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A hostile environment for immigration lawyers

By Katie Newbury, 12 October 2020
I sometimes joke that I dread telling people what I do for a living. I am of course immensely proud of my work as an immigration lawyer, but the mere mention of immigration can invite less than positive responses. I have found myself defending immigration and correcting a lot of…

How Hunger Strikes at a Detention Centre Cast Shame on UK Government Policy

By Peter Markham, Immigration Advice Service, 06 October 2020
The hysterical ways in which some sections of the UK's media report on refugees whip up a belief that Britain, compared to some of its neighbours, is being overwhelmed by a tsunami of asylum seekers. It all helps a narrative that the Home Office would like us to believe. A look at some…

The impact of digitalisation on the immigration process

By Naga Kandiah and Samir Pasha, 21 September 2020
Introduction The coronavirus pandemic created an impetus for the legal world to finally begin accepting digitalisation of processes, moving away from the traditional paper process to an online version. The immigration process is already faced with a myriad of concerns which leaves the…

Passports: Foreign law must be proved by expert evidence

By Asad Ali Khan, 07 September 2020
Hussein and Another (Status of passports: foreign law) [2020] UKUT 250 (IAC): CMG Ockelton VP has explained that (i) a person who holds a genuine passport, apparently issued to him, and not falsified or altered, has to be regarded as a national of the State that issued the passport, (ii)…

Migrants and the global epidemic of human sex trafficking

By Maddie Grounds, Immigration Advice Service, 11 August 2020
The arrest of socialite and long-time Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell at the end of last month has revitalised anti-trafficking agendas in public and political spheres around the world. The chilling news of Jeffrey Epstein's international trafficking ring last year exposed a web of…

Immigration Bail policy found systemically unfair

By Dominic Ruck Keene, UK Human Rights Blog, 03 August 2020
In three conjoined judicial reviews concerning the legality of the Home Secretary's exercise of her power under paragraph 9 of Schedule 10 of the Immigration Act 2016 to provide accommodation to those who are granted immigration bail, Mr Justice Johnson held in R (Humnyntskyi) v SSHD […
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