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How much money do you need to sponsor a family member?

By Shara Pledger, Latitude Law, 07 February 2019
When new Immigration Rules were introduced in 2012, one of the most controversial additions was the minimum income requirement for British/settled spouses hoping to sponsor their foreign partners. The required salary was set at £18,600 per annum, significantly higher than the national…

Why the UK should stay within the EU's asylum system after Brexit

By Ali Bilgic, via The Conversation, 21 January 2019
Until recent media coverage of an increase in people crossing the English Channel by boat, Brexit debates have largely overlooked the future of asylum and international protection after the UK leaves the EU on March 29. The UK's options are challenging – and the risks for current and…

Case Comments: KO (Nigeria) [2018] UKSC 53 and Rhuppiah [2018] UKSC 58

By Paul Skinner, UK Supreme Court Blog, 21 December 2018
INTRODUCTION ECHR, art 8 prevents someone from being removed from the UK where doing so would have a disproportionate impact on their private life and/or family life. Where a migrant seeks to rely on art 8, it is accordingly necessary for the Home Office, or on appeal the First-tier…

New Perspectives on Paragraph 322(5) and ILR

By Asad Ali Khan, 10 December 2018
R (Khan) v SSHD (Dishonesty, Tax Return, Paragraph 322(5)) [2018] UKUT 384 (IAC) (3 May 2018) Migrants in the defunct Tier 1 (General) category used to be a viable source of highly skilled workers for the UK. Since the route was susceptible to abuse the Home Office abolished it…

Standard of Proof for Statelessness is Balance of Probabilities

By Asad Ali Khan, 01 November 2018
AS (Guinea) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWCA Civ 2234 (12 October 2018) The Court of Appeal has held that those asserting that they are stateless need to prove their case on the balance of probabilities. But if such persons are for good reason unable to produce…

Supreme Court shakes up immigration law on the rights of settled children

By Ben Amunwa, Law mostly, 25 October 2018
Full analysis of this landmark judgment sets out fresh guidance for immigration cases on the law of children's best interests, and the extent to which parental misconduct can be considered in human rights claims involving settled children. The UK Supreme Court has given judgment in the…

Split Court of Appeal rules detention of asylum seekers unlawful

By Rajkiran Barhey, UK Human Rights Blog, 18 October 2018
R (on the application of Hemmati and Others) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWCA Civ 2122: The Court of Appeal has concluded, by a 2-1 majority, that the detention of five asylum seekers pending their removal to another country where they should first have claimed…
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