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Rwanda asylum deportation plan faces more delays – how did we get here?

By Natalie Hodgson, University of Nottingham, via The Conversation,
The government's goal to send a flight of asylum seekers to Rwanda this spring is looking less and less likely. The plan has been in the works, blocked by a number of legal rulings, for nearly two years. All now hinges on the passage of a bill declaring Rwanda to be a "safe" country to…

New Immigration Rules Herald Major Changes to Salary Rates

By Gary McIndoe, Latitude Law,
In a wide-ranging Statement of Changes to Immigration Rules published yesterday, 14 March 2024, the government set out new salary thresholds for sponsored workers which will come into effect from 4 April. The changes also confirm increased financial requirements for partners of British…

The UK and the ECHR After Brexit: The Challenge of Immigration Control

By Valsamis Mitsilegas and Elspeth Guild, European Convention on Human Rights Law Review,
Abstract This article examines the challenges that immigration control-related political imperatives in the United Kingdom (UK) have posed for UK compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and evaluates the challenges that the UK's moving away from ECHR compliance…

Test of dishonesty in Ivey applies to deprivation decisions

By Asad Ali Khan,
Ullah v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2024] EWCA Civ 201 (06 March 2024) In a case raising an elementary issue of procedural fairness, the Court of Appeal allowed the appeal of Mr Ullah—a Pakistani national—against the UT's erroneous decision to dismiss his appeal reversing…

The New Domestic Violence Concession & Immigration Rules

By Adam Pipe,
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This immigration law update video by barrister Adam Pipe provides a helpful summary of the Home Office's new migrant victims of domestic abuse concession and the new Appendix Victim of Domestic Abuse of the Immigration Rules that came into effect on 31 January 2024

When Treaties are Forbidden

By Catherine Briddick, University of Oxford, via Verfassungsblog,
Safe Third Country (STC) agreements involve the transfer of protection-seekers from one State to another. They take different forms, including bilateral treaties (the UK-Rwanda Treaty), political agreements (the Italy-Albania MoU) and regional mechanisms (Dublin III). They are usually…

Care Organisations and Sponsor Licence Compliance Issues

By Georgina Griggs, Richmond Chambers,
During the Covid-19 pandemic, and following Brexit, we saw a huge increase in the number of organisations applying for Skilled Worker sponsor licences, particularly organisations in the care sector. Due to Covid restrictions, and the increase in application numbers, the Home Office waved…

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