For family members wishing to join a loved one already present in the UK, the thought of having to complete the family visa application process for yourself and your children can seem daunting. This is not least because the UK Home Office place strict eligibility criteria on the…
Inspection report on Home Office’s use of sanctions and penalties finds lack of overall strategy and lack of evidence to show they work15 January 2021: Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration's second report of the week looks at sanctions and penalties
Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration examines the work of Home Office Presenting Officers12 January 2021: New inspection report highlights concerns over training and a lack of preparation time for appeals
Lords Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee concerned by insufficient information over the objective and operation of changes to the asylum process made by December’s HC 104311 January 2021: Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules criticised for imprecise terms and lack of supporting documentation
For years before the vote to leave the EU – a decision motivated in large part by the desire to restrict immigration into the UK – Britain has long been the seat of anti-immigrant sentiment based on the perceived detrimental impact that immigration has on the UK economy. Typical…
Unuane v United Kingdom – 80343/17  ECHR 832 (24 November 2020): In the case of Mr Unuane, a Nigerian national, who had been deported from the UK after a conviction for offences relating to falsification of immigration documents, the ECtHR found a violation of article 8 of…
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SI 2020 No. 1372. This Order gives effect to aspects of the EU Withdrawal Agreement, the EEA EFTA Separation Agreement and the Swiss Citizens’ Rights Agreement. Coming into force from 22nd December 2020.
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Act 2020 (Consequential, Saving, Transitional and Transitory Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
SI 2020 No. 1309. These Regulations make amendments to legislation in the fields of immigration (including access to benefits and services), and nationality in exercise of the powers conferred by section 5(1) of the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Act 2020. Coming…
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