In R (Babbage) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWHC 2995 (Admin), the Claimant applied for judicial review, claiming that his immigration detention from 27 February 2020 to 29 April 2021 had been unlawful and/or that there was a public law error relating…
Joint Committee on Human Rights: Nationality and Borders Bill is littered with measures that are incompatible with human rights law and UK’s international obligations01 December 2021: Important new report by Parliamentary committee examines Part 3 of Bill on immigration offences and enforcement
Report says victims of sexual and gender-based violence are systematically let down by UK immigration and asylum policies and practices30 November 2021: New research report by SEREDA academic project led by the University of Birmingham's Professor Jenny Phillimore
Legal opinion by Garden Court barristers finds Nationality and Borders Bill disproportionately disadvantages women seeking asylum29 November 2021: Stephanie Harrison, Ubah Dirie, Emma Fitzsimons and Hannah Lynes prepare legal opinion for Women for Refugee Women
At least 27 people have drowned in the English Channel attempting to cross in a small boat. There were three children, seven women, one of whom was pregnant, and 17 men. Although a joint search and rescue operation was seemingly launched in the narrow maritime area between the…
Priti Patel's Nationality and Borders Bill has been controversial since its announcement to say the least. It has faced criticisms for its extremely harsh treatment of asylum seekers and refugees and its potential contribution to creating a hostile environment for migrants…
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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…
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.…
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…
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