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Plans for New Women's Detention Centre in Durham are Challenged

By Aaron Gates-Lincoln, 24 May 2021
It has recently been announced that there are plans for the construction of a brand-new women's immigration detention centre at Hassockfield in Medomsley, County Durham. It is expected that the centre would detain around 80 women, and is the Home Office's first new centre since 2014. The…

Fast Track Immigration Route for Prestigious Prize Winners Is Discriminatory

By Aaron Gates-Lincoln, 13 May 2021
The Home Office has recently announced a new decision to 'fast track' the visa processes for winners of a select choice of coveted arts awards who are wishing to enter the UK. The new plans have been announced in part to attract the "best and brightest" talent from around the world,…

High street firms continue to put moral obligation before expenses in pro bono work

By Naga Kandiah and Samir Pasha, 29 April 2021
Pro bono work has always garnered serious attention, but more so since the COVID-19 pandemic. During the pandemic lockdown, clients who were already vulnerable were having to endure harsher circumstances due to either not being able to work, leave their home, or engage with the outside…

Home Office Windrush decision was irrational, holds High Court

By Martin Forde QC, UK Human Rights Blog, 27 April 2021
R (On the Application of Hubert Howard (deceased, substituted by Maresha Howard Rose pursuant to CPR 19.2(4) and PD 19A)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2021] EWHC 1023 (Admin) Hubert Howard was born in 1956 and came to the United Kingdom in 1960, aged almost 4 from…

HJ (Iran) and “Openly Gay”

By Danielle Cohen, 26 April 2021
We often act on behalf of gay asylum seekers who fear persecution on the basis of their homosexuality. On the face of it these cases should be straight forward, given that homosexuality is illegal in many countries. However, in order to be a successful asylum seeker, one has to…
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