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Court of Session examines interplay between Article 8 and the Immigration Rules

By Fraser Simpson, UK Human Rights Blog, 28 April 2015
Khan v. The Advocate General for Scotland, [2015] CSIH 29 A Pakistani national refused leave to remain in the UK after expiry of his visitor visa has had his successful challenge to that decision upheld by Scotland's civil appeal court, the Inner House of the Court of Session. The…

Important Changes To Appeal Procedures in Extradition Law

By Gherson, 15 April 2015
From today, 15 April 2015, there will no longer be an automatic right to appeal in Extradition proceedings. Section 160 of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, changes the law so that applications for leave appeal have to be made to the High Court and a judge will…

Court of Appeal gives further guidance on Article 8 in immigration cases

By Millie Polimac, UK Human Rights Blog, 13 March 2015
Singh and Khalid v SSHD [2015] EWCA Civ 74 These two appeals the assessment of article 8 ECHR claims in immigration cases. It is an important addition to the current cases on which rules apply to applications for leave to enter or remain made before the new Immigration Rules came into…

Yarl’s Wood: legal black hole

By Sarah Campbell, Bail for Immigration Detainees via openDemocracy, 10 March 2015
Last Monday 2nd March, Channel 4 news screened disturbing footage from an undercover investigation into Yarl's Wood immigration detention centre in Bedfordshire, England. Staff were filmed referring to the asylum-seeking and migrant women held there as "animals", "beasties" and "b**ches…

2014 Asylum Trends and Facts

By the Refugee Council, 26 February 2015
Today the Government has published its migration statistics for 2014, which include the annual asylum figures. As we are all aware, the truth about asylum is often in short supply, with the same old myths and scare stories peddled again and again. At the Refugee Council, we believe it's…
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