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5 September 2012: UKBA press release on further changes to the Immigration Rules coming in from 6th September, including changes in response to the Supreme Court ruling in Alvi
4 September 2012: UKBA press release noting that new rules will apply to applications for further leave under non-family migration routes from 1st October
4 September 2012: Report says poorly planned and ill-thought out course of action by UKBA over student visas resulted in chaos and high level of abuse
3 September 2012: New campain calls on government to ensure that asylum-seeking women are treated fairly in the UK and are protected from violence
31 August 2012: Estimated net migration was 216,000 in the year to December 2011 - lower, but not a statistically significant difference, from 252,000 in 2010
30 August 2012: Up to 3,000 non-EU students may have to leave the UK within 60 days as London Met loses its visa licence
30 August 2012: Latest bulletin includes news on the SLF funded third party intervention in the case of MK & Anor v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor [2012] EWHC 1896 (Admin)
29 August 2012: Council of Europe interview with Olivier Beer, UNHCR Representative to the European Institutions in Strasbourg
28 August 2012: London Metropolitan University sets up hotline for international students following reports that UKBA is set to revoke the university's Highly Trusted Sponsor status.
22 August 2012: Letters to be sent to those in the 'migration refusal pool' warning that they face deportation if they do not leave within 28 days
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Best Practice Guide to Asylum and Human Rights Appeals, 2018 Edition
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Best Practice Guide to Asylum and Human Rights Appeals, 2003 Edition
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