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Sole Representative Route Amendment and Failures of Legal Certainty

By Zoe Bantleman, Richmond Chambers, 15 May 2020
In the Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules presented to Parliament in May 2020, released yesterday, the Secretary of State has made clear that she will significantly tighten the sole representative of an overseas business visa category from 4 June 2020. I long expected these…

COVID-19 & The Hostile Environment

By Holly Barrow, Immigration Advice Service, 14 May 2020
As the British public adapts to a new form of normality, the Coronavirus pandemic continues to shed light on critical, deep-rooted issues that have long plagued the UK. Stark inequalities have once more come to light, as BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) individuals are suffering…

Implications of the Coronavirus on a Spouse Visa And Extensions

By Danielle Cohen, 13 May 2020
Many factors come into play in deciding when to make an application for further leave to remain as a spouse, but the most important factor now is how to meet the financial requirements. Depending on how you intend to meet the financial requirements, you may need to bring forward your…

A New Approach in Health-Based Cases

By Joel Reiss, Latitude Law, 06 May 2020
This is a brief overview of the impact of the April 2020 Supreme Court decision in AM (Zimbabwe) (known as AM). This decision is a welcome change from previous precedent set down in the case of "N". AM, like N before it, deals with possible human rights breaches when removing seriously…

Government successfully appeals in ‘Right to Rent’ case

By Samuel March, UK Human Rights Blog, 22 April 2020
R (Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] EWCA Civ 542 On 21st April 2020, the Court of Appeal allowed the Home Office's appeal in the 'right to rent' case. The decision below was covered on this blog here. Notably, the Court of…

Care workers: The forgotten heroes in the fight against Covid-19

By Nilmini Roelens, 20 April 2020
Over the weekend, The Daily Telegraph announced that Covid-19 deaths in care homes could be as high as 7500. In an era where care workers in private institutions are sacrificing their lives but do not have the same recognition as NHS workers with automatic extensions of visas for a year…

Home Secretary may not detain on basis of invalid deportation decision

By Dominic Ruck Keene, UK Human Rights Blog, 03 April 2020
In R (DN – Rwanda) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] UKSC 7, the Supreme Court held that the Claimant was entitled to purse a claim for unlawful detention on the basis that the decision to detain for the purposes of deportation could not be separated from the decision to…

Living in Limbo: the Migrants in the Grey Area of the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Luna Williams, Immigration Advice Service, 26 March 2020
Right now, the world is poised in an unprecedented, and uncertain position. Everywhere we look, businesses are crashing, jobs are being lost or suspended, and people are battening down the hatches in the hopes of waiting out the worst of the pandemic which has gripped not only the UK, but…
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