For a while now, the case of MY (Pakistan)  EWCA Civ 1500 has been pending before the Court of Appeal. The appealed decision, made by the Upper Tribunal (IAC) on 17 February 2020, removed the right to a statutory appeal where the Home Office had not considered any human…
Report finds young Albanians experience lengthy delays waiting for asylum and trafficking decisions in the UK27 October 2021: Delays cause depression, stress and anxiety, and increase the risks of trafficking for young asylum seekers
Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration concerned by Home Office’s culture of scepticism towards claims of vulnerability by immigration detainees26 October 2021: Second annual report examining Adults at Risk policy is published
Council of Europe’s expert group on human trafficking highlights how UK immigration policy negatively impacts victims’ access to justice25 October 2021: New evaluation report on access to justice and effective remedies for victims of trafficking
Parliamentary commission publishes report following comprehensive inquiry into the condition of legal aid19 October 2021: Westminster Commission on Legal Aid concludes that the system as it stands is not sufficient or sustainable
New Judgment: R (on the application of Majera (formerly SM (Rwanda)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
 UKSC 46, on appeal from:  EWCA Civ 2770 The Appellant is a national of Rwanda who had been granted indefinite leave to remain in the United Kingdom. After being convicted of serious criminal offences in 2006, he received a sentence of imprisonment and in 2012 was…
In MY (Suicide risk after Paposhvili) Occupied Palestinian Authority  UKUT 232 (IAC) (23 August 2021), the Upper Tribunal made it clear from the outset that the appellant's appeal was allowed on Article 3 health grounds, which was the determinative issue in the appeal.…
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R (on the application of Majera (formerly SM (Rwanda)) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent)  UKSC 46
KTT, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWHC 2722 (Admin)
Secretary of State for the Home Department v BAA & Anor, R (On The Application Of)  EWCA Civ 1428
Court of Appeal
Cardona, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWHC 2656 (Admin)
R (on the application of Akber) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (paragraph 353; Tribunal's role)  UKUT 00260 (IAC)
Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)
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SI 2021 No. 1034. These Regulations enable certain persons to access income-related benefits upon arrival in Great Britain from Afghanistan, provided they meet the other relevant entitlement conditions. Coming into force 15th September 2021.
SI 2021 No. 743. This instrument seeks to prevent certain children born after 30th June 2021 from failing to acquire British citizenship as a result of their parents not having settled status at the time of their birth. Coming into force 1st July…
Immigration (Restrictions on Employment and Residential Accommodation) (Prescribed Requirements and Codes of Practice) and Licensing Act 2003 (Personal and Premises Licences) (Forms) Order 2021
SI 2021 No. 689. This Order makes a number of changes to the documents which can be produced in order to evidence an individual's right to work in the United Kingdom or enter into a tenancy agreement in England. Coming into force 1st July 2021.…
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