmingly low levels of support are forcing thousands of asylum seekers in the UK into severe poverty
27 January 2013: Home Office press release on the publication of an updated Life in the UK test handbook ahead of the introduction of a new test in March
24 January 2013: A new report by the Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration has found UKBA backlogs of over 16,000 cases
23 January 2013: Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) report calls for drastic rethink of Europe's approach to sharing responsibility for irregular migrants
23 January 2013: Prime Minister says the British people must "have their say" on Europe and pledges referendum by the end of 2017
17 January 2013: Jean-Claude Mignon urges greater European solidarity to help Greece deal with large numbers of irregular migrants and asylum seekers entering the country
15 January 2013: Human rights comment by the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights
9 January 2013: Full text of a new information note on financial support for asylum seekers by the House of Commons Library
9 January 2013: UKBA press release outlining changes made to the Nationality Instructions that affect anyone applying for citizenship after 13 December 2012
4 January 2013: EIN members are encouraged to take a look at our new thematic publication of case law headnotes for the year
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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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