A summary of the latest developments in Immigration law between 21 October 2019 to 28 October 2019.
Unlawful detention – violation of Article 3, 5 and 13 ECHR
violation of Article 14 in conjunction with Article 1, Protocol 1 of the Convention – Bedroom Tax – discriminatory
Tier 2 (General) – Appendix K – take-away job
Deportation – 4 year sentence – Article 8 ECHR – S117C & D of 2002 Act – Proportionality – Dismissed.
Asylum – punishment for draft evasion – Ukraine – minimum severity
Unlawful detention – Breach of section 55 duty – finding of unlawful detention – ongoing.
Unlawful detention claim – Permission refused to bring Judicial Review claim
- Long residence guidance
- Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules: HC 170, published on 24 October 2019.
- Endorsing bodies: innovator visa.
- UNHCR releases three important new reports on the experiences of child asylum seekers and refugees in the UK via EIN.
- Former judge calls for relatives of Essex lorry victims to be granted UK entry by The Guardian
- China-UK people trafficking often driven by debt, experts say by The Guardian
- ‘We have nowhere to go’: The stateless UK residents that no country wants to accept by The Independent
- We must not turn our backs on children who seek sanctuary in the UK by The Guardian
- Non-asylum immigration and citizenship matters for separated migrant children brought back into scope of legal aid by EIN
- Relief for Windrush sisters as removal threat overturned by The Guardian
- Independent authority to monitor EU citizens’ rights post-Brexit. Brexit impact assessment report also sets out trade barriers between Northern Ireland and Britain by The Guardian
- Refugee age rows having ‘devastating’ impact on children. UNHCR says children arriving in UK whose age is disputed likely to be denied services by The Guardian
- The Home Office is using citizenship as an administrative money-spinner: The citizenship process needs a rethink. “The drive towards higher fees then comes more from austerity and less from the “hostile environment”.
- Shamima Begum begins appeal against loss of UK citizenship by The Guardian